Tag: Joanna Jedrzejczyk

What’s next for UFC 228’s winning fighters?

One of the better Pay-Per-View events of the year from top-to-bottom took place on Saturday in Dallas, Texas. UFC 228 had incredible fights all card long. The three women’s fights did not fail to produce (as usual). Continue reading “What’s next for UFC 228’s winning fighters?”

The Subtleties of Women’s MMA and Weight Cutting

Ahhh, weight cutting. Some call it barbaric, and others call it essential to maintaining a competitive edge. Like it or not, it’s embedded into the dynamics of MMA competition. It contributes to the drama of MMA culture as well (Did Joanna’s weight cut really affect her performance against Rose, or as so many people suggest, is it just a silly excuse for an embarrassing loss?). Adding to the multiple layers of complexity is the fact that women’s weight-cutting experiences differ greatly from those of men. Continue reading “The Subtleties of Women’s MMA and Weight Cutting”