Joanna Jedrzejczyk Height, Age, Net Worth

Quick Info Joanna Jedrzejczyk :

NameJoanna Jędrzejczyk
NickNameJoanna Jedrzejczyk
Date of Birth18 August 1987
Age (2024)37 Years
Height5ft 5in
Professionformer professional mixed martial artist and
Muay Thai kickboxer
SpousePrzemysław Buta
Joanna Jedrzejczyk wife
ParentsJan Jędrzejczyk, Anna Jędrzejczyk
Net Worth15-17 Million Dollars

Who is Joanna Jedrzejczyk ?

Joanna Jedrzejczyk, born on August 18, 1987, is a revered Polish former professional mixed martial artist and Muay Thai kickboxer who has left an indelible mark on the world of combat sports. Widely regarded as the greatest female strawweight mixed martial artist of all time, Jędrzejczyk’s impact on the sport is underscored by her remarkable achievements and numerous records in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Jędrzejczyk’s journey into the world of martial arts began with the discovery of Muay Thai during her teenage years. This initial encounter ignited a passion that led her to compete in national and European tournaments, where she earned an impressive array of accolades, including six IFMA World Muaythai Championships medals, five of which were gold. Her amateur Muay Thai career boasted an outstanding record of 37 wins and 3 losses, setting the stage for her eventual transition to professional competition.

In the realm of mixed martial arts (MMA), Jędrzejczyk made her mark with an undefeated streak in her first nine fights, culminating in her capturing the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship in March 2015 by defeating Carla Esparza. During her tenure as the strawweight champion, she set several records, including the most successful title defenses (5) and most consecutive wins at strawweight

Facts about Joanna Jedrzejczyk :

  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk was born in Poland on August 18, 1987.
  • She discovered Muay Thai at 16 while looking for fitness activities.
  • Jędrzejczyk competed in Muay Thai and kickboxing for 10 years, winning over 60 fights.
  • She earned six IFMA world medals (five gold) in Muay Thai.
  • Jędrzejczyk also won five world titles in professional Muay Thai and kickboxing.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Joanna Jedrzejczyk
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk transitioned to MMA in 2012 and went undefeated in her first nine fights.
  • She signed with the UFC in 2014 and became the first Polish UFC champion by winning the strawweight title in 2015.
  • Jędrzejczyk holds the record for most successful strawweight title defenses (5) in the UFC.
  • She’s also tied for the most consecutive wins at strawweight (8).
  • Joanna is known for her elite striking and has the record for most significant strikes landed in a UFC championship fight (225).
  • Jędrzejczyk defeated Jessica Penne, Cláudia Gadelha (twice), Valérie Létourneau, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, and Jéssica Andrade to defend her strawweight title five times.
  • Her fight against Jessica Penne was awarded “Fight of the Night” honors.
  • The win over Létourneau saw Jędrzejczyk set the record for most significant strikes in a championship fight (at the time).
  • Both of her fights against Gadelha were awarded “Fight of the Night” bonuses.
  • Joanna Jedrzejczyk suffered her first MMA loss to Rose Namajunas in 2017.
  • She lost the rematch to Namajunas in 2018.
  • Jędrzejczyk unsuccessfully challenged Valentina Shevchenko for the flyweight title in 2018.
  • In 2020, she lost a split decision to Zhang Weili in a fight many consider the greatest in women’s MMA history.
  • After a two-year layoff, Joanna Jedrzejczyk retired from MMA in June 2022 following a rematch loss to Zhang Weili.
  • Despite the losses at the end of her career, Jędrzejczyk is widely regarded as the greatest female strawweight fighter of all time.

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