TORONTO – Mike Brown has spent the past several years working closely with Joanna Jedrzejczyk . The former WEC champion and current standout coach at American Top Team has seen Jedrzejczyk go through tumultuous weight cuts during her strawweight title reign, but has nothing but positive reviews about her preparation for Saturday’s flyweight title bout against Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231. Check out the Q&A below (or watch the video above) as Brown details Jedrzejczyk’s (15-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC) past, present and future ahead of the matchup with Shevchenko (15-3 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 231, which takes place at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto and airs on pay-per-view following prelims on FS1 and UFC Fight Pass. Related Joanna Jedrzejczyk: UFC 231 title win makes me 'GOAT of women's MMA' Valentina Shevchenko explains why muay Thai wins over Joanna Jedrzejczyk matter before UFC 231 * * * * What kind of difference have you seen with Joanna during this training camp without having to make the grueling weight cut down to strawweight? “She was killing herself to make that weight and that’s not the way to do it. She used to compete at 125 in muay Thai.
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