Strawweight contender Karolina Kowalkiewicz has opened up about her struggle with melancholy next a four-battle dropping skid with the UFC.
Kowalkiewicz (12-6-) has not fought since a unanimous choice reduction to Yan Xiaonan at the UFC on ESPN+ 26 occasion in February 2020. Subsequent the battle, the heartbroken 35-calendar year-old admitted that for the initial time in her vocation she is not all right. Prior to the defeat, the former title challenger was coming off losses to Alexa Grasso, Michelle Waterson and Jessica Andrade.
All through a new chat with Polish publication MMA Rocks, Kowalkiewicz opened up about her battle with depression next her UFC setbacks.
“I crippled myself. I minimize, burned. At the time, I was even so lousy that I took the capsules. I needed to tumble asleep and never ever wake up. I woke up in the hospital…This enthusiasm, this love for activity saved my existence.” Kowalkiewicz explained.
Kowalkiewicz declared previously this thirty day period that she is wanting at an April or May perhaps return to the cage and wishes her training camp to be in the Usa below the supervision of Trevor Wittman, a remarkably-acclaimed coach who notably trains Rose Namajunas. Kowalkiewicz’s very long-time head mentor and husband or wife, Łukasz Zaborowski, seemingly does not want her to battle once more but has agreed to this a person final battle as it is what she would like.
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