Joanna Jedrzejczyk News

Jan 8, 2018 6:31 am

VIDEO| Watch Joanna Jedrzejczyk carry the Olympic torch for Poland

For POLAND🇵🇱 For the @ufc Family☝🏼 For all of YOU🌎 🔥#OlympicTorchRelay 🇰🇷 @pyeongchang2018 👸🏻#joannajedrzejczyk #JJ #Korea #OlympicTorch #OlympicFlame A post shared by Joanna Jedrzejczyk (@joannajedrzejczyk) on Jan 7, 2018 at 6:19pm PST Last month, we learned that former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk would be carrying the Olympic torch for her native Poland ahead...

Dec 27, 2017 10:03 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk to carry 2018 Olympic flame for Poland

We can now add another item to former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s long list of accolades, achievements and awards. The striking specialist will carry the Olympic torch for her home country of Poland in the lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Jedrzejczyk announced this news on a recent radio...

Dec 21, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Cheers Up Kids in the Hospital Dressed as a Reindeer

There’s so much trash talk in MMA. Between all the social media jabs and competition-fueled drama, sometimes it’s a welcome change of pace to see some super sweet news. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is no stranger to philanthropy or making her time available to fans. She was even shooting hoops with some neighborhood kids before UFC 217. Just...

Dec 9, 2017 11:29 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Joins the Fight Against the Rebel Alliance

Joanna Ex-Champion shadow boxing dressed as a Stormtrooper pic.twitter.com/BZLk6EKLBS — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) December 9, 2017 During the lead-up to her last fight, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was criticized by some about her mental warfare against Rose Namajunas. Since then, she’s vowed to come back stronger and better than ever, insisting she’ll even be more arrogant. We knew...

Dec 9, 2017 8:03 am

VIDEO | Footage of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Grueling Weight Cut the UFC Allegedly Wanted Deleted

After Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s fight with Rose Namajunas, the former champion never made excuses. However, she did mention that something personal happened going into the fight but never revealed what it could have been. Yesterday the news finally broke that Jedrzejczyk was dealing with an absolutely brutal cut that she kept under wraps until just now. Fresh...

Dec 8, 2017 7:58 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Opens Up on Weight Cutting Horror Before UFC 217

Joanna Jędrzejczyk w @przeglad pierwszy raz tak otwarcie o katorżniczym zbijaniu wagi, które jej zdaniem spowodowało przegraną z Rose Namajunas. Cały wywiad na stronie Przeglądu Sportowego, wieczorem na Youtube https://t.co/3xTHDGzJTK pic.twitter.com/XxR3HPT5iy — Przemysław Osiak (@PrzemyslawOsiak) December 8, 2017 Back at UFC 217, Rose Namajunas did the unthinkable and dethroned Joanna Jedrzejczyk. She never made excuses and...

Nov 30, 2017 10:56 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Chills Out With Action Bronson and Chef Mario Batali

No, that’s not Roy Nelson walking around in a Carhartt shirt and backwards cap, that’s rapper/chef/mogul ACtion Bronson. Before UFC 217, Joanna Jedrzejczyk dropped by VICE and created a partnership of massive proportions. While Jedrzejczyk has been dominating in the UFC, rapper Bronson has been taking over the airwaves. His nomadic culinary adventures that span across multiple...

Nov 24, 2017 8:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Vows to Come Back Even More Arrogant in Return

Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s message for critics: I will be more ‘cocky,’ ‘arrogant’ and ‘loud’ after #UFC217 loss https://t.co/L3kM4PtqCe pic.twitter.com/CwVR4LQcrn — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) November 24, 2017 During the lead-up to UFC 217, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was at her most vicious. Some argued, maybe too vicious. She came under fire because some felt she was being too arrogant in the...

Nov 15, 2017 5:15 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gives the Date for Her Next Fight

At UFC 217, Rose Namajunas marched in there and did the unthinkable. In one of the biggest upsets in UFC history, Namajunas took out Joanna Jedrzejczyk and was crowned the new UFC strawweight champion. Given that she had been so incredibly dominant in her title reign, it wouldn’t be out of the question for the UFC...

Nov 7, 2017 1:41 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Congratulated Rose Namajunas Backstage after UFC 217

Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the build-up to a fight is usually just as frightening as she is inside the cage, but things got especially nasty during the build-up of UFC 217. It was a startling contrast between the way Rose Namajunas handled the situation. Amidst the chaos and whatever happened behind the scenes with Pat Barry,...

Nov 7, 2017 5:58 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Rose Namajunas loss: I didn’t tap

Last weekend, in a shocking UFC 217 upset, long-time UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk succumbed to a salvo of first-round punches from unheralded challenger Rose Namajunas. In fact, she even seemed to tap out from her challenger’s unexpected assault. Speaking on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, however, Jedrzejczyk refuted the widespread belief that...

Nov 4, 2017 11:12 pm

An emotional Joanna Jedrzejczyk does not want to be compared to Ronda Rousey

Joanna Jedrzejczyk relinquished her UFC strawweight title in shocking fashion at tonight’s UFC 217 event in New York, suffering a first-round knockout loss to Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk appeared at tonight’s UFC 217 post-fight press conference where she discussed the first ever setback of her professional mixed martial arts career. “This happens to all the greats.”...

