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

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

5
Amanda Serrano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Amanda Serrano Lightweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight
6
Erica Farias is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Erica Farias Light Welterweight
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Christian Hammer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Middleweight, Super Middleweight

WBC Middleweight champion 2016, WBO Middleweight champion, 2010

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

WBC Bantamweight champion 2017

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Delfine Persoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
ebyt added Delfine Persoon WBC Lightweigt World Champion
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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

11
Ava Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ava Knight Flyweight
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Kali Reis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kali Reis Lightweight, Middleweight
13
Melissa Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Melissa Hernandez Super Featherweight
14
Susie Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Susie Ramadan Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight
15
Jessica McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ricardo Ramos added Jessica McCaskill
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Layla McCarter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Layla McCarter Lightweight, Welterweight
17
Alejandra Oliveras is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Oxandia Castillo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Oxandia Castillo Light Middleweight
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Daniela Romina Bermudez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Daniela Romina Bermudez Super Flyweight

WBO Bantamweight champion 2017

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Celeste Peralta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
voting closed at #23 Celeste Peralta Super Lightweight

INACTIVE SINCE 2017

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Esmeralda Moreno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Esmeralda Moreno Light Flyweight
22
Susianna Kentikian is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
LaphaetonZ added Flyweight
23
Anabel Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Anabel Ortiz Minimumweight

WBA Minimumweight/Mini Flyweight champion 2013

24
Jackie Nava is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight
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Jessica Chavez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jessica Chavez Flyweight