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The Best Active Female Boxers 

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Updated July 9, 2019 13.5k votes 5.3k voters 89.1k views 46 items

List Rules Only current active female boxers who have not announced their retirement

Who are the best active female boxers currently fighting in the sport? Is it Cecilia Braekhus or Christina Hammer? This list of the very best active female boxers includes a number of current boxing champions as well as contenders for belts in numerous weight classes including Middleweight, Welterweight, and Bantamweight divisions. If you're new to the sport and are trying to find out who the best female boxers are right now, this list is the perfect place to start.

Who is the best female boxer in the world? Vote on who you think the greatest female boxer is right now in the list below and if you see any female boxers missing from the list, add them so that other boxing fans and Rankers can vote on your additions!

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Katie Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kevin Coughlan added Lightweight

Age: 33

Birthplace: Bray, Republic of Ireland

Nationality: Ireland

WBA Lightweight super champion 2018, IBF Lightweight champion 2018

2
Mary Kom is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers

Age: 36

Birthplace: Churachandpur district, India

Nationality: India

3
Claressa Shields is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
MAugust810 added Claressa Shields Middleweight

WBA Middleweight champion 2018, IFB Middleweight Champion 2018

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Cecilia Brækhus is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Cecilia Brækhus Welterweight, Light welterweight

Age: 38

Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

Nationality: Norway

WBA Welterweight super champion 2018 (WBC, IBF, WBO)

More Cecilia Brækhus 

#652 of 677 Rank the Sexiest Current Female Athletes #3 of 74 The Greatest Female Boxers of All Time

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Amanda Serrano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Amanda Serrano Lightweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight
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Erica Farias is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Erica Farias Light Welterweight
7
Delfine Persoon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
ebyt added Delfine Persoon WBC Lightweigt World Champion

Age: 34

Birthplace: Gits, West Flanders, Belgium

Nationality: Belgium

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Mariana Juarez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Mariana Juarez Flyweight, Bantamweight

Age: Flyweight, Bantamweight

Nationality: Mexican

WBC Bantamweight champion 2017

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Christian Hammer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Christina Hammer Middleweight, Super Middleweight

Age: 32

Birthplace: Germany

WBC Middleweight champion 2016, WBO Middleweight champion, 2010

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Jelena Mrdjenovich is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jelena Mrdjenovich Featherweight, Super featherweight

WBA Featherweight super champion (2018), WBC Featherweight champion 2018

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Kali Reis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kali Reis Lightweight, Middleweight
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Jessica McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ricardo Ramos added Jessica McCaskill
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Ava Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ava Knight Flyweight
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Layla McCarter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Layla McCarter Lightweight, Welterweight
15
Melissa Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Melissa Hernandez Super Featherweight
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Daniela Romina Bermudez ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Daniela Romina Bermudez Super Flyweight

WBO Bantamweight champion 2017

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Susie Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Susie Ramadan Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight
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Esmeralda Moreno is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Esmeralda Moreno Light Flyweight
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Oxandia Castillo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Oxandia Castillo Light Middleweight
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Alejandra Oliveras is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
voting closed at #18 Alejandra Oliveras Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

INACTIVE SINCE 2017

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Susianna Kentikian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
LaphaetonZ added Flyweight

Age: 32

Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Nationality: Armenia, Germany

22
Naoko Fujioka is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Naoko Fujioka Light Flyweight, Super Flyweight
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Jessica Chavez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jessica Chavez Flyweight
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Jackie Nava is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

Age: 39

Birthplace: Tijuana, Mexico

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Ibeth Zamora Silva is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ibeth Zamora Silva Flyweight

WBC Flyweight champion 2018