At UFC 217 “Thug” Rose Namajunas defied the odds by taking out long reigning strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk with a first round knockout. Jedrzejczyk happened to have the heaviest betting odds of all the title fights on the card, including Cody Garbrandt and Michael Bisping. Now, in new released footage, we get the corner cam audio from the former champion’s losing efforts at Madison Square Garden.
“Thug” Rose is a star in the making, and the world was captivated by her demeanor in the lead up to fight night. She was able to easily outwork the champion over the course of the short bout, knocking out the Polish product in the very first round.
Now, for the first time since the fight, we can get up-close and personal with the men in the corners of the ladies, and see just how their mindset was during the UFC title fight.
It’s a fascinating watch!