Our Amanda Lemos vs. Mackenzie Dern prediction is that a surprise is going to happen. Based on the UFC 298 betting odds, Lemos is the favorite, but we think Dern can stage an upset. To see why, keep reading this Lemos vs. Dern UFC 298 prediction.

Before Betting on Amanda Lemos vs. Mackenzie Dern UFC 298 Fight

Amanda Lemos is a well-rounded fighter who’s 13-3-1 overall. All three of her losses happened in the UFC, with two of them happening within the last two years.

In 2022, Jessica Andrade beat her by submission, while in Lemos’s last fight, she lost to Zhang Weili by unanimous decision in the UFC Women’s Strawweight title fight.

In the fight with Andrade, she got submitted in the first round with an arm triangle. In the fight with Weili, she suffered six takedowns. All this shows that wrestling and grappling aren’t Lemos’s strongest weapons.

This is something that Mackenzie Dern can take advantage of. She’s one of the best grapplers in WMMA, with a 3rd degree black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu under her father Wellington “Megaton” Dias.

Amanda Lemos vs. Mackenzie Dern UFC 298 Offshore Odds & Pick

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Mackenzie Dern is someone who seems capable of beating any opponent by submission. If she can get ahold of Amanda Lemos, she’s going to finish her. Even though UFC 298 odds suggest otherwise, we think Dern will win.

Pick: Mackenzie Dern