Joanna Jędrzejczyk is a Polish former professional mixed martial artist and Muay Thai kickboxer. She has been called the greatest female strawweight mixed martial artist of all time, including by Daniel Cormier, who credited her with putting the weight class “on the map”.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Biography
|Full Name||Joanna Jędrzejczyk|
|Date Of Birth||August 18, 1987|
|Place of Birth||Poland|
|Nick/Pet Name||JJ/Joanna Champion|
|Ethnic Belonging||Not Known|
|Father’s Name||Jan Jędrzejczyk|
|Mother’s Name||Ana Jędrzejczyk|
|Number Of Siblings||One sister, Katarzyna|
|Age||34 Years Old|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Weight||125 lb (57 kg)|
|Net worth||$4 million|
|Active Since||2014 (MMA)|
|Current works||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|Social Handle||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 18, 1987 (34 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Olsztyn, Poland|
Joanna Jędrzejczyk is a Polish mixed martial artist and former Muay Thai kickboxer who competes in the women’s flyweight and women’s straw-weight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
Joanna Jedrezejcyk was born on the 18th of August, 1987, in Olsztyn, Poland. She is Polish by her nationality and is of mixed European white ethnicity. She also has a twin sister named Katarzyna Jedrzejczyk and has an elder sister Ewa. There is no detailed info about her educational life and parents.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Family, Sister & Boyfriend
Jedrzejcyk is the daughter of Anna Jędrzejczyk and Jan Jędrzejczyk. She has a sister Katarzyna, who is older than her. Similarly, the UFC fighter is very close to her sibling. She often posts pictures and photos with them on her social media account. Joanna is Catholic by religion and even prays with Rosary before landing her steps in the ring. Previously, she was engaged to Polish footballer Przemysław Buta. Currently, JJ is no longer in a relationship with Buta. She is enjoying her single life at the moment.
Joanna Jedrzejczyk Highlights
Here are some of the best highlights of Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s career:
- Women’s MMA Press Awards (Strawweight of the Year, 2014)
- Best Fighter of the Half-Year (2015)
- Lady Violence Award (2015)
Joanna competed in Muay Thai for 10 years and holds a record of 70 wins, along with six world championships and four European championships. Further, she also has a professional kickboxing record of 27 wins and 2 losses and holds an amateur kickboxing record of 37 wins and 3 losses.
Joanna debuted her mixed martial arts career on May 19, 2012. After that, She signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in July 2014. She made her debut against on July 26, 2014. Further, Jędrzejczyk faced undefeated Straw-weight top contender Cláudia Gadelha on December 13, 2014, at UFC on Fox 13 and won the match via a controversial decision victory to fight Carla Esparza for a UFC Straw-weight strap.
After she won against Carla Esparza in UFC 185, she became the first polish fighter to become a UFC champion. She first faced a surprising TKO loss in the first round at the UFC 217 event against Rose Namajunas and lost her title to thug Rose.