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The UFC will present its latest Fight Night Card on Saturday, October 1. The featured bout is a women’s strawweight match between contenders Mackenzie Dern and Xiaonan Yan. 

The main event will have 12 preliminary matches under it. It will be a massive card, with Dern and Yan battling in the main event for a possible shot at Carla Esparza’s strawweight championship belt.

Randy Brown and Francisco Trinaldo will go at it in a welterweight match as the feature undercard fight. The card also includes Sodiq Yusuff versus Don Shainis along with lightweights Mike Davis and Viacheslav Borshchev. 

UFC Fight Night 211 will take place at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s Apex Facility in Las Vegas. The Apex is the company’s purpose-built facility, and it will once again host a tremendous night of mixed martial arts action. 

Dern vs Yan Date and Location

UFC Fight Night 211: Dern vs Yan will take place on Saturday, October 1 at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event’s prelim bouts will begin at 9:00 PM UK time. The main event portion of the card is expected to follow shortly after the end of the prelims. The main card’s start time will be approximately midnight UK time. 

Dern vs Yan Betting Odds 

Here are the latest betting odds for Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan courtesy of Bet365. 

To win the fight: 

  • Dern 2/5 
  • Yan 2/1 

Fight outcome by TKO, KO, DQ or submission: 

  • Dern 10/11 
  • Yan 11/2 

Fight outcome by decision or technical decision 

  • Dern 7/2 
  • Yan 15/4

Fight outcome by draw 

  • Dern 80/1 
  • Yan 80/1 

Who is the Favourite? 

Dern is the heavy favourite going into UFC Fight Night 211. She has a 12W-2L record ahead of the main event. Saturday night’s bout in Las Vegas will be Dern’s biggest UFC fight to date. 

Yan has a record of 15W-3L in 18 bouts. The 33-year-old goes into the main event fight following back-to-back losses. In May 2021, she lost by TKO to Carla Esparza. Then, in March of this year, Yan lost by split decision to Marina Rodriguez at UFC 272. 

Dern is four years younger than Yan. She goes into the fight after a split decision win at UFC 273 against Tecia Torres in April 2022. The win came after a loss at UFC Fight Night in October 2021 to Marina Rodriguez. Dern and Rodriguez headlined the Fight Night card. Unfortunately for Dern, she lost by unanimous decision. 

Dern is ranked No. 5 in the women’s strawweight division. Yan is ranked No. 6, and Saturday’s fight will put the winner in line for a title match with current champion Carla Esparza. 

Dern vs Yan Undercard 

The undercard is packed with fights at the Apex Facility in Las Vegas. Thirteen fights will take place on the show, and UFC fans will have plenty of hard-hitting action to sink their teeth into. 

Main card 

  • Mackenzie Dern vs. Xiaonan Yan; Strawweight
  • Randy Brown vs. Francisco Trinaldo; Welterweight
  • Raoni Barcelos vs. Trevin Jones; Bantamweight
  • Sodiq Yusuff vs. Don Shainis; Featherweight 
  • John Castaneda vs. Daniel Gustavo Santos; Bantamweight
  • Mike Davis vs. Viacheslav Borshchev; Lightweight
  • Prelims 
  • Ilir Latifi vs. Alexey Oleynik; Heavyweight
  • Jessica Penne vs. Tabatha Ricci; 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; Catchweight
  • Guido Cannetti vs. Randy Costa; Bantamweight

Dern vs Yan Betting Tip 

There is a strong possibility this fight could go to a decision. Both fighters are at favourable odds for a decision, and it makes sense to back it. Why?

Seven of Dern’s 14 fights have gone the distance. She won five of those decisions while losing twice. Dern’s last two fights both went to decisions with her winning one and losing the other. 

Yan has fought 19 times in her career with nine fights going to the judges. She posted eight wins and a loss in those nine decisions. 

Dern is at odds of 7/2 to win by decision, while Yan is at odds of 15/4 to win the match by a decision. The fight is 6/4 to go the distance. 

Dern vs Yan Predictions 

Our betting tips prediction is to back Dern to win the fight by decision. She is coming off a decision win against Tecia Torres in April and looks strong to repeat the victory. 

Yan is coming off back-to-back losses. Her most recent fight, which took place in March, ended in a decision loss. Both fighters have racked up fights going the distance. 

Ten of Yan’s 19 fighters have gone the distance, nine decisions and one no contest. Dern has had 50% of her fights go to the judges. We like Dern to win by decision. 

UFC Calendar 2022 

Here is a look at the UFC's schedule for the remainder of 2022. 

  • October 1 UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Yan 
  • October 15 UFC Fight Night: Grasso vs Araujo 
  • October 22 UFC Fight Night: Oliveira vs Makhachev 
  • October 29 UFC Fight Night: N/A 
  • November 5 UFC Fight Night: N/A 
  • November 12 UFC 281: Adesanya vs Pereira 
  • December 17 UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs Strickland 

UFC Fight Night TV Channel Around the World 

ESPN will carry UFC Fight Night in the United States. Fight fans can check their local listings for Saturday's UFC event. Major sports providers will air the prelims and the main card around the globe. In the UK, fans can watch the UFC Fight Night card starting at 9:00 PM on BT Sport.

UFC Fight Night Live Stream 

Fight fans can stream UFC Fight Night with the BT Sport app. The app makes it easy to watch all of the hard-hitting action on mobile devices, smart TV, game consoles, and more. 

Sports fans can also buy a BT Sport Monthly pass to watch the action. The monthly pass is just £25 a month. There is no contract and you can cancel anytime. Find out more about the BT Sport monthly pass and the great sports action you can live stream with the app. 

Fans can stream UFC Fight Night from wherever they can get an Internet signal. Fight fans will be able to watch the 10-card show at home or while out on Saturday night. 

Will Any Bookmakers Live Stream UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Yan?

The Dern vs Yan Fight Night card won't be streamed by bookmakers. The event can only be seen on BT Sport or the BT Sport app. 

UK bookmakers do not have commercial rights to air the UFC events. BT Sport has exclusive rights to show UFC Fight Night and other events from the mixed martial arts promotion.