Joanna Jedrzejczyk Explains Why She Is Continuing To Fight Some people called for Joanna Jedrzejczyk to retire from. MMA, following her brutal last fight. Now she explains why she is sticking around, and it is a pretty badass reason. Joanna came extremely close to recapturing the UFC strawweight title, against Weili Zhang at UFC 248. The fight was one of the best in UFC history, and it saw Jedrzejczyk take some brutal damage. Despite the fact she dropped a split decision, her toughness earned her a ton of respect from some, while others wanted to see her hang it up after seeing that gruesome hematoma. https:\/\/www.instagram.com\/p\/B9j95ERA4R7\/?igshid1lwhed1v2mu2h However Joanna Jedrzejczyk has no interest in retiring. In fact, as she explained in a recent interview, she feels proud about her performance in that fight. \u201cI feel like I cemented my legacy even more," Jedrzejczyk said. "This is what I\u2019m proud of. So many years ago, I said \u2018I want to be a legend\u2019. People said \u2018what does that mean?\u2019 It means being someone who people are going to talk about for years. When you die, people forget you. I want to be remembered.\u201d In terms of when she will retire, Joanna thinks about it often, but she does not plan on going anywhere anytime soon. \u201cThat\u2019s a question I ask myself every day,\u201d Jedrzejczyk (16-4) said about retiring. \u201cI\u2019m not getting any younger. I\u2019m only getting older. If I put on a hell of a performance, a hell of a war, why retire? If I was not training hard, if I was getting knocked out, if I was losing fights like a p\u2014y, then I could retire, but I\u2019m a warrior.\u201d Basically Joanna Jedrzejczyk still feels that she is competitive at the top of the division. Judging by her performance she is probably right.