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Yan Xiaonan ready to play with MacKenzie Dunn at UFC Vegas 60: 'It's the only way she can win this fight'

Home» MMA News» UFC » Yan Xiaonan ready to play with Mackenzie Dunn at UFC Vegas 60: “This is the only way she can win this fight”

UFC women’s strawweight Yan Xiaonan is ready to beat MacKenzie Deng at all costs kindness.

The Chinese fighter just ended his bout with Marina Rodriguez at UFC 272 in March. During that outing, Xiao Nan was decided by a controversial split And lost. The loss was her second in a row as she was previously beaten by Carla Esparza in May 2021.

Despite the losing streak, the 33-year-old scored the first major event of her career. At UFC Vegas 60, Xiao Nan will face jiu-jitsu master MacKenzie Dunn. The Brazilian is on a two-game winning streak and is one of the greatest submission artists in the promotion.

However, Yan Xiaonan is not worried. Earlier today, at UFC Vegas 60 Media Day, the strawweight previewed her bout against Dern. There, the Chinese native said she was ready to go down with her opponent to win.

In fact, it was exactly what she expected. In Xiao Nan’s view, the only way Dunn can win is on the mat. However, the strawweight contender won’t let that happen, as she sees Saturday as a great chance to impress the UFC.

Mackenzie Dern

“She may Will stand up and do something,” Xiao Nan told reporters at UFC Vegas 60 media day. “But it’s just to drag me to the ground because that’s the only way she’s going to win this fight, I believe … this fight they put me in the main event, so I think the UFC, they saw something in me Something special. They saw some really advanced stuff from me. So that’s why they put me in the main event.” (h/t MMAJunkie)

She concluded, “I don’t think about what’s next or what’s going to happen after this fight. I’m just focused on Saturday night. “

What do you think of Yan Xiaonan’s comments? Do you think she’ll beat Mackenzie Dunn? Make your voice heard in the comments section below!

This article was first published on BJPENN.COM



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