Claudia Gadelha: Joanna is too stupid to thrash talk

UFCHIGHLIGHTED 24.03.2016 15:55h Author:


A new rivalry in mixed martial arts is slowly creeping out of the shadows, as straw weight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and top contender Claudia Gadelha have been at each other’s throats every chance they get.

Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha are serving as opposing coaches in the new season of The Ultimate Fighter and they are to fight at TUF 23 Finals. The two already fought in December 2014 when the Polish fighter won via split decision.

During the shooting their rivalry rose to a whole new level but as Gadelha told Combate, Joanna isn’t one to talk trash. Not because she doesn’t want to, but rather because she is too “stupid” to offer up rebuttals when someone stands up to her.

“Conor McGregor is very intelligent. He knows what he’s talking about. If you tell him something, he will fire back. Joanna is not like that. She’s stupid. She tried to tease me the whole season, but I just ignored her. She tried to get in my head, but I think I got inside her head. She started out trash talking and trying to intimidate me, but whenever I replied, she would just stay quiet, she didn’t know what to say. You’ll see. She stopped trash talking midway through the season.”