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List Rules Please vote for the women based only on their accomplishments in the ring

The top female MMA fighters are some of the best athletes in the sport who make their living attempting to crush their opponents into submission. While fighting isn't traditionally considered a woman's sport, there is no doubt that a female MMA champion could hold her own in the ring - even if she was pitted against a man. This list seeks to determine who the best female MMA fighters are and rank them from best to worst.

These women of MMA fighting are as tough as they are hard-working, and it's no surprise that female MMA fighters who work out and train for a living would look knock-out gorgeous outside of the ring, so it shouldn't be any surprise either that some of the top MMA girl fighters are also some of the hottest female athletes in America and the rest of the world. Mixed martial arts is no joke - these women are ripped!

Who are the best female MMA fighters in the world? This list of the top MMA fighters who are women seeks to answer that question and rank the greatest female MMA fighters from best to worst based on the votes of MMA fans like you. Your votes shape the list - and remember, you are voting on the fighting skills of these famous women, not which one you like the best. Don't see the MMA fighters names you expected? Well, if your favorite female fighter is missing from the list, make sure to add her so she can vie for the top spot.

If you're wondering what other sports have hot female athletes, check out the list of the female sports with the hottest athletes.
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Ronda Rousey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Ronda Rousey age 30

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Miesha Tate is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Miesha Tate age 31

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Gina Carano is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Gina Carano age 35

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Holly Holm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Holly Holm age 36

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Cat Zingano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Cristiane Justino is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Paige VanZant is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Sarah Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Sarah Kaufman age 32

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Joanna Jedrzejczyk is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Joanna Jedrzejczyk

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Rose Namajunas is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Carla Esparza is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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+ - 311 215
Jessica Eye is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Jessica Eye

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Michelle Waterson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Michelle Waterson

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Tecia Torres is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Erin Toughill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Erin Toughill age 40

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Marloes Coenen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Joanne Calderwood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Jessica Penne is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Jessica Penne

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+ - 248 141
Julia Budd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Julia Budd

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+ - 172 122
Alexis Davis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Alexis Davis age 33

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Kaitlin Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Kaitlin Young age 32

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Karolina Kowalkiewicz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Sara McMann is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Sara McMann age 37

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Felice Herrig is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Julie Kedzie is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Julie Kedzie age 36

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Leslie Smith is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Leslie Smith age 35

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Megumi Fujii is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Megumi Fujii age 43

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Charmaine Tweet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Rin Nakai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Liz Carmouche is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Liz Carmouche

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Tara LaRosa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Tara LaRosa age 39

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Miriam Nakamoto is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Cristiane Cyborg Santos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Cristiane Cyborg Santos

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+ - 80 28
Julianna Pena is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Julianna Pena

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Jordan Gaza is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Amanda Nunes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Amanda Nunes

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+ - 77 68
Ashlee Evans-Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Ashlee Evans-Smith

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Kim Couture is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Kim Couture age 42

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Barb Honchak is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Barb Honchak age 38

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Zoila Gurgel is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Zoila Gurgel

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+ - 74 93
Roxanne Modafferi is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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+ - 54 83
Jessica Aguilar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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+ - 88 58
Marianna Kheyfets is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Marianna Kheyfets

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Michele Gutierrez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Michele Gutierrez

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+ - 44 85
Lisa Ward is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Lisa Ward

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Kerry Vera is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Kerry Vera

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+ - 65 64
Elaina Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters

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Romy Ruyssen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Romy Ruyssen

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+ - 39 77
Sofia Bagherdai is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Sofia Bagherdai

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Rosi Sexton is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Female MMA Fighters
Rosi Sexton age 40