What Is Jan Blachowicz’s Relationship With Former UFC Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk?


After a rocky begin within the UFC, Jan Blachowicz managed to show issues round and rightfully maintain the sunshine heavyweight title in opposition to all odds. Whereas he has earned his well-deserved place within the fight world, it was absolutely a tough journey with many setbacks.

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At first, many individuals didn’t imagine in him, however he stored up his laborious work and continued engaged on his expertise. Nonetheless, Joanna Jedrzejczyk was his avid supporter. She rooted for him forward of his maiden UFC title battle on Struggle Island. 

RIO RANCHO, NEW MEXICO – FEBRUARY 15: Jan Blachowicz of Poland celebrates his KO victory over Corey Anderson of their mild heavyweight bout throughout the UFC Struggle Night time occasion at Santa Ana Star Heart on February 15, 2020 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. (Picture by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC through Getty Pictures)

Jedrzejczyk and Blachowicz, who’ve recognized one another for nearly 20 years, supply mutual assist to one another.

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In a chat with SCMP, Joanna mentioned, “He was alleged to battle for his belt so many occasions, and I really feel like he’s prepared. I do know he’s prepared. He’s been coaching so laborious. It’s been some time since he fought final, however I feel it’s the time. I want he was combating Jon Jones, however the battle with Reyes goes to be a really fascinating match-up, a really robust battle for each of them.” (h/t BloodyElbow)

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In an interview, talking concerning the assist he acquired from Jedrzejczyk, ‘The Polish Energy’ mentioned, “It’s superb, you recognize. I do know Joanna a very long time. She helps me each time after I battle; I assist her.”

Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s response to Jan Blachowicz profitable the title

Blachowicz confronted the highly effective Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 and received through a knockout. The 38-year-old Pole grew to become the primary fighter aside from Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier to carry the 205 lbs title since 2011. Jon Jones had beforehand dropped his mild heavyweight title to compete within the heavyweight division.

When Blachowicz received the sunshine heavyweight title, Jedrzejczyk couldn’t comprise her happiness and had the sweetest response.

She additionally wrote on Twitter to congratulate her fellow Polish fighter.

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It’s nice to see such mutual respect and assist amongst each the Polish fighters and associates.

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Jedrzejczyk hasn’t been within the octagon for some time. Her final battle was in opposition to Zhang Weili at UFC 248. Despite the fact that Jedrzejczyk misplaced to ‘Magnum’, this battle is remembered as certainly one of her greatest performances.

When Jedrzejczyk returns to the octagon, it might be fairly fascinating to see Blachowicz support her. What do you consider this comradeship? Tell us within the feedback under. 

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