UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre took place Nov. 4 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-1) looked to continue her historic title reign against top contender Rose Namajunas (7-3) on the night's main card, which aired live on pay-per-view. Catch the video highlights above.
For more on Namajunas vs. Jedrzejczyk, check out the play-by-play courtesy of MMA Fighting's Alexander K. Lee.
Round 1: Intense staredown before this one. Namajunas gets a counter-right early. She’s standing right in there with the champion. A brief flurry and both women having success, Jedrzejczyk landing a kick as they separate. Namajunas connects and she gets a knockdown! Namajunas follows her down and lands punches against the cage, but Jedrzejczyk recovers. Namajunas keeping up the pressure, she lands a left hand that puts Jedrzeczyk down again! Ground-and-pound follows, Jedrzejczyk is turtling up, no response, referee John McCarthy calls this one off. Rose Namajunas is the new UFC strawweight champion.
Official result: Rose Namajunas def. Joanne Jedrzejczyk via TKO (punches) at 3:03 of Round 1