Boxing 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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1,219 258
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
643 591
Claressa Shields is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
MAugust810 added Claressa Shields Middleweight

WBA Middleweight champion 2018, IFB Middleweight Champion 2018

3
729 728
Cecilia Brækhus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Welterweight, Light welterweight

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

4
193 184
Christian Hammer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Middleweight, Super Middleweight

WBC Middleweight champion 2016, WBO Middleweight champion, 2010

5
248 263
Amanda Serrano is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Amanda Serrano Lightweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

6
173 180
Mary Kom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers

7
158 168
Erica Farias is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Erica Farias Light Welterweight

8
184 204
Mariana Juarez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Mariana Juarez Flyweight, Bantamweight

WBC Bantamweight champion 2017

9
84 102
Kali Reis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kali Reis Lightweight, Middleweight

10
91 112
Melissa Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Melissa Hernandez Super Featherweight

11
46 51
Ava Knight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ava Knight Flyweight

12
74 92
Susie Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Susie Ramadan Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight

13
63 82
Jelena Mrdjenovich is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jelena Mrdjenovich Featherweight, Super featherweight

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

14
38 56
Alejandra Oliveras is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Alejandra Oliveras Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

15
38 56
Layla McCarter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Layla McCarter Lightweight, Welterweight

16
25 37
Oxandia Castillo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Oxandia Castillo Light Middleweight

17
21 35
Jessica Chavez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jessica Chavez Flyweight

18
28 47
Zulina Munoz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Zulina Munoz Super Flyweight

19
9 17
Jessica McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ricardo Ramos added Jessica McCaskill

20
24 42
Celeste Peralta is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Celeste Peralta Super Lightweight

21
32 55
Jackie Nava is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

22
20 36
Ayaka Miyao is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ayaka Miyao Minimumweight

23
15 28
Etsuko Tada is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Etsuko Tada Minimumweight

24
15 28
Alicia Ashley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight

25
14 27
Esmeralda Moreno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Esmeralda Moreno Light Flyweight