No other champion has made quite the splash in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) as quick as Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
But after making her professional mixed martial arts (MMA) debut at 24, and just one defense of her strawweight belt, "Joanna Champion" as she's so fittingly called is on the same career trajectory as bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey.
"I want to defend my title. I want to fight for maybe two or three years more. I want to be a legend in the future," Jedrzejczyk tells FOX Sports 1 host Karyn Bryant. "Maybe if UFC is going to make 125 I would like to become a world champion in the 125 division."
Those are some lofty goals for the former muay-thai champion. Jedrzejczyk (10-0) seems to be taking after a certain loud-mouthed Irishman.
The 28-year-old makes her second title defense against the No. 9-ranked Valerie Letourneau (8-3) at the blockbuster UFC 193 pay-per-view (PPV) on Nov. 14, 2015, who is planning her own "bad surprise" to give to the 115-pound champ in their co-main event "Down Under."
"Trouble" is 3-0 inside the Octagon, with just one win inside the Top 10 and will have to defy some large odds. However, the Canadian was only slotted opposite Jedrzejczyk because Nova Uniao standout Claudia Gadelha was unable to compete because of a finger injury.
Devastated, but not down and out, Gadelha has been the only woman to push Jedrzejczyk to the brink -- the pair fought to a contested split-decision win for the latter in Dec. 2014.
It's very realistic to expect her to tangle with the talented European in the near future, as long as Jedrzejczyk holds up her end of the bargain later this month.
"I won this fight. I'm full of respect for whomever my opponent, Gadelha as well. I want to fight Gadelha one more time and prove to everyone I am a true champion," Jedrzejczyk says.
Catch her full sit-down interview with Bryant on FOX Sports 1 tomorrow night (Mon., Nov. 2, 2015) at 7 p.m. EST and for the complete UFC 193: 'Rousey vs. 'Holm' fight card, click here.