UFC Dern vs Yan

The UFC Fight Night returns on Saturday as Mackenzie Dern and Yan Xiaonan lock horns in a strawweight main event in Las Vegas. Both fighters are among the Top 10 in the world, and the winner will get one step closer to the world title. Here you can follow the UFC Dern vs Yan, date, start time, cage walks, fight cards, and how to watch live.

UFC Dern vs Yan Preview

Dern and Yan get the opportunity to be featured in the first main event of four that will take place throughout October. It will be an eye-catching strawweight battle between the fighters among the Top 10.

Who is Mackenzie Dern?

  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Date of Birth: March 24, 1993
  • Height: 5′ 3″
  • Reach: 63″
  • Total Fights: 14
  • Record: 12-2-0

Mackenzie Dern (12-2-0) landed on the wrong side of the result in her first main event last October. However, the 29-year-old Brazilian jiu-jitsu ace returned to the win column with a split decision victory over Tecia Torres at UFC 273 in April.

Dern has been impressive and on a 12-2-0 record, showing continual improvements in her striking. She also won five of her previous six fights.

Who is Yan Xiaonan?

  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Date of Birth: June 16, 1989
  • Height: 5′ 4″
  • Reach: 63″
  • Total Fights: 16
  • Record: 13-3-0

Yan Xiaonan (13-3-0) won her first six fights straight to begin her UFC career and climbed to an overall 13-match winning streak.

However, the Chinese lost back-to-back fights. She lost to the current strawweight world champion Carla Esparza in the spring of 2021. She then dropped another in a split decision loss to Mariana Rodriguez at UFC 272 in March.

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Yan will be keen to come back in the win column and hand the Brazilian a tough night.

UFC Fight Night 211: Date, Time, Cage Walks, and Venue

  • Date: Saturday, October 1
  • Main Card: 7 pm ET / Midnight BST
  • Main Event Cage Walks (approx): 10 pm ET / 3 am BST
  • Venue: UFC Apex in Las Vegas

The main cards of the UFC Dern vs Yan will go underway at 7:00 pm ET, which is Midnight BST. The cage walks for the main event will start around 10:00 pm ET, which is 3:00 am BST. It will depend on how long the undercards go. The event will take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. It will be available to watch live on ESPN+ and BT Sport.

UFC Fight Night 211 Fight Card

Main Card

  • Mackenzie Dern vs. Yan Xiaonan; Women’s strawweight 
  • Francisco Trinaldo vs. Randy Brown; Welterweight 
  • Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones; Bantamweight 
  • Sodiq Yusuff vs. Don Shainis; Featherweight 
  • John Castaneda vs. Daniel Santos; Bantamweight 
  • Mike Davis vs. Viacheslav Borshchev; Lightweight


  • Alex Oleynik vs. Ilir Latifi; Heavyweight 
  • Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci; Women’s strawweight 
  • Joaquim Silva vs. Jesse Ronson; Lightweight 
  • Krzysztof Jotko vs. Brendan Allen; Middleweight 
  • Maxim Grishin vs. Philipe Lins; Light heavyweight 
  • Julija Stoliarenko vs. Chelsea Chandler; Women’s catchweight (140lbs)
  • Guido Cannetti vs. Randy Costa; Bantamweight

How to Stream UFC Fight Night Dern vs Yan Live

Fight fans in the United States can stream the main cards and the main event live via ESPN+. To enjoy the Dern vs Yan live stream on ESPN+, a subscription will be required. It costs $9.99 monthly and $99.99 a year.

In the United Kingdom, BT Sport will broadcast Dern vs Yan live, including the main cards.

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