Joanna Jedrzejczyk has shed mild upon whether or not she’ll compete in boxing sooner or later. The previous UFC ladies’s strawweight champion indicated that she loves boxing however doesn’t see herself preventing within the squared circle.
Forward of her rematch in opposition to Zhang Weili at UFC 275 on June 11, Joanna Jedrzejczyk spoke to James Lynch and advised that she’s at present centered on her UFC profession:
“I used to do two or three camps with the nationwide group of boxing in Poland. And I actually prefer to field. I used to do it extra. However you realize what? If I retired, I retired from the UFC, I wanna be Corridor of Famer. And someway there are such a lot of freak struggle organizations in Poland as nicely. I may make this larger, larger, larger cash.”
“But when I retire from MMA, I need to retire from the UFC, I need to maintain the standard. I wanna go there simply to struggle and get this cash as a result of I’ve so many plans, so many issues I need to do after I retire.”
Nonetheless, the Polish hanging savant famous that she understands why some MMA fighters are partaking in big-money crossover boxing matches. Joanna Jedrzejczyk emphasised that whereas she needs them the very best, she’s unlikely to compete in boxing.
Moreover, Jedrzejczyk reiterated that she plans to do many various issues sooner or later. She recalled her current racing debut and revealed that she cherished it and wish to compete in racing.
Jedrzejczyk highlighted that cash isn’t every little thing, however as of now, she’s dedicated to incomes cash by being knowledgeable fighter. When requested if she’d struggle YouTube stars in crossover boxing matches, Jedrzejczyk appeared dismissive of the identical.
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Daniel Cormier believes Joanna Jedrzejczyk is the best UFC ladies’s strawweight champion
Earlier than Rose Namajunas’ current loss in her rematch in opposition to Carla Esparza, which noticed her drop the UFC ladies’s strawweight title, many hailed Namajunas as the best champion within the division’s historical past. Nonetheless, MMA legend Daniel Cormier disagreed with this take.
On ESPN MMA’s present DC & RC, Cormier defined that MMA continues to be a younger sport and that Namajunas has an extended strategy to go earlier than being proclaimed the best ladies’s strawweight champion. Regardless of Namajunas having crushed Jedrzejczyk twice, DC hailed the latter as the best strawweight and mentioned:
“The best champion on this division’s historical past is Joanna Jedrzejczyk. It would not simply level to the match-ups, due to all of the defenses. The best way that she really put that weight class on the map is why we view her in the way in which that we do.”
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