Mackenzie Dern

Invicta FC 26: Mackenzie Dern to debut against Kaline Medeiros

Former Brazilian jiu-jitsu world champion Mackenzie Dern (4-0-0) will make her Invicta FC debut against Kaline Medeiros (8-5-0) on Dec. 8 when Invicta FC returns to the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City for Invicta FC 26.

Dern made the transition from BJJ to MMA in 2016, racking up four victories in the Legacy Fighting Alliance.

Medeiros, 38, lost a decision to former strawweight champion Angela Hill last November at Invicta FC 20.

Invicta FC 26 is scheduled for Dec. 8 in Kansas City. Flyweight champion Jennifer Maia (14-4-0) defends against Aga Niedźwiedź (10-0) in the main event.

The current card includes:

Flyweight Title: Jennifer Maia (14-4-1) vs. Aga Niedźwiedź (10-0)
Strawweight: Mizuki (12-4) vs. Janaisa Morandin (9-1)
Strawweight: Kaline Medeiros (8-5) vs. Mackenzie Dern (4-0)
Flyweight: Vanessa Porto (18-8) vs. Milana Dudieva (11-6)
Strawweight: Amy Montenegro (8-2) vs. Virna Jandiroba (11-0)
Atomweight: Amber Brown (6-4) vs. Tessa Simpson (5-2)
Flyweight: Christine Ferea (1-1) vs. Karina Rodríguez (5-2)

The event will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass.



Kenai is a former Postmedia Network news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.


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