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UFC 248 free fight video: Joanna Jedrzejczyk earns title shot with win over Michelle Waterson

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is on a quest to reclaim the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s strawweight title, as she is set to take on recently-crowned champion, Weili Zhang, in the co-main event of UFC 248 this Sat. (March 7, 2020) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Before she earned yet another title fight, Jedrzejczyk had to get back in the win column after coming up short in her bid to win the vacant women’s flyweight title against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231.

In October of last year, Joanna went toe-to-toe with Michelle Waterson at UFC Fight Night 161. Coming into the fight, Waterson was on a role, winning three straight contests and was seemingly one more win away from a title shot.

Unfortunately, “Karate Hottie’s” championship fight dreams were dashed, as Jedrzejczyk got the best of her on the feet for over 25 minutes to walk away with a unanimous decision victory. Thought it wasn’t a walk in the park by any means, as Waterson came to fight, nearly sinking in a rear-naked choke in round number three.

It was a much-needed win for Jedrzejczyk, as she was just 1-3 in her last four outings, including going 0-3 in title fights. Now, “JJ” will attempt to end Zhang’s reign before it picks up any steam in “Sin City.”

UFC 248 — streaming on ESPN+ pay-per-view (PPV) this weekend — is set to be headlined by a Middleweight title fight as division champion, Israel Adesanya, takes on Yoel Romero. will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 248 fight card, starting with the Fight Pass/ESPN+ “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN+.

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