2018 Sports The Best Active Female Boxers  

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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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889 186
Katie Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kevin Coughlan added Lightweight

WBA Lightweight super champion 2018, IBF Lightweight champion 2018

2
646 656
Cecilia Brækhus is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Welterweight, Light welterweight

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

3
143 136
Mary Kom is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers

4
475 510
Claressa Shields is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
MAugust810 added Claressa Shields Middleweight

WBA Middleweight champion 2018, IFB Middleweight Champion 2018

5
126 128
Christian Hammer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Middleweight, Super Middleweight

WBC Middleweight champion 2016, WBO Middleweight champion, 2010

6
208 229
Amanda Serrano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Amanda Serrano Lightweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

7
137 144
Erica Farias is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Erica Farias Light Welterweight

8
168 184
Mariana Juarez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Mariana Juarez Flyweight, Bantamweight

WBC Bantamweight champion 2017

9
83 93
Melissa Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Melissa Hernandez Super Featherweight

10
70 79
Susie Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Susie Ramadan Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight

11
73 83
Kali Reis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kali Reis Lightweight, Middleweight

12
58 73
Jelena Mrdjenovich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jelena Mrdjenovich Featherweight, Super featherweight

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

13
37 44
Ava Knight is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ava Knight Flyweight

14
34 48
Alejandra Oliveras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Alejandra Oliveras Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

15
32 48
Layla McCarter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Layla McCarter Lightweight, Welterweight

16
27 42
Zulina Munoz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Zulina Munoz Super Flyweight

17
22 35
Alesia Graf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Alesia Graf Bantamweight

18
20 32
Ayaka Miyao is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ayaka Miyao Minimumweight

19
31 49
Jackie Nava is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

20
5 9
Jessica McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ricardo Ramos added Jessica McCaskill

21
14 23
Irma Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Irma Sanchez Light Flyweight

22
12 20
Susianna Kentikian is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
LaphaetonZ added Flyweight

23
23 37
Celeste Peralta is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Celeste Peralta Super Lightweight

24
22 36
Diana Prazak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Diana Prazak Lightweight, Super Featherweight, Light Welterweight

25
14 24
Esmeralda Moreno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Esmeralda Moreno Light Flyweight