In bad shape, Mackenzie Dern has a crucial fight confirmed at UFC Abu Dhabi in August

With just one victory in her last four fights, Mackenzie Dern faces Lupita Godinez on August 3

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M. Dern in UFC victory. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Confirmed for August 3rd, UFC Abu Dhabi had its main card revealed this Wednesday (29th) by Dana White, through a video published on social media. In addition to the presence of veterans such as Nick Diaz e Tony Ferguson, the event will feature the Brazilian Mackenzie dern in a crucial duel against Lupita Godinez in straw weight (up to 52,1 kg).

Seventh place in the category ranking, Mackenzie dern The organization is going through a delicate moment, with three defeats and just one victory in its last four appearances in the Octagon. The Brazilian born in the United States comes from a setback against her compatriot Amanda lemos in a duel in UFC 298, in February.


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Seeking to advance in the division, Lupita Godinez It currently occupies tenth position in the straw ranking. The Mexican had a four-game winning streak interrupted by a defeat to the Brazilian Virna jandiroba at UFC Atlantic City, in March this year.

Mackenzie dern She is the third Brazilian confirmed for UFC Abu Dhabi. In addition to strawweight, Vincent Luque face the veteran Nick Diaz at welterweight (up to 77,1 kg), and Deiveson Figueiredo faces the Ecuadorian Marlon Vera in bantamweight (up to 61,2 kg). The main fight of the event features bantamweights Cody Sandhagen and Umar Nurmagomedov.

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