Mackenzie Dern is an American professional mixed martial artist and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner with a net worth of $1 million. She is currently ranked 5th in the strawweight division of UFC women’s ranking. Additionally, she is ranked 13th in UFC women’s pound-for-pound rankings. Read the article to know Dern’s net worth, salary, earnings, husband, age, and other related information.

About Mackenzie Dern

At the age of 3, Dern began practicing martial arts with her parents. By age 14, She was skillful enough to compete in the adult division. Mackenzie maintained a balanced relationship between her mother and father when her parents divorced in 1996.

Dern made her professional mixed martial arts debut under the Legacy Fighting Alliance. She won her debut match at Legacy FC 58 via unanimous decision. She fought in the LFA campaigns till October of 2017. Within the period, she had a total of 4 fights and won all of them successfully.

On December 8, 2017, Mackenzie Dern participated in the Invincia FC 26 event. There she faced Kaline Medeiros and won via unanimous decision. Following this, she shifted to the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Dern first joined UFC via a promotional match. At the UFC 222, she faced Ashley Yoder and won the bout via split decision. During her 3rd start at the discipline, she faced her career’s first loss. In 2019, she lost a fight against Amanda Ribas via unanimous decision.

At present, Dern has a record of 12 wins and 2 losses from 14 professional bouts. Before joining professional mixed martial arts, she mostly competed in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu events and competitions. There she has a record of 75 wins, 25 losses, and a draw from a total of 101 matches. She is a former 1st ranked IBJJF competitor. As of right now, she is placed 6th in the female division. She will be facing Yan Xiaonan in the upcoming UFC Fight Night 211.

Mackenzie Dern’s Net Worth

Mackenzie Dern’s net worth is $1 million in 2023. She has earned around $900,000 from her professional mixed martial arts career. On average, the martial artist earns $70,000 as a guaranteed payment from each bout. Below is a list of her earnings from recent fights –

Event Guaranteed Purse Win Bonus Other Bonus Endorsement Total
UFC 273 $60,000 $5,000 $64,000
UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Rodriguez $70,000 $50,000 $6,000 $126,000
UFC Fight Night: Vettori vs Holland $54,000 $54,000 $50,000 $6,000 $164,000
UFC 256 $52,000 $52,000 $5,000 $109,000
UFC Fight Night: Covington vs Woodley $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 $4,000 $154,000
UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs Burns $33,000 $33,000 $50,000 $4,000 $120,000

Dern’s Endorsements

Dern has collected a list of endorsement deals for extra annual income thanks to her successful and long-running martial arts and BJJ career. Her current sponsors are War Tribe, Zebra, Damage Control, My Protein, Dopamina, Hayabusa, and KillCliff. She is currently being promoted via Betmotion.

Quick Facts

Full Name Mackenzie Lynne Dern Santos
Nickname Mackenzie Dern
Profession Mixed Martial Arts
Professional Debut 2016
Date of Birth 24 March 1993
Place of Birth Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Age 29
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 115 lb (52 kg)
Net Worth $1 million
Marital Status Married
Father’s Name Wellington Dias
Mother’s Name Luciana Travers Dias
Salary $70,000
Twitter Handle @MackenzieDern
Instagram Handle @mackenziedern

Dern’s Husband

Dern is married to Wesley Santos. Santos is a professional surfer. The pair welcomed their firstborn daughter in 2019. During that period, Dern had to put her career on hold.

Mackenzie Dern and Wesley Santos 2

Her Age

Dern was born on 24 March 1993 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. At present, she is 29 years old.

Her Height and Weight

The American mixed martial artist has a height of 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m), and she weighs 115 lb (52 kg). She is currently competing in the strawweight division of UFC.

Mackenzie Dern’s Stats

Career Achievement

Achievement Medal Year
World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gold 2015
Nogi World Jiu-Jitsu Champion Gold 2014, 2015
Pan Jiu-Jitsu Championship Gold 2015
Asian Open Championship Gold 2014. 2015
World Cup Gold 2015

UFC Career Overview

Category Win Loss
Submission 7  
Division 5 2
Draw 2

UFC Career Stats: 2022 YTD

Category Stats
Significant Strikes Landed per Minute 3.16
Significant Striking Accuracy 35%
Significant Strikes Absorbed per Minute 4.35
Significant Strike Defense 54%
Avg Takedowns Landed per 15min 0.46
Takedown Accuracy 9%
Takedown Defense 40%
Avg Submissions Attempted per 15min 2.0

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FAQ about Mackenzie Dern

What is Mackenzie Dern’s Net Worth in 2023?

Dern’s net worth is $1 million in 2023.

How Tall is Dern?

She is 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m) tall.

Is She Married?

Yes. Dern is married to Wesley Santos.

How Old is Dern?

The MMA star is 29 years old.

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