Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Satoko Sasaki
The fight is for the J-Girls Featherweight Championship from December 20th, 2009, in Tokyo, Japan. This is the fight that Joanna Jedrzejczyk called her “toughest fight ever.” Four-time K-1 World Champion and arguably one of the best kickboxers of all-time, Ernesto Hoost is in the corner of the future UFC strawweight champion Jedrzejczyk.
Jedrzejczyk, the current UFC women’s strawweight champion is undefeated at 10-0. Her most recent win, a title defense over Jessica Penne, June 20. The champion stopped the challenger via strikes in the third round.
Jędrzejczyk officially signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in July 2014. She made her promotional debut, now fighting as a strawweight, on July 26, 2014, at UFC on Fox: Lawler vs. Brown against Juliana Lima. She won the fight via unanimous decision.
Jędrzejczyk next faced undefeated strawweight top contender Cláudia Gadelha on December 13, 2014, at UFC on Fox 13. She won the fight via split decision. The judges’ decision was met with much controversy as the majority of the MMA media scored the bout in favor of Gadelha.
Jędrzejczyk faced Carla Esparza for the UFC Strawweight Championship on March 14, 2015, at UFC 185. Jędrzejczyk won the one-sided bout via TKO in the second round, becoming the first UFC title-holder from Poland and first female European UFC champion. Subsequently, Jędrzejczyk won a Performance of the Night bonus.
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