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Backup Fighter for UFC 231 Co-Main Event Revealed

The co-main event of UFC 231 has two of the most reliable and professional athletes you will ever encounter in Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. But with all the busted cards and unwanted surprises of the past couple of years, the UFC has started to embrace the concept of...

Valentina Shevchenko on History With Joanna: “It’s Affecting Her”

In the co-main event of UFC 231, Valentina Shevchenko and Joanna Jedrzejczyk will compete for the vacant flyweight championship. The history shared between the two fighters goes back over a decade in time, as Shevchenko holds three victories over Jedrzejczyk in Muay Thai. Valentina Shevchenko has already made it...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Eyes 2019 Strawweight Title Shot

Joanna Jedrzejczyk will compete at flyweight for the first time in the UFC when she battles Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231 for the vacant flyweight championship. Jedrzejczyk is enjoying the move, especially with some past issues cutting weight to fight at 115, most notably prior to her UFC 217...

Valentina Shevchenko Ready For Fight With “Real Professional” Joanna Jedrzejczyk

This past weekend was not a pleasant one for Valentina Shevchenko. She was scheduled to co-main event the UFC 228 pay-per-view (PPV) from Dallas, Texas. Shevchenko was to challenge Nicco Montano for the UFC women's flyweight title. Instead, Montano was hospitalized during her weight cut and removed from the card. Montano...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Believes Pressure is all on Rose Namajunas

Joanna Jedrzejczyk was a -417 favorite going into her UFC 217 title defense against Rose Namajunas. Of the 3 title fights which took place that night, hers was considered the most predictable, the fight with the least chance of a champion being dethroned. As it turned out, 3 champions would...

An Early Look At UFC 223, The Best Card Of The Year (So Far)

It's been a solid start to the UFC calendar through the first three months of 2018. We've already seen some epic fights, stunning knockouts and slick submissions, but the best is yet to come. Next Saturday, April 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, the most stacked...

Joanna Jedrezjczyk Says Rose Namajunas Won Battle, Not War

”I’m the owner of this belt and I’ve owned this belt for two years and nine months.” - Joanna Jedrezjczyk Heading into UFC 217, few felt Joanna Jedrzejczyk's title reign was in jeopardy. The Polish phenom had been so dominant in her career to that point that Rose Namajunas was...

Rose Namajunas Predicts She Chokes Out Joanna Jedrzejczyk in Rematch

Rose Namajunas shocked the MMA world at UFC 217 when she defeated Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Many felt Joanna would be the one to pass Ronda Rousey's title defense record but Rose put a stop to all that. Namajunas' evolution over the last couple of years has been significant. The UFC strawweight...
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Rose Namajunas on Joanna Jedrzejczyk Rematch: ‘Can’t Paint Mona Lisa Twice’

Rose Namajunas has no issues with giving Joanna Jedrzejczyk a rematch. The two will meet for the strawweight title at UFC 223 on April 7 from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. For Namajunas (7-3), the hard part is figuring out a way to improve upon her dominating performance from last...

Rose Namajunas Discusses the Options for her First Title Defense

Rose Namajunas shook up the world when she knocked out the dominant and formerly unbeaten strawweight machine Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 last year With an impatient queue forming to be first in line to challenge the new champion, it is safe to say that "Thug Rose" has many options. “For me,...

Joanna Jedrzejczyk: ‘Rose Namajunas is Just Cleaning my Belt’

Dethroned women's strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has insisted that her absence from the top spot in the division is set to be temporary The Polish fighter spoke this weekend at a fan Q&A during UFC Shanghai fight week in China and disputed Rose Namajunas' status as champion. “I’m the real champion,”...
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Joanna Jedrzejczyk on Her UFC 217 Mistake: ‘My Hand was Low, She got Me’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk immediately went to the back and watched a replay of her UFC 217 loss to Rose Namajunas. And moments later, Jedrzejczyk had already saw her mistake. "My coach showed me the video," she said. "My hand was low and she got me. It was a big surprise, but...
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Rose Namajunas Gives Emotion-Filled Interview Following UFC 217

Rose Namajunas is on top of the UFC strawweight world. Namajunas became just the third female fighter to hold the title Saturday night, finishing Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217. After making it to the finals of The Ultimate Fighter, Namajunas was topped by Carla Esparza. Now, she joins her as...
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Embedded: Sixth Edition Posted for UFC 217

The sixth episode for UFC 217: Embedded has been released, giving us behind-the-scenes footage of Saturday's fighters as they prepare for battle. We hear from both middleweight champion Michael Bisping and challenger Georges St-Pierre as they continue to trade shots following a press conference in which that is all they...

UFC 217 Predictions: MMANews Staff Expect Fireworks in NYC

UFC 217 is set to go down in Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, with returning legend Georges St-Pierre set to challenge Michael Bisping for the middleweight championship The promotion makes just its second visit to the iconic Madison Square Garden in what is one of the most eagerly anticipated...