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Former UFC strawweight champion Jessica Andrade almost got a title eliminator against Michelle Waterson when Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s weight made her a question mark. The UFC approached Andrade’s team when Jedrzejczyk struggled to slim down ahead of UFC Tampa, and a possible fight with Michelle Waterson was on the table. But then Jedrzejczyk made weight, and the Brazilian went back to plotting her return. Andrade, who lost the UFC strawweight title to Weili Zhang in August,...

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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is just a few days removed from its UFC Fight Night 161: “Joanna vs. Waterson” mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which took place last Sat. night (Oct. 12, 2019) on ESPN+ from inside Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Get complete results and play-by-play here. In the “Sunshine State” headliner, former women’s strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, captured a convincing decision win over Top 10 contender Michelle Waterson, but wasn’t able to gain...

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After five rounds of action at UFC Fight Night 161 inside Amalie Arena, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was awarded a unanimous decision win over Michelle Waterson last Saturday night (Oct. 12, 2019) in Tampa, Florida. Now, it’s on to another championship fight for the former Strawweight queen, who revealed that getting first dibs against current division champion, Weili Zhang, was already set in stone before she even signed on the dotted line to face “Karate Hottie.” “I...

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Former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk had a really good weekend with a dominant performance over Michelle Waterson on Saturday night and then received some welcome news on Sunday. Following her five-round unanimous decision victory, Jedrzejczyk was forced to walk on crutches due to a badly swollen foot that definitely appeared to be broken. Despite the injury, she continued to throw her kicks throughout the fight as she secured a lopsided win and potentially put...

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shares share tweet pin sms send email By: Mike Bohn and Abbey Subhan | October 13, 2019 7:29 pm (ALSO SEE: Sean Shelby’s Shoes: What’s next for Joanna Jedrzejczyk after UFC on ESPN+ 19 win?) Michelle Waterson’s championship aspirations took a major hit on Saturday when she lost to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the UFC on ESPN+ 19 main event. Waterson (17-7 MMA, 5-3 UFC) was largely dominated by Jedrzejczyk (16-3 MMA, 10-3 UFC) over the...

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You go into each fight week with an eye toward the storylines, and with UFC Fight Night 161, which was headlined by former women’s Strawweight champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, and top-ranked contender, Michelle Waterson, the storyline was clear: Did Joanna still have what it takes to become champ again? Of course, when news broke on Wednesday that Joanna might not make weight, that just added to the tempest. What if she didn’t hit her mark? Angela...