Joanna Jedrzejczyk Announces Massive Sponsorship News

Published 01/19/2021, 11:20 PM EST
TORONTO, ON – DECEMBER 8: Joanna Jedrzejczyk of Poland enters the ring prior to her fight against Valentina Shevchenko of Kyrgyzstan in a flyweight bout during the UFC 231 event at Scotiabank Arena on December 8, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)


Former UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been out of action since her split decision loss to Weili Zhang at UFC 248.

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Jedrzejczyk found herself on the wrong end of the decision after a 5-round war against her Chinese counterpart. The fight has been touted by many as the best in women’s MMA history.

Despite her recent setbacks in the octagon, Joanna has been breaking new ground in the outside world. She recently signed a lucrative sponsorship deal with famous sportswear brand PUMA.

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On her Instagram, she wrote, “I’m super pumped to announce that I have joined @PUMA family  Check out this new ad we made together with my friends: Mateusz Borek, Karolina Gilon, Odeta Moro, Kuba Przygoński, Urszula Radwańska i Maciej Janowski  How do you like this video?”

Jedrzreczyk is considered one of the foremost legends in the history of women’s MMA. After being undefeated for the first 14 fights of her professional career, the Polish superstar suffered 4 losses in her next 6 outings.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MARCH 07: Joanna Jedrzejczyk of Poland reacts after the conclusion of her UFC strawweight championship fight against Zhang Weili of China during the UFC 248 event at T-Mobile Arena on March 07, 2020, in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

There’s no doubt she would like to get another shot at the title. However, the current landscape of the division compels her to wait her turn or fight a contender.

Rose Namajunas or Jessica Andrade will potentially challenge Zhang for the title next. While Jedrzejczyk has previously defeated Andrade, she has lost twice to Namajunas.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has proved herself to be a legend in the UFC

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Despite her recent slump, there’s no doubt Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the best women’s fighters ever to step foot inside the octagon.

Fight fans are guaranteed entertainment every time she steps into the octagon. The UFC 248 fight against Zhang is a testament to that fact. Despite her loss, Jedrzejczyk provided the fans with true entertainment that night.

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What did you make of the latest announcement by Jedrzejczyk on Instagram? Who should the legendary Pole fight once she returns?

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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