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‘Great job, ladies’ - Pros react to Yan’s decision win over Dern at UFC Vegas 61

Yan Xiaonan defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 61. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the main event.

Yan Xiaonan defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 61.
Yan Xiaonan defeated Mackenzie Dern at UFC Vegas 61.
Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

In a back-and-forth main event at UFC Vegas 61, Yan Xiaonan showed high-level submission defense in order to outpoint Brazilian jiu-jitsu star Mackenzie Dern. After five rounds, ‘Fury’ managed to edge out her opponent with superior striking and bring home a unanimous decision victory. On Twitter, pro fighters reacted to the match.