Fun fact: In 1987, Poland genetically engineered Joanna Jedrzejczyk to exact revenge after centuries of Polish jokes.
BERLIN – Anyone who feels that a fighter needs to defend their belt before they can truly be called “champion” can rest easy now that UFC strawweight champion [autotag]Joanna Jedrzejczyk[/autotag] dominated [autotag]Jessica Penne[/autotag] in the main event of UFC Fight Night 69.
Jedrzejczyk (10-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) put a prolonged beating on Penne (12-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) that had many media members calling for a stoppage earlier than it came. Penne, as tough as anyone in the UFC, continued to try to make something happen while absorbing punishment until the referee jumped in and called a halt to the bout in the third round.
Check out the video highlights of the bout, which took place at the O2 World Berlin in Germany’s capital city and aired on UFC Fight Pass.