Top 10 Best Female UFC Fighters

10. Aspen Ladd

Aspen Ladd is one of the American competent mastered in mixed martial arts and fights in the Bantamweight weight class of UFC. Invicta FC was the beginning of her competent martial arts career. She had her first fight in UFC on the 22nd of October in the year of 2017 at the event of UFC 138 against Lina Lansberg which she won by defeating Lansberg by knocking her out in the 2nd round of the fight. She has won the Fight of The Night award once at the fight with Sijara Eubanks on the month of the 18th of May in the year of 2019 at the event of UFC Fight Night 152. Ladd is presently ranked 9th in the Women’s Pound-for-Pound ratings.

9. Cris Cyborg

Cristiane Justino Venancio, from Brazil, is a talented UFC fighter who is more recognized by her in-ring name “Cris Cyborg” which attributes of being a master in mixed martial arts and presently fights in the Bellator MMA and also the present Bellator Women’s Featherweight World Championship Titleholder. Cris Cyborg is the only individual in the MMA records to have won the Grand Slam and also held world championships around 4 authorized mixed martial arts breakthroughs. She won the fight against Tonya Evinger to become the Invicta FC Women’s Bantamweight titleholder.

8. Holly Holm

Holly Rene Holm is a well-known American UFC fighter specialized particularly in mixed martial arts. Holms is an ex-UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title Holder and a world medallist numerous times in boxing while protecting her titles in multiple weight divisions for 18 times. Holly Holm is the one and the only individual to have held a world champion title for boxing and also a UFC champion title. She defeated Ronda Rousey in the event of UFC 193 on the 15th of November, in the year 2015, and won the Bantamweight title. She is famous for having a fighting style of having sideway movements while hitting jabs to her challenger’s head. She is popular for her combination of punches she lands on her opponents and has a present ranking of 8th in the Women’s Pound-for-Pound ratings.

7. Germaine de Randamie

Germaine de Randamie is a very well-known Dutch UFC Fighter who specializes in martial arts and is an ex-kickboxer. She has never been defeated in authorized fights and now fights in the UFC Featherweight division and also the earliest UFC Women’s Featherweight Title Holder. Randamie won the UFC Featherweight Title on the 11th of February in the year 2017 in a match against Holly Holm. Towards the end of the 2nd and 3rd rounds, she kept punching her even after the round had ended. One of such punches was with her right hand which shook Holly who had stopped hitting back causing the referee to end the fight, and by an uncontested agreement, Randamie was declared the champion. Randamie is presently ranked as 7th in the UFC Women Pound-for-Pound ratings.

6. Joanna Jędrzejczyk

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is a talented UFC fighter. She is mastered in mix martial arts and is an ex- Muay Thai kickboxer who presently fights in both the UFC’s women’s Flyweight and Strawweight divisions. She has been a past winner of the UFC Women’s Strawweight Title. She won the Strawweight Championship Title by defeating Carla Esparza in a fight that took place on the 14th of March in the year 2015. She knocked Carla in the 2nd round of the fight to earn the title and became the earliest woman to hold a UFC crown residing from Poland and also the European UFC Champion. She is famous for having a fighting style of clear-cut and accurate strikes and the sprawl-and-brawl approach.

5. Jessica Andrade

Jessica Andrade is a competent UFC fighter who is born in Umuarama, Parana, Brazil, and is presently fighting in the Women’s Strawweight Division. She has been an ex-UFC women’s Strawweight Champion. She won the title in a match against Rose Namajunas in the event of UFC 237 on the 11th of May, 2019. Andrade defeated Namajunas by knocking her out with a slam in the fight’s 2nd round. Andrade is the earliest woman to have won matches in 3 altering weight classes. She holds a present ranking of 5th in the UFC Women’s Pound-for-Pound ratings.

4. Rose Namajunas

Rose Gertrude Namajunas is a talented UFC fighter wrestling presently in the women’s strawweight division born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She has been an ex-UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. She won the championship by winning the match against Joanna Jedrzejczyk by punching her behind the ear which made her get knocked once and again by punching Joanna with her left arm to her chin conclusively winning the fight and the championship. She is famous for her aggressive fighting style with her intimidating movements of jabs and thigh kicks and also for her unique alterations in the middle of a fight and her professional punching and foot movement.

3. Zhang Weili

Zhang Weili, more popularly known by the name of Magnum, is a skillful UFC fighter who was born in Handan, Hebel in China. She competes in the women’s strawweight division of UFC and presently is the UFC Women’s Strawweight World Championship Titleholder. In the past charts of UFC, there has never been a Chinese and East Asian Champion, hence making Weili the earliest to ever do so. Weili became the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion by defeating Jessica Andrade by knocking her out in the duel’s first round. She holds an ongoing ranking of 3rd in the UFC Women’s Pound-for-Pound ratings.

2. Valentina Shevchenko

Valentina Anatolievna Shevchenko is a very well-known UFC fighter known for her Muay Thai fighting style. She wrestles in the Flyweight division for the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is the present UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion. She had won the Flyweight Champion by winning against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Valentina is known for her clear-cut ability to counter-strike and her unique capability to measure the standard of an enemy’s combat and reciprocate with a different group of counteractions. Her move set of counters are mostly filled with a fast right hook or a twisting wheel kick.

1. Amanda Nunes

Amanda Lourenco Nunes is a skillful martial artist from Brazil who fights in the UFC Championship. Amanda is the earliest woman who has won the two-division UFC championship and is the third duellist to have held possession of titles belonging to two different weight divisions at the same time. She is known for her Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Amanda is known to have defeated Cyborg in a matter of 51 seconds of the bout to win and be the UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion. She has also won the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship by defeating Miesha Tate in the form of submission.

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