The Best Women's Boxers Of 2023

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Vote up the toughest pound-for-pound boxers in the world right now.

Who are the best female boxers of 2023? To be a great boxer today, female fighters must train relentlessly to stay at the top of their game as new challengers are always waiting in the wings. The toughest women's boxers can fight go the distance in the ring or deliver a knock out punch. Who's the best female boxer of 2023? Which of the best women's boxers in the world do you love?

When it comes to the pound-for-pound best female boxers right now, Hanna Gabriels and Claressa Shields have to be near the top of the list, while also among the best female boxers of all time. The best female boxers 2023 like Elin Cederroos and Hannah Rankin have their claim to the best female middleweight boxers title as well. Meanwhile Erika Cruz and Maribel Ramírez are among the best Mexican female boxers right now.

Vote up the best women's boxers pound-for-pound in 2023. Then check out the best male boxers in 2023!


  • Katie Taylor
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    77 votes
    Katie Taylor (born 2 July 1986) is an Irish professional boxer and former footballer. She is a two-weight world champion and the current undisputed lightweight champion, having held the WBA title since 2017; the IBF title since 2018; and the WBC, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles since 2019, as well as having held the WBO junior-welterweight title in 2019. Following her victory over Delfine Persoon in 2019, she became one of only eight boxers in history (female or male) to hold all four major world titles in boxing—WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO—simultaneously.
    • Birthplace: Bray, Ireland
    • Nationality: Irish
    • Weight Division: Lightweight, Light-welterweight
  • Claressa Shields
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    Claressa Maria Shields (born March 17, 1995) is an American professional boxer and mixed martial artist. She has held multiple world championships in three weight classes, including the undisputed female light middleweight title since March 2021; the undisputed female middleweight title from 2019 to 2020; and the unified WBC and IBF female super middleweight titles from 2017 to 2018. Shields currently holds the record for becoming a two and three-weight world champion in the fewest professional fights. As of November 2020, she is ranked as the world's best active female light middleweight by The Ring and BoxRec, as well as the best active female boxer, pound for pound and ESPN, second by ...more
    • Birthplace: Flint, Michigan
    • Nationality: United States of America
    • Weight Division: Middleweight
  • Amanda Serrano
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    21 votes

    Amanda Serrano

    Amanda Serrano (born October 9, 1988) is a Puerto Rican professional boxer, mixed martial artist and professional wrestler. As a boxer, she is the unified featherweight world champion, having held the WBO title since 2019 and the WBC and IBO titles since 2021. She is the only female, and Puerto Rican, to win world titles in more than four weight classes, and holds the Guinness World Record for the most boxing world championships won in different weight-classes by a female, having held 9 major world titles across seven different weight classes. Her older sister, Cindy, is also a professional boxer. The pair became the first sisters to hold world titles from major sanctioning bodies at the ...more
    • Birthplace: New York, New York
    • Nationality: American
    • Weight Division: Featherweight, Bantamweight, Lightweight, Flyweight, Welterweight
  • Hanna Gabriels
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    Hanna Gabriels Valle (born 14 January 1983), known as Hanna Gabriels, is a Costa Rican professional boxer. She has held world championships in three weight classes, having held the WBA female light middleweight title since 2016; the WBA female light heavyweight and WBC