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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1,054 212
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
679 690
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
507 542
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

4
147 151
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
157 164
Mary Kom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers

6
226 248
Amanda Serrano is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Amanda Serrano Lightweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

7
145 157
Erica Farias is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Erica Farias Light Welterweight

8
172 195
Mariana Juarez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Mariana Juarez Flyweight, Bantamweight

WBC Bantamweight champion 2017

9
87 100
Melissa Hernandez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Melissa Hernandez Super Featherweight

10
78 91
Kali Reis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Kali Reis Lightweight, Middleweight

11
71 83
Susie Ramadan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Susie Ramadan Bantamweight, Super Bantamweight

12
40 45
Ava Knight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ava Knight Flyweight

13
61 76
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
37 50
Layla McCarter is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Layla McCarter Lightweight, Welterweight

15
36 51
Alejandra Oliveras is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Alejandra Oliveras Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Lightweight

16
20 32
Oxandia Castillo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Oxandia Castillo Light Middleweight

17
32 51
Jackie Nava is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight, Featherweight, Bantamweight

18
27 44
Zulina Munoz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Zulina Munoz Super Flyweight

19
7 13
Jessica McCaskill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ricardo Ramos added Jessica McCaskill

20
22 37
Alesia Graf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Alesia Graf Bantamweight

21
15 26
Irma Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Irma Sanchez Light Flyweight

22
20 34
Ayaka Miyao is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Ayaka Miyao Minimumweight

23
18 31
Jessica Chavez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Jessica Chavez Flyweight

24
23 39
Celeste Peralta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Celeste Peralta Super Lightweight

25
14 25
Alicia Ashley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Active Female Boxers
Super bantamweight