Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs Michelle Waterson – 13/10/2019 Preview

Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs Michelle Waterson is one more great fight of Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the main event of UFC Fight Night 161. It’s the women’s strawweight bout which will take place in Tampa, Florida, United States. Both strawweights will have a serious confrontation. Review our thoughts on this bout here below.

On 12th of October UFC comes to Florida. At Amalie Arena, former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk (15-3) will fight former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion Michelle ‘The Karate Hottie’ Waterson (17-6). Both fighters are dangerous, great strikers. It should be a very interesting fight.

 

Joanna Jędrzejczyk

Joanna Jędrzejczyk is coming off a championship bout for the vacant UFC Women’s Flyweight Championship unanimous decision loss against now-champion Valentina Shevchenko. Former UFC Women’s Strawweight queen lost three of her last four fights, including two losses against then-champion Rose Namajunas. But we all know that ‘Boogeywomen’ was champion for the reason and she will be back. Pole is elite class striker – very aggressive, very fast and sharp with her strikes. Also, she has that knockout power in her hands. Jędrzejczyk is young, in her prime, confident fighter. Moreover, she has only lost to two women in her career – Rose Namajunas and Valentina Shevchenko.

 

Michelle ‘The Karate Hottie’ Waterson

Michelle Waterson is coming off a unanimous decision win over former UFC Women’s Strawweight title challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz back in March. Now Waterson is on a three-fight winning streak and definitely looking forward to extend this streak and get a title shot in the future. ‘The Karate Hottie’ is a great striker – she is a black belt in American Freestyle Karate. Waterson likes to throw a lot of kicks, which are really effective. Also American is a well-coached and very smart fighter. Moreover, she is a solid wrestler and has a great submission game.

 

Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs Michelle Waterson H2H

These fighters never met each other in the octagon.

 

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