UFC Vegas 73 – Pros react to Mackenzie Dern’s dominant win over Hill: ‘Dern looked ferocious ‘

Pro fighters reacted to Mackenzie Dern's win over Angela Hill at UFC Vegas 73.

By: Lucas Rezende | 2 weeks ago
UFC Vegas 73 – Pros react to Mackenzie Dern’s dominant win over Hill: ‘Dern looked ferocious ‘
IMAGO/Zuma Wire May 19, 2023, LAS VEGAS, LAS VEGAS, NV, United States: LAS VEGAS, NV - May 19: Mackenzie Dern steps on the scale for the official weigh-in at the UFC Apex for UFC Vegas 73 - Dern vs Hill - weigh-ins on May 19, 2023 in LAS VEGAS, United States. LAS VEGAS United States - ZUMAp175 20230519_zsa_p175_053 Copyright: xLouisxGrassex

Jiu-jitsu prevailed at UFC Vegas 73. In a classic grappler vs. striker pairing, the Brazilian jiu-jitsu blackbelt prevailed in the night’s main event. Paired up against Angela Hill, Mackenzie Dern was able to nullify her opponent’s strong suit to pick up an impressive unanimous decision victory in the strawweight division.

Pro fighters praised both women at UFC Vegas 73

On Twitter, professional fighters shared their opinions on the five-round battle. While some athletes praised Mackenzie Dern’s dominance and performance, others also complimented both women’s heart and will to keep on fighting.

UFC Vegas 73 quick results

Mackenzie Dern def. Angela Hill via unanimous decision (49-43, 49-44 & 49-44): Strawweight

Anthony Hernandez def. Edmen Shahbazyan via TKO (ground and pound) at 1:01 of round 3: Middleweight

Loopy Godinez def. Emily Ducote via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28 & 29-28): Catchweight 120 lbs

Joaquin Buckley def. Andre Fialho via TKO (head kick) at 4:15 of round 2: Welterweight

Diego Ferreira def. Michael Johnson via KO (overhand right) at 1:50 of round 2: Lightweight

Viacheslav Borshchev def. Maheshate via TKO (punches) at 2:37 of round 2: Lightweight

Karolina Kowalkiewicz def. Vanessa Demopoulos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 & 30-27): Strawweight

Natalia Silva def. Victoria Leonardo via TKO (punches) at 2:58 of round 1: Flyweight

Chase Hooper def. Nick Fiore via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27 & 30-27): Lightweight

Rodrigo Nascimento def. Ilir Latifi via split decision (29-28, 28-29 & 29-28): Heavyweight

Gilbert Urbina def. Orion Cosce via TKO (strikes) at 2:55 of round 1: Welterweight

Themba Gorimbo def. Takashi Sato via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 & 30-27): Welterweight

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Lucas Rezende
Lucas Rezende

Lucas Rezende is a Brazilian journalist and writer from Belem, Para. He has been covering MMA since 2012 and contributing with Bloody Elbow since March 2015. When not writing, Lucas also teaches English. In his free time, he enjoys reading, slapping the bass guitar and traveling.

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