Karolina Kowalkiewicz has new energy after pre-UFC 281 move to ATT

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NEW YORK – Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated Silvana Gomez Juarez with a unanimous decision on Saturday on the preliminary card at UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

Take a look inside the fight with Kowalkiewicz, who won for the second time on the heels of a five-fight skid.

Silvana Gomez Juarez vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz

November 12, 2022; New York, NY, USA; Karolina Kowalkiewicz (red gloves) and Silvana Gomez Juarez (blue gloves) during UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Alcheh – USA TODAY Sports

Results: Karolina Kowalkiewicz defeated. Silvana Gomez Juarez via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Files updated: Kowalkiewicz (14-7 MMA, 7-7 UFC), Juarez (11-5 MMA, 1-3 UFC)
Key stat: Kowalkiewicz picked up two first round knockouts which was a UFC best for her.

Kowalkiewicz on the key moment of the fight

November 12, 2022; New York, NY, USA; Karolina Kowalkiewicz (red gloves) and Silvana Gomez Juarez (blue gloves) during UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Alcheh – USA TODAY Sports

“My game plan was to take her down. I did it in the first round, but in the second and third round I couldn’t defeat her. I made a lot of mistakes, but I won, so I’m very happy. But on Monday, I know my coach will be very mad at me…because I didn’t put her down (more). This is the biggest mistake. »

Kowalkiewicz looks back on a winning streak

November 12, 2022; New York, NY, USA; Karolina Kowalkiewicz (red gloves) and Silvana Gomez Juarez (blue gloves) during UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Alcheh – USA TODAY Sports

“The last few years have been very, very hard for me. I lost five fights (in a row), and now I’m starting to win again. So I’m very, very happy.

Kowalkiewicz on what she wants next

November 12, 2022; New York, NY, USA; Karolina Kowalkiewicz (red gloves) and Silvana Gomez Juarez (blue gloves) during UFC 281 at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Jessica Alcheh – USA TODAY Sports

“I don’t choose my opponents. If the UFC says to me, “You have to fight this girl or that girl”, OK – no problem. Next year maybe I want to fight three times – we’ll see.

For more on Kowalkiewicz, watch the full post-fight interview video above.

For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s Event Center for UFC 281.


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