Video – Mackenzie Dern’s Shocking Revelations Pre-UFC 295!
Mackenzie Dern Triumphs Over Personal Chaos, Ready for UFC 295
Amidst personal upheaval, Mackenzie Dern is set to face Jessica Andrade at UFC 295. Despite a recent divorce and the challenges of motherhood, Dern remains undeterred, embracing the chaos as a part of her journey.
In the wake of her gym’s closure, Dern has pivoted, crafting a home training space and seeking guidance from champions like Henry Cejudo. Her resilience shines through the tumult of restructuring training regimes and managing injuries, as she gears up for a pivotal match in her career.
Dern’s life outside the octagon has been a balancing act of late, with the finalization of a taxing divorce and a custody arrangement for her daughter. The financial and emotional aftermath of these events have bled into her professional life, with Dern candidly admitting the extent to which her fighting income is tied to these personal matters.
For Dern, no aspect of her personal strife serves as an excuse. She acknowledges the shared struggles among fighters, including her upcoming opponent Andrade, who is also navigating a divorce. Dern sees the octagon as an outlet for stress, a battleground where personal victories are won alongside professional ones.