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Marina Rodriguez continued to construct momentum as a real strawweight title contender Saturday when she defeated Mackenzie Dern within the UFC Fight Night 194 major occasion.
In a struggle wherein she was the betting underdog, Rodriguez (16-1-2 MMA, 5-1-2 UFC) turned in a principally one-sided efficiency towards grappling whiz Dern (11-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) to earn a unanimous resolution on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
Not solely did Rodriguez present her abilities on the ft, however she survived some scary moments with Dern on the bottom. She now has three consecutive wins and is line for an enormous alternative at 115 kilos.
The query, nonetheless, is what’s going to that chance appear to be? Rodriguez already deferred the following title shot to Carla Esparza, and the strawweight title rematch between Rose Namajunas and Zhang Weili is simply across the nook at UFC 268 on Nov. 6.
Watch the video above for ideas and evaluation on Rodriguez’s future after UFC Fight Night 194.