Joanna Jędrzejczyk (born August 18, 1987) is a Polish mixed martial artist (MMA) and former Muay Thai kickboxer who competes in the women’s strawweight (115lbs) division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She is the current UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion and is the only Polish champion in UFC history. As of October 2017, she is the consensus #1 female strawweight in the world, and also the #1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world.
“I was fighting Muay Thai for ten years. I started for myself and I just wanted to be in shape. I’ve been fighting MMA since 2012 and I want to be THE best female fighter in my division.” Jedrzejczyk said when first joining the UFC in 2014.