(MMA) Miocic beats Dos Santos to retain UFC heavyweight title

Stipe Miocic speaks during a post fight press conference after his knockout win over Alistair Overeem from the Netherlands in a heavyweight title bout at UFC 203 in Cleveland. Miocic finally gets his chance

Stipe Miocic speaks during a post fight press conference after his knockout win over Alistair Overeem from the Netherlands in a heavyweight title bout at UFC 203 in Cleveland. Miocic finally gets his chance

Jessica Andrade had no quit in her, but unfortunately, she didn't have a whole lot else to offer Joanna Jedrzejczyk in their UFC 211 strawweight title fight either.

Jedrzejczyk opened up the action with a low kick and continued to pepper her with shots until Andrade finally responded with a violent combination that caught the champion flush.

Ms. Andrade tried to mount a fightback in the final round but Mr. Jedrzejczyk would not allow anything such to happen and held on for the win.

From that point on, it was one-way traffic. In a dominant performance, the champion reminded us why she remains a peerless titleholder, scoring a unanimous decision victory with scores of 50-45, 50-44, and 50-45. She also prevented Andrade from getting the fight to the floor, even though Andrade was able to lift her completely off the ground in throw attempts multiple times. When that didn't work either, thanks to Jedrzejczyk's superb takedown defense, the challenger looked dispirited, and out of ideas. Not only has she defended the belt five times in her undefeated career, she's looked increasingly better doing so. "No one", Jedrzejczyk said.

However, the 29-year-old has already admitted she has her eye on the soon-to-be-created UFC 125-pound belt, which may be the only way she finds a meaningful test. No matter what threats upcoming contenders make, Jedrzejczyk says she will always be one step ahead and that will make all of the difference. I'm still purple belt in jiu jitsu. "And this is what I want to do".

Joanna Jedrzejczyk just won her fifth UFC title defense and, as the media and fans begin to compare her to another wunderkind in recent memory, the Polish mixed martial artist declares that she's nothing like Ronda Rousey. Whenever Jedrzejczyk got to close to the fence, she pivoted or switched direction, often causing Andrade to run straight into the fence.

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The fourth round was very much more of the same.

With a weight class now just 10 pounds up for the Jedrzejczyk, the reality of being a two-division champion isn't far-fetched.

"It was not a joke", she said with a laugh. "I'll give my best to become the champ".

For her next match, the UFC reigning title holder is expected to face off against Rose Namajunas. The UFC is simply the best organization in the world, and most of the shows are here in the United States. When she did hit the canvas, she was nearly instantly back to her feet, peppering Andrade with shots.

Jedrzejczyk neither knows, nor does she mind. "I will put in good work from a few weeks and very happy that there is next opening for me and like I said, I want to... if I'm going to be healthy, I would like to fight very quick after my victory at the UFC 211".

"I don't know who's going to be my next opponent right now", Jedrzejczyk added.

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