Nov 4, 2017 8:27 pm

UFC 217 Results: Rose Namajunas KO’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk

A women’s strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rose Namajunas took place during tonight’s UFC 217 main card in New York. Round one begins and Rose lands a good low kick to start. Jedrzejczyk fires back with a left hand. Rose counters with a right. Namajunas seems to be very comfortable early. Joanna fires...

Nov 4, 2017 11:51 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk is Super Pissed Off at Pat Barry

Pat Barry is currently in hiding. pic.twitter.com/5uHPL1WCfU — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) November 4, 2017 Joanna Jedrzejczyk has always been intimidating during the build-up to any fight, but this just has been different. Everything is turned up to 11 and that’s not just a Stranger Things reference directed toward Rose Namajunas. Jedrzejczyk will be stomping into Madison...

Nov 4, 2017 7:40 am

VIDEO | Panel of MMA Fighters Unanimously Pick Joanna Jedrzejczyk to Win at UFC 217

A match-up that threatens to steal the show tonight at the extremely stacked UFC 217 is Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s title defense against Rose Namajunas. It speaks to Jedrzejczyk’s presence and dominance in the sport that, among a name like Georges St-Pierre and one of the best fights on paper ever between Cody Garbrant and TJ Dillashaw, she holds...

Nov 3, 2017 8:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Chokes Ryan Seacrest on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Sprinting through UFC 217’s last promotional leg, Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been everywhere. There has been three or four press conferences total and countless media duties. Even though we’re a single day away from the fights at Madison Square Garden, the gears are still spinning. The UFC strawweight champion will be on a show with rapper...

Nov 2, 2017 1:39 pm

VIDEO | Things get a bit physical at UFC 217 press conference staredowns

The UFC 217 pre-fight press conference took place on Thursday ahead of the stacked fight card taking place this weekend at the Madison Square Garden in New York. UFC 217 features three title fights. UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will take on Georges St-Pierre in the former welterweight champion’s first fight back since 2013. UFC...

Nov 1, 2017 10:58 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Talks Wings, Tupac and 23 Other Things You May Not Know About Her

Leading up to UFC 217, Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been her most intimidating yet. Her entire language has leveled up from its usual confidence, to near super villain levels. She’s out here tearing her long sleeve shirts with elbows in training and declaring her dominance will never endure so much as a hiccup. Some people may be...

Oct 31, 2017 1:19 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Admits Flyweight Would Be Her Biggest Challenge Yet

This weekend, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will once again strut into Madison Square Garden just under the co-main event to defend her UFC strawweight title. Rose Namajunas stands a violent and crafty challenger who is not intimidated, but consensus is she’ll be just another person who falls short against her overwhelming dominance. It’s a performance so consistent,...

Oct 26, 2017 11:57 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Shot Hoops in the Park and Made These Kid’s Day

Next weekend, UFC 217 will finally be upon us, lighting up the night with three huge title fights that will have us screaming and jumping out of our seats. One of the many awesome fights we are blessed with by the MMA gods will be Joanna Jedrzejczyk throwing down with “Thug” Rose Namajunas. Leading up...

Oct 26, 2017 6:41 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes she knows why Claudia Gadelha lost to Jessica Andrade

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Japan, top flyweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade were locked into the cage together. Despite being a noteworthy underdog heading into this fight, Andrade ultimately came out on top, capturing a decision win in an absolutely thrilling upset. Speaking on a media conference...

Oct 25, 2017 5:27 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Gets Nasty on UFC 217 Conference Call

As if we needed to have November 4th’s stacked UFC 217 card sold to us, we’re just a couple of weeks away and the promotional engines are firing on all cylinders. Cody Garbrandt just probably had his best verbal performance of his career and is convincing us all a fight with Demetrious Johnson is next....

Oct 21, 2017 7:09 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Vows to ‘Cut All The Roses’ at Madison Square Garden

After putting her entire division on notice with an intense interview, Joanna Jedrzejczyk seems to be at the height of her confidence coming into her fight with Rose Namajunas in November. The title challenger won’t be moved though, even during their chilling staredown, Namajunas didn’t move an inch. She’s said she will not be one...

Oct 18, 2017 5:39 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Wants Her Doubters To Comment on Her Next Victory Picture

With as many fights as there are toward the end of this year, it’s hard to keep track of all of them. Even on UFC 217 alone, a card full of great fights are buried under three incredible title fights. Despite sharing the spotlight with names like Michael Bisping, Georges St-Pierre, Cody Garbrandt and TJ...

Oct 9, 2017 6:55 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk hints at future two-division title reign

The new UFC women’s flyweight division is slowly starting to take shape. By the time the current season of The Ultimate Fighter wraps up, the 125-pound weight class with have a brand new champion. That champion, of course, will not actually be in a particularly enviable position, as they’ll have to deal with not only...

Sep 24, 2017 4:06 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has goals to accomplish before moving up to flyweight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is busy preparing to defend her strawweight title against Rose Namajunas at November’s UFC 217 event in New York. If Joanna can emerge victorious at UFC 217 she will tie Ronda Rousey for the most women’s title defenses with six. The UFC recently introduced a new women’s flyweight division to their roster which...