UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy recently. In addition to touring the country and visiting top MMA gyms along the way, she recently completed filming of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 23. She’ll be one coach and her nemesis, Claudia Gadelha, will be the other.
While the filming lead to some tense moments (more on that in a moment), Jedrzejczyk has very few reasons not to smile these days.
“It was nice,” the champion said of the filming of TUF for Fox Sports 1 on Monday during an appearance on The MMA Hour. “Very good experience. I’m very happy about that I was part of. I used to do the same reality show in Poland. Little bit different. Small production, but was more for TV, for people to sell it, but TUF is known. People bring emotions, situations and this what I like about it. I cannot wait when I’m going to watch it on FS1.
“But the most important fight is going to be July 8,” Jedrzejczyk noted. “That’s all. It’s going to be better than that one.”
That’s the scheduled date of the finale for season 23 of TUF where Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha will meet again. The pair first fought December of 2014 in the UFC where the Brazilian dropped a split-decision loss.
Both fighters appear to be at each other’s throat, so much so that a brawl ensued on the last day of the show, but one that cameras didn’t capture.
“It was nice, you know?,” Jedrzejczyk joked about having to be around her rival. “Of course, last day I had enough. Claudia, she just talk too much. It was enough. She didn’t get into my head. I was the adult and she was the kid. I was just…I got enough,” she continued. “So I say a few words to ….View full article
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