Mackenzie Dern was born in March 24, 1993. She is an accomplished Brazilian-American jiu jitsu black belt and mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter. Former world Nº 1 IBJJF competitor and former ADCC World Champion, she is seen as one of the best female grapplers of her generation. Before joining the UFC she has also competed in Legacy Fighting Alliance and Invicta Fighting Championship.

Name: Mackenzie Lynne Dern

Birth: March 24, 1993

Place of birth: Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Height: 1.60m

Weight: 56 kg

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Background

Mackenzie was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Being the daughter of Wellington “Megaton” Dias – one of the top BJJ black belts in the world – she started practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu by the age of 3 with both her father and her stepmother Luciana Tavares, who is also a black belt. Being a natural at sports since a kid, Mackenzie started competing in jiu jitsu’s adult division at the age of 14. With talent and her tuition being closely followed by her father and Royler Gracie, Mackenzie won the world championship in every belt on her way to black belt, a degree awarded to her by her father just before her 20th birthday. After succeeding in Brazilian Jiu-Jits she to start her career in MMA in 2016.

MMA FIGHT HISTORY

7

Wins

4

By submission

3

By decision

0

Losses

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Spectrum of Person

Spontaneous

Beach lover

Love pets

Family

Approachable

Authentic

Feminine

Strong

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Brazilian-American

Mackenzie was born and rise in Phoenix, Arizona, but she is fluent in both English and Portuguese. She has stated that Portuguese has become her primary tongue since her father and stepmother are Brazilian.

Pets

Mackenzie love animals, she has two american bulldogs that are part of her family Chance and Delilah.

Beach Lover

When she’s not training she enjoys being at the beach and recently she start surfing as a hobby.

 

 

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Conquests

2015 -IBJJF World Champion
2015- IBJJF World No-Gi Champion
2015- UAEJJF Abu Dhabi World Pro Champion
2015-2016 IBJJF Pan American Champion
2015-2016 IBJJF European Open Champion
2015- FIVE Super League Champion
2013- Copa Podio Superfight Champion

OTHER ACTIVITIES

SURF

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30M

worldwide surfing population estimated

2.8M

USA surfers population estimated

22B

worldwide revenue estimated

8B

Estimated revenue for the U.S

60% of surfers are above 25 years

19% of surfers are women

CROSSFIT

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4M

people practice the activity worldwide

120

countries

42% of people who practice CrossFit have between 25 – 34 years old

50% have an annual income of greater than $150,000