When Karolina Kowalkiewicz made her UFC debut in 2015, many believed it would only be a matter of time before the Polish standout worked her way towards a title shot against fellow Polish native Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Given Kowalkiewicz impressive victory against Rose Namajunas on Saturday night.
According to UFC President Dana White, the Jedrzejczyk vs. Kowalkiewicz title fight could take place in Poland.
“It’s the one that makes sense,” UFC President Dana White said in an interview on Fox Sports 1. “But we’ve got to get back to the office and figure out what to do. I’d love to do that fight in Poland.”
Kowalkiewicz is 3-0 since joining the UFC ranks in 2015 and 10-0 overall as a professional, which includes wins in KSW and Invicta FC. White added that it was Jedrzejczyk who made the case for the UFC to sign Karolina.
“The funny thing is that Joanna Jedrzejczyk wanted us to sign her and said, ‘I want to prove to everybody in Poland that I’m the best,'” White said. “And now she has worked her way up to a possible title shot with [Jedrzejczyk], so it’s very interesting.”
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