Joanna Jedrzejczyk has potentially record-breaking title fight confirmed for UFC 217

Ruben Hill
September 12, 2017

This women's strawweight championship bout will join Michael Bisping's attempt to retain his belt against the returning Georges St-Pierre as well as the first title-defence of the men's bantamweight kingpin Cody Garbrandt against TJ Dillashaw and is due to take place in Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 4.

A women's strawweight title fight between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Rose Namajunas is set to go down at UFC 217. But who will she face?

With the bout, Joanna Champion will have a chance to tie Ronda Rousey's title defense record for women in the UFC at six.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is well on her way towards establishing herself as the most dominant female mixed martial artist on the planet right now.

UFC 217 in New York City this November officially has its third title fight.

Namajunas will fight with a belt on the line for the second time in her UFC career. During the taping of that reality show, UFC President Dana White thought that she was the 'next Ronda Rousey.' She earned the title shot after going 4-1 in her next five fights with her latest win coming by a second-round submission win over Michelle Waterson.

Jedrzejczyk, the 30-year-old Polish fan favorite, looks for her 15th straight victory and sixth consecutive title defense.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is coming back to NY. However, since that initial title loss, the 25-year-old has won four of five fights.

On the flip side, Namajunas (6-3) has made her name known in the division since joining the promotion after competing on The Ultimate Fighter 20 in 2014.

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