Number four-ranked UFC Women’s Strawweight contender Rose Namajunas joins Jim and Matt in studio to talk about her upcoming fight against Michelle Waterson, dealing with her loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz, having a purpose inside the Octagon, and she addresses Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s recent comments about her, amongst other things. Later, Rose’s opponent, No. 6-ranked Strawweight Michelle Waterson calls in and discusses exercising her demons through MMA, how she got the nickname “Karate Hottie”, Joanna picking her to beat Rose, and she clears the air with Matt about a joke from years ago. Plus, the guys discuss UFC 210 and the controversial Chris Weidman vs. Gegard Mousasi fight.
Some of the highlights from Episode 85 of UFC Unfiltered include:
Rose on getting over her loss to Karolina Kowalkiewicz
Rose on friction with Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Rose on her motivation to fight
Michelle on overcoming her demons inside the Octagon
Michelle became a better fighter with the birth of her daughter