LAS VEGAS — If you thought it was crazy seeing Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha nearly come to blows at the “Unstoppable” press conference Friday, that was nothing.
Jedrzejczyk, the UFC women’s strawweight champion, and Gadelha got into a brawl after the finish of The Ultimate Fighter 23 recently, UFC president Dana White said Friday night at the EA Sports UFC 2 launch party at Mandalay Bay.
“Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha, on the last day of filming when everything shut down, got into a full-blown fist fight,” White said. “Head kicks. Nasty fight in The Ultimate Fighter gym.”
White separated Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha on Friday at the press conference just like he did in the final square off of the TUF season. But White was not around when the two were nearly alone together after the show wrapped, he said.
“The show is over, the cameras were put away,” White said. “The sad and scary part was very few people were left in the gym. The last day of The Ultimate Fighter is almost like the last day of school. Everybody is signing each other’s stuff and all this other stuff.”
White said the two had a volatile relationship all season. And during the final faceoff, Gadelha cut off whatever Jedrzejczyk was going to say. White said Gadelha told Jedrzejczyk, “Shut the f*ck up, bitch.”
“[She said,] ‘I’m so fucking sick of listening to your mouth,'” White said. “And they started going at it and I pulled them apart.”
The UFC boss said after the show finished up they were sitting on the benches and Jedrzejczyk threw a water bottle at Gadelha. Then, it erupted.
“You noticed when they were showing each other the water bottles [during the press conference?” White said. “Joanna Jedrzejczyk hit her with a water bottle and that’s how ….View full article
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