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UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill Odds, Picks & Predictions

Nick Holz

by Nick Holz in Mixed Martial Arts News

Updated May 17, 2023 · 9:38 AM UTC

Mackenzie Dern punching Nina Nunes in the face
April 10, 2021; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Mackenzie Dern punches Nina Nunes in a strawweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on April 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mandatory Credit: Chris Unger/Handout Photo via USA TODAY Sports
  • UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill takes place this Saturday, May 20th from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas
  • Dern has won five of her last seven UFC fights
  • Read below for all the UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill predictions, odds and best bets for this card

UFC Fight Night is back with another compelling event, featuring a straw weight main event between submission specialist MacKenzie Dern and the ever-improving Angela “Overkill” Hill. The co-main event sees middleweight prospect Edmen Shahbazyan taking on the versatile Anthony Hernandez. Don’t miss your chance to bet on UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill!

You can catch all of the UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill action on ESPN+ starting at 4pm ET on Saturday, May 20th. Until then check out all the odds and our best bets below.

UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill Odds

Fighter Odds
MacKenzie Dern -170
Angela Hill +145
Fighter Odds
Edmen Shahbazyan +200
Anthony Hernandez -240
Fighter Odds
Carlos Diego Ferreira -155
Michael Johnson +135
Fighter Odds
Andrew Fialho -105
Joaquin Buckley -115
Fighter Odds
Maheshate +140
 Viacheslav Borshchev -675
Fighter Odds
Emily Ducote +130
Lupita Godinez -150
Fighter Odds
Karolina Kowalkiewicz -130
Vanessa Demopoulos +110
Fighter Odds
Orion Cosce -120
Gilbert Urbina +100
Fighter Odds
Ilir Latifi +170
Rodrigo Nascimento -200
Fighter Odds
Chase Hooper +120
Nick Fiore -140
Fighter Odds
Natalia Silva -800
Victoria Leonardo +575
Fighter Odds
Takashi Sato -110
Themba Gorimbo -110

American Mackenzie Dern is a -170 favorite over her compatriot Angela Hill who comes back as a +145 underdog. While Edmen Shahbazyan will look to pull out a victory as the underdog at +200 odds with Anthony Hernandez the -240 favorite in the co-main event.



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Dern vs Hill Odds & Predictions

In the evening’s main event, BJJ world champion Mackenzie Dern faces the experienced Angela Hill in a bout that could make Dern a true contender.

MacKenzie Dern, renowned for her world-class grappling, has continuously improved her striking to become a genuine threat in the division. With a seven victories by submission in her career and an aggressive style, Dern is always hunting for the finish.

Angela Hill, on the other hand, is a well-rounded fighter with crisp striking and solid takedown defense. With the most fights in UFC strawweight history, Hill’s experience and tenacity should not be overlooked.

Mackenzie Dern
Angela Hill
30 Age 38
5’4 Height 5’3
63″ Reach 64.5″
7 Career Finishes 5

While Dern’s superior grappling and improving striking could prove pivotal, Hill’s experience and striking will pose a problem for her opponent. That being said, Dern is the far younger fighter, hungry to make a name for herself in the UFC’s strawweight division. Bet on Dern to emerge victorious.

UFC Fight Night: Dern vs Hill Pick: Mackenzie Dern to win -170

Shahbazyan vs Johnson Odds & Predictions

In the co-main event, exciting middleweight Edmen Shahbazyan meets the durable and versatile Anthony Hernandez.

Shahbazyan is a dynamic striker with a knack for finishing fights early. His quick hands and accurate power punching make him a threat to any fighter in the division.

Anthony Hernandez, on the other hand, is a gritty fighter with a balanced mix of striking and grappling. His ability to push the pace and keep his opponents guessing has earned him several impressive victories.

While Shahbazyan dangerous striking will make him a factor in this fight, Hernandez has proven to be a very durable fighter. He owns a much more well-rounded skillset and will use his grappling to gain an edge on Saturday night.

UFC Fight Night Co-Main Event Pick: Anthony Hernandez to win -240

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