Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC Fight Night 178: Covington vs. Woodley is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Mackenzie Dern will take on Randa “Quiet Storm” Markos in the Women’s Strawweight Bout. You can view the full UFC Fight Night 178 card.

In this post, we will break down Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 29-year-old, Mackenzie Dern is coming in with a 8-1-0 record. Dern will be fighting for the first time since a win via submission against Hannah Cifers at UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns in May.

Markos, meanwhile, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Amanda Ribas on May 30, 2020 at UFC Fight Night: Lee vs. Oliveira and holds a 10-9-1 record.

Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos
5′ 4″
5′ 4″
115 lbs.
115 lbs.

Mackenzie Dern has an orthodox fighting stance with a 63″ reach. The 37-year-old, Randa Markos is an orthodox fighter with a 63″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Mackenzie Dern:
→ Dern’s striking accuracy is 32%.
→ Dern lands 3.14 significant strikes per minute.
→ Dern’s takedown accuracy is 7%.
→ Dern’s takedown average is 0.43 per 15 minutes.
→ Dern’s takedown defense is 0%.

Dern comes in with 32% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.14 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Markos fires at 41% accuracy, landing about 2.96 significant strikes per minute. Mackenzie Dern also has a 7% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 0.43 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Markos’s 1.35 takedowns and 58% takedown accuracy.

Randa Markos:
→ Markos’s striking accuracy is 41%.
→ Markos lands 2.96 significant strikes per minute.
→ Markos’s takedown accuracy is 28%.
→ Markos’s takedown average is 1.35 per 15 minutes.
→ Markos’s takedown defense is 58%.

Randa spent on average 13:30 minutes in the Octagon and Mackenzie has an average fight time of 8:46 minutes.

This looks like an interesting matchup, at least on paper. UFC Fight Night 178 is live in , who do you think will win, Mackenzie or Randa? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC Fight Night 178: Covington vs. Woodley
September 19, 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos

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