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ADCC World Championship Day 1 News and Results Event Results MMA News 

ADCC World Championship Day 1 News and Results

The ADCC World Championships are finally here! Today, in Finland, it was the opening day with already a ton of great matches and surprises. Last year’s – 60 kg Champion and current Legacy FC fighter, Mackenzie Dern, lost to local favorite Elvira Karppinen by points in the opening round. Karppinen advances to the semifinals against Bianca Basilio. Another surprise came... Read More
2-time World Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu champ, rising MMA superstar Mackenzie Dern partners with Zebra Athletics MMA News 

2-time World Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu champ, rising MMA superstar Mackenzie Dern partners with Zebra Athletics

Zebra Athletics, the world’s leading outfitter of martial arts and MMA training facilities, announced today a new marketing and sponsorship agreement with Mackenzie Dern, the 2-time World Black Belt Jiu-Jitsu champion and rising MMA superstar. “We’re excited to partner with Mackenzie,” stated Zebra CEO, Chuck Blanski. “Not only is she a great athlete, but she values the same things we... Read More
WATCH:  Mackenzie Dern submitted at IBJJF’s Rio Falls MMA News Video 

WATCH: Mackenzie Dern submitted at IBJJF’s Rio Falls

Mackenzie Dern submitted in under 2 minutes Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace Mackenzie Dern was submitted at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF’s) Rio Falls at the Tijuca Tenis Club gymnasium Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was Dern’s first submission loss in years. She was defeated by three-time jiu-jitsu world champion Bia Mesquita in the absolute final in just... Read More
Mackenzie Dern on if she rolled with Ronda Rousey: I’d tap her two, three times MMA News Video 

Mackenzie Dern on if she rolled with Ronda Rousey: I’d tap her two, three times

Mackenzie Dern on if she rolled with Ronda Rousey: I’d tap her two, three times The number one ranked female black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mackenzie Dern, was asked how many times she could tap Ronda Rousey if given ten minutes.  The interview came at last weekend’s 2017 World MMA Awards in Las Vegas. “I think that Jiu-Jitsu is a... Read More
Mackenzie Dern Beats Meagan Green at Female Black Belt division finals Event Results MMA News 

Mackenzie Dern Beats Meagan Green at Female Black Belt division finals

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam | Tokyo | The Art of Jiu-Jitsu Was Displayed At The Highest Level in Japan    Mackenzie Dern Beats Meagan Green at the Gi 70kg Female Black Belt division finals Faisal Al Ketbi and Yahya Al Hammadi of UAE Jiu-Jitsu National Team won Silver and Bronze respectively at the Gi 85kg male Black Belt and Gi 110kg... Read More
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Heads To Tokyo, Japan Events MMA News 

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Heads To Tokyo, Japan

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Heads To Tokyo, Japan The Second Leg Of The Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Jiu-Jitsu World Tour Heads To Tokyo, Japan  Abu Dhabi Grand Slam heads to Tokyo, Japan on 23rd October 2016 at Big Turtle Fukaya, Saitama  Over $100,000 in cash prize to be won for the Jiu-Jitsu players  Black Belt Adult GI winners receive... Read More
Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour Los Angeles 3rd & 4th September Events MMA News 

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour Los Angeles 3rd & 4th September

Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour Los Angeles 3rd & 4th September Jiu-Jitsu Players Prepare for The Worlds Most Prestigious Jiu-Jitsu Championship Series in Los Angeles, USA  Abu Dhabi Grand Slam kicks off on 3rd & 4th September 2016 at L.A Convention Center, Los Angeles, USA  Over $100,000 in cash prize to be won for the Jiu-Jitsu players  Black Belt... Read More
Mackenzie Dern dominant in MMA debut at Legacy FC 58 MMA News 

Mackenzie Dern dominant in MMA debut at Legacy FC 58

Mackenzie Dern dominant in MMA debut at Legacy FC 58 The world’s best female Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner, Mackenzie Dern, made her long awaited mixed martial arts debut tonight and was dominant from bell to bell throughout three full rounds. Dern would score a unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) over Kenia Rosas who survived submission attempt after submission attempt. The... Read More
BJJ standout Mackenzie Dern signs with Legacy FC, MMA debut in July MMA News 

BJJ standout Mackenzie Dern signs with Legacy FC, MMA debut in July

Top Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner Mackenzie Dern is transitioning to mixed martial arts.  Dern has signed a deal with Legacy FC and will make her MMA debut July 22 in Dallas, the promotion announced Thursday. Currently the IBJJF ranks Mackenzie as the number one female black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.She holds a black belt under her father, Wellington “Megaton” Dias who... Read More