In one of three of tonight’s featured championship fights at UFC 217 in Madison Square Garden, strawweight queen Joanna Jędrzejczyk faced challenger “Thug” Rose Namajunas in a pivotal battle. Check out our round-by-round coverage below!
Round 1: JJ in red gloves, Thug is in the blue! Rose and Joanna trading shots early. Rose hits a nice leg kick but Joanna throws back with quick strikes. Rose drops JJ with a straight shot! Joanna gets back to her feet as Rose moves in. Rose clips Joanna with a left hook and drops the champ again! She swarms with strikes and the champ taps as she gets battered!
Rose Namajuans defeats Joanna Jędrzejczyk via first round TKO.