UFC 201 Rose Namajunas vs Karolina Kowalkiewicz Countdown
UFC 201 see’s strawweight Rose Namajunas taking on Karolina Kowalkiewicz. As both fighters gameplan for a fight that could send the winner on to championship contention. And as the champion, Joanna Jedrzejczyk sits dominating the division in impressive fashion. A strong display by either woman should set them up nicely for a new top contender to challenge the strawweight queen.
We follow the progress of Namajunas as she trains with longtime coach Trevor Wittman at 303 training centre in Colorado. As she prepares to face the tough Polish challenge ahead. Sharpening her striking as well as working on he wrestling in preparation for the test ahead. And while having underestimated Carla Esparza, who beat Rose in The Ultimate Fighter Finale. Namajunas won’t be making the same mistake when she steps into the UFC octagon on July 30th at UFC 201.
And having now won three straight fights since her loss in 2014. Thug Rose looks like a fighter on a mission to take the UFC 115 lb title. But along with a winning streak in the UFC comes the fame and fans wanting your attention. And as Rose struggles to deal with her newfound staring role. Its something she is not quite yet used to and will have to work on to refine.
Namajunas vs Kowalkiewicz UFC 201
Waiting in the wings is another fast-rising star from Poland, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, who will enter the upcoming fight with an undefeated record of 9 – 0. And is looking to make her tenth yet another win inside the UFC octagon.
And Karolina is also an athlete who is making quite a name for herself in her home country. As with very few Polish fighters making it to the ranks of the UFC. Anyone who does becomes an instant star on the local scene. But while she may be a big thing in Poland, Karolina believes she enters this fight as an underdog. And with a win over Rose, she believes it sets her up nicely for an inevitable shot at the current strawweight queen.
With both fighters feeling they will be the one having their hand raised on the night. Things are shaping up to give us an outstanding contest between two top-five fighters in the world at 115 lbs. As the dominant champion is waiting for the next challenger to her title, who will be the one to test her reign? Let’s follow these elite fighters as they prepare to go to battle at UFC 201 for the right to be called the number one contender.