Mackenzie Dern vs. Yan Xiaonan headlines October UFC Fight Night event

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Mackenzie Dern got her second career UFC main event.

The UFC strawweight contender is set to take on Yan Xiaonan in the main event of a UFC Fight Night on Oct. 1. The location for the event has yet to be determined.

The news was confirmed by MMA Junkie following an initial report from ESPN.

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Dern (12-2 MMA, 7-2 UFC) is coming off a decision win over Tecia Torres at UFC 273 in April. The victory put Dern back in the win column, as she had previously lost to Marina Rodriguez – a defeat that snapped a four-fight winning streak.

On the other hand, Xiaonan (15-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) looks to bounce back from her worst career moment. The Chinese fighter is on a two-fight losing streak, coming up short against champion Carla Esparza and top contender Marina Rodriguez. Prior to the pair of defeats, Xiaonan was unbeaten in her past 13 bouts.