Mackenzie Dern (1-0-0), the world champion Jiu-jitsu fighter who recently transitioned to MMA, missed the strawweight limit by 2.3 pounds at the Legacy FC 61 weigh-ins Thursday.

The 23-year-old Dern, who won a dominant decision win over Kenai Rosas in her first MMA bout, will be fined a percentage of her purse to opponent Montana Stewart (6-2-0).

UPDATE: Watch Mackenzie Dern pull off an amazing submission of Montana Stewart here.

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Dern’s weight troubles did not go unnoticed.

Stewart, who weighed in at 115.5 pounds, should be further motivated to win her seventh fight in a row after dropping her first two bouts.

Legacy FC 61 is set for Friday, Oct. 14 at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas.


Dern misses weight for Legacy FC 61 fight with Stewart