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The Best Active Female Boxers

Updated July 9, 2019 16.8k votes 5.7k voters 94.8k views46 items

List RulesOnly 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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    2,130
    785

    Katie Taylor

    Lightweight

    Age33

    BirthplaceBray, Republic of Ireland

    NationalityRepublic of Ireland

    WBA Lightweight super champion 2018, IBF Lightweight champion 2018

  • 2
    960
    529
  • 3
    1,428
    1,061

    Claressa Shields

    Middleweight

    WBA Middleweight champion 2018, IFB Middleweight Champion 2018

  • 4
    510
    445

    Amanda Serrano

    Lightweight, Featherweight
  • 5
    1,072
    979

    Cecilia Brækhus

    Welterweight, Light welterweight

    Age38

    BirthplaceCartagena, Colombia

    NationalityNorway

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

  • 6
    110
    82

    Jessica McCaskill

  • 7
    134
    120

    Delfine Persoon

    WBC Lightweigt World Champion

    Age34

    BirthplaceGits, West Flanders, Belgium

    NationalityBelgium

  • 8
    155
    168

    Jelena Mrdjenovich

    Featherweight, Super featherweight

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

  • 9
    160
    183

    Kali Reis

    Lightweight, Middleweight
  • 10
    273
    323

    Erica Farias

    Light Welterweight
  • 11
    274
    337

    Mariana Juarez

    Flyweight, Bantamweight

    AgeFlyweight, Bantamweight

    NationalityMexican

    WBC Bantamweight champion 2017

  • 12
    265
    350

    Christina Hammer

    Middleweight, Super Middleweight

    Age32

    BirthplaceGermany

    WBC Middleweight champion 2016, WBO Middleweight champion, 2010

  • 13
    106
    137

    Ava Knight

    Flyweight
  • 14
    40
    48

    Irma Sanchez

    Light Flyweight
  • 15
    32
    46

    Esmeralda Moreno

    Light Flyweight
  • 16
    36
    53

    Daniela Romina Bermudez

    Super Flyweight

    WBO Bantamweight champion 2017

  • 17
    65
    97

    Layla McCarter

    Lightweight, Welterweight
  • 18
    23
    38

    Naoko Fujioka

    Light Flyweight, Super Flyweight
  • 19
    92
    145

    Susie Ramadan

    Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight
  • 20
    24
    41

    Chevelle Hallback

    Welterweight

    Age48

    BirthplacePlant City, Florida

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 21
    19
    34

    Anabel Ortiz

    Minimumweight

    WBA Minimumweight/Mini Flyweight champion 2013

  • 22
    109
    175

    Melissa Hernandez

    Super Featherweight
  • 23
    31
    54

    Jessica Chavez

    Flyweight
  • 24
    44
    75

    Oxandia Castillo

    Light Middleweight
  • 25
    24
    42

    Age32

    BirthplaceYerevan, Armenia

    NationalityArmenia, Germany