Fernando Quiles Jr., MMA Info

Joanna Jedrzejczyk nonetheless hopes to haven’t lower than one other fight at strawweight.

Inside the co-main event of UFC 231, Jedrzejczyk went one-on-one with Valentina Shevchenko for the vacant UFC women’s flyweight title. The fight went the area. Finally, it was Shevchenko’s putting and grappling edge that earned her a championship.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Says She Wishes To Return To 115 Kilos

No matter saying she felt comfortable coping with her weight ahead of her women’s flyweight title bout, Jedrzejczyk feels a return to strawweight continues to be in her future. Proper right here’s what she talked about in the middle of the UFC 231 post-fight press conference:

“I have to do that for myself to put dot on I and I’ll drop another time to the strawweight division. However I’m not getting youthful, I’m getting older. And I’ve been on this enterprise for 15 years, so I would like to handle my physique as a result of this camp I noticed how [weight cutting] can influence your physique, your mind, and your efficiency.”

When requested if a title shot might be the one issue to get her to return to the load class, she talked about the subsequent:

“Yeah, solely title shot.”

Jedrzejczyk hasn’t had the very best time decreasing weight. The earlier 115-pound ruler fired her vitamin workforce following her first defeat by the fingers of Rose Namajunas. She blamed an “inexcusable” mistake inside the weight decreasing and dietary course of.

MMA Info has provided safety of UFC 231. We launched you outcomes and highlights and might proceed to ship post-fight tidbits as they grow to be obtainable.

Do you assume Joanna Jedrzejczyk ought to return to strawweight or stick to flyweight?


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