Marina Rodriguez and Mackenzie Dern topped the UFC Vegas 39 card in what many individuals thought can be a traditional striker versus grappler match-up. Ultimately the striker was the one who dominated and Rodriguez secured the unanimous resolution.
Much of the primary spherical was spent within the clinch with Rodriguez capturing Dern and wrapping her up. Rodriguez, the underdog, clearly captured the primary spherical.
In the second Dern was in a position to take management on the toes after which, after being tossed to the canvas took management there too. Round 2 was all Dern, controlling the arms and physique of Rodriguez as she looked for the submission. With slightly below a minute Dern landed enormous strikes, trying to reposition her opponent however wasn’t in a position to get the end earlier than the bell.
UFC Vegas 39 reside outcomes: Mackenzie Dern vs. Marina Rodriguez
The third spherical and fourth rounds have been a stand-up affair which meant it was Rodriguez in management once more. Dern was having bother discovering her vary and it was clear going into spherical 5 Dern wanted a end if she needed to earn the win.
In the fifth, they each landed important strikes however neither have been capable of finding the end and it went to scorecards.
With this win, Rodriguez enters the dialog for the following shot at strawweight champion Rose Namajunas. Many followers and pundits consider former champion Carla Esparza must be subsequent however everyone knows the UFC makes their very own choices and an enormous win is an effective solution to marketing campaign for your self.