Multi-time Muay Thai champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk earned the biggest victory of her MMA career tonight at UFC on FOX 13: “Dos Santos vs Miocic” in Phoenix, Arizona. The Polish striker edged out BJJ black belt Claudia “Claudinha” Gadelha in a women’s strawweight title eliminator.
Gadelha controlled significant portions of tonight’s fight on the ground and she threatened with submission attempts from top position, but the standup exchanges went in Jędrzejczyk’s favour. She dropped Gadelha late in round one and did just enough to eke out a hard-fought Split Decision victory.
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