Joanna Jedrzejczyk News

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...

Sep 20, 2017 4:19 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Named One of Glamour Mag’s Women of the Year 2017

The champion is back. Joanna Jedrzejczyk will be one of three title fights on the super stacked UFC 217 card at Madison Sqaure Garden. She’s been undefeated, not just in the UFC, but for her entire MMA career. That’s a ridiculous 16-fight win steak, if you throw in her two amateur fights before making her professional...

Sep 12, 2017 5:54 am

BREAKING | Joanna Jedrzejczyk returns at UFC 217 in November

Earlier this month, dominating UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk teased an imminent fight announcement. This morning, we got that fight announcement. As expected, the champ’s next defense will pit her against long-time strawweight contender Rose Namajunas. The two stars will collide at UFC 217 this November, 4 inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden....

Sep 6, 2017 12:03 pm

Strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk promises imminent fight announcement

It’s now been several months since UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s last fight: a lopsided, five-round beatdown of the highly regarded Jessica Andrade back at UFC 211 in May. Since then, the MMA community has been growing increasingly restless waiting for the announcement of the dominant strawweight champ’s next fight. Luckily, that announcement seems to...

Jul 9, 2017 4:25 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk is an absolute gangster

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk is an absolute gangster UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is quickly becoming one of the most popular fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The Polish phenom has gone a perfect 14-0 during her MMA career which includes five straight championship title defenses. After current UFC women’s bantamweight champion...

Jul 8, 2017 2:35 pm

NAC director Bob Bennett explains why Joanna Jedrzejczyk will not be fighting tonight

Saturday afternoon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was hospitalized prior to her UFC 213 main event title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, Nunes was pulled from the card, despite UFC President Dana White revealing after the fact that Nunes was actually cleared to fight. Following the announcement of Nunes being pulled from the fight,...

Jul 8, 2017 1:58 pm

Valentina Shevchenko accepts Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s challenge

Saturday afternoon the MMA community was stunned to learn that just hours before she was scheduled to step into the Octagon to fight Valentina Shevchenko, Amanda Nunes had been pulled from the card after being hospitalized. Without missing a beat, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk offered to step in and fight Shevchenko on short...

Jul 8, 2017 1:22 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempting to step in and fight Valentina Shevchenko

In a surprising turn of events, after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was pulled from her UFC 213 main event scrap with Amanda Nunes tonight in Las Vegas, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who is teammates with Amanda Nunes at American Top Team, is now attempting to convince UFC President Dana White to...

May 31, 2017 9:14 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk wants “to be like Conor McGregor”

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is one of the most dominant champions in the UFC today. Since winning the title from inaugural champion Carla Esparza with a violent, second-round beatdown, she has defended it with impressive wins against Jessica Penne, Valerie Letourneau, Claudia Gadelha, Karolina Kowalkiewicz and most recently, the dangerous Jessica Andrade. And while...

May 16, 2017 12:16 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends Ronda Rousey ahead of record tying title defense

This past weekend at UFC 211, UFC women’s strawweight kingpin Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon against Jessica Andrade for a highly anticipated matchup of styles. Joanna Jedrzejczyk stepped into the Octagon in hopes of picking her opponent apart and using her elite level striking to defend her belt for the fourth time, while Andrade...