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The Best Female Fighters In UFC Right Now

Updated March 14, 2020 3.6k votes 340 voters 6.2k views40 items

List RulesVote up the best women fighting in UFC right now.

The battle for the spot as the  best female UFC fighter features the women across all divisions hoping to prove their greatness. Ronda Rousey’s success helped usher in a new era for girls and women in the sport, but her departure from the mixed martial arts world has seen many new candidates step up for the top spot in the women’s division. Incredible talents like Amanda Nunes, Jessica Andrade, and Cris Cyborg are hoping to prove they are each the true best female MMA fighter. 

All the top UFC women will be featured here as we look to compare the stars of each weight class and fighting style. The level of competition has as many great female athletes as any time in UFC history.

So which of these female MMA fighters is the best of the bunch? Vote up for your favorite fighters as we aim to find the overall top female fighter in the UFC today!

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  • Valentina Shevchenko1
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    51

    Valentina Shevchenko

    Height: 5'5''
    Weight class: Flyweight, Lightweight, Bantamweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Boxing, Kickboxing, Judo

  • Amanda Nunes2

    Height: 5'8''
    Weight class: Bantamweight, Featherweight,
    Fighting style: Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Capoeira, Muay Thai, Karate

  • Weili Zhang3
    111
    59

    Weili Zhang

    Height: 5'4''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Sanda, Shuai Jiao, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

  • Rose Namajunas4

    Height: 5'5''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Taekwondo, Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Joanna Jędrzejczyk5

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight class: Super Bantamweight, Featherweight, Strawweight, Flyweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai

  • Holly Holm6
    95
    76

    Holly Holm

    United States of America

    BirthplaceAlbuquerque, New Mexico

    Height: 5'8''
    Weight class: Bantamweight, Featherweight
    Fighting style: Boxing, Kickboxing, Gaidojutsu

  • Tatiana Suarez7
    65
    46

    Tatiana Suarez

    Height: 5'5''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling

  • Felicia Spencer8
    48
    30

    Felicia Spencer

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight class: Featherweight, Lightweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Kickboxing, Taekwondo

  • Joanne Calderwood9

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight class: Strawweight, Flyweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai

  • Cat Zingano10
    57
    41

    Cat Zingano

    United States of America

    BirthplaceBroomfield, Colorado

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight class: Flyweight, Bantamweight, Featherweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Michelle Waterson11
    70
    58

    Michelle Waterson

    United States of America

    BirthplaceColorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America

    Height: 5'3''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Karate, Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu

  • Aspen Ladd12
    56
    43

    Aspen Ladd

    Height: 5'6''
    Weight class: Flyweight, Bantamweight
    Fighting style: Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Alexa Grasso13
    43
    29

    Alexa Grasso

    Height: 5'5''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Boxing

  • Cris Cyborg14
    74
    65

    Cris Cyborg

    Height: 5'8''
    Weight class: Featherweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling

  • Jéssica Andrade15

    Height: 5'2''
    Weight class: Bantamweight, Strawweight
    Fighting style: Boxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai

  • Julianna Pena16
    52
    41

    Julianna Pena

    Height: 5'7''
    Weight class: Bantamweight
    Fighting style: Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Andrea Lee17
    37
    26

    Andrea Lee

    Height: 5'7''
    Weight class: Flyweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Kyokushin

  • Tecia Torres18

    Height: 5'1''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Taekwondo, Muay Thai, Karate, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Felice Herrig19

    Height: 5'4''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Carla Esparza20

    Height: 5'1''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Wrestling

  • Cláudia Gadelha21

    Height: 5'4''
    Weight class: Strawweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

  • Maycee Barber22
    44
    40

    Maycee Barber

    Height: 5'5''
    Weight class: Flyweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai

  • Karolina Kowalkiewicz23

    Height: 5'3''
    Weight class: Strawweight, Flyweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai

  • Germaine de Randamie24

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight class: Bantamweight, Featherweight
    Fighting style: Muay Thai

  • Katlyn Chookagian25
    30
    31

    Katlyn Chookagian

    Height: 5'9''
    Weight class: Flyweight, Bantamweight
    Fighting style: Brazilian jiu-jitsu