Former champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk planning strawweight return

It looks like the UFC strawweight division could get much more interesting in the coming months. Joanna Jedrzejczyk is known for being the former champion of the division and for being on top of it for years after taking the…

The importance of Valentina Shevchenko’s takedowns against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 231

In the run-up to their UFC 231 co-main event bout, a great deal of attention was given to the three Muay Thai bouts between Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. As Shevchenko was victorious in all three bouts, many used this…

Joanna Jedrzejczyk to Rose Namajunas: “You should bow down because I’m the queen”

Joanna Jedrzejczyk returned to her old ways and scored a unanimous decision victory over Tecia Torres at UFC on FOX 30 in Calgary. Just like Jose Aldo before her, Jedrzejczyk’s vintage performance was a reminder of what she is still…

Here’s how Rose Namajunas edged her way to victory over Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223

One of the most anticipated rematches in women’s MMA took place last night when Rose Namajunas faced Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 223 at the sold-out Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. In their first bout, we saw Rose Namajunas storm…

Why has the UFC failed to create a female star since Ronda Rousey?

In November 2012, UFC president Dana White announced the arrival of women in the UFC, a moment that he said would never happen just a year prior. Ronda Rousey, the Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion, became the inaugural 135-pound champion in…

Repeating Greatness: Rose Namajunas is ready to beat Joanna Jedrzejczyk at her own game at UFC 223

You can stop holding your breath, the night we’ve all been waiting for is nearly here. UFC 223 takes place on April 7 at the famous Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The co-main event of the evening is the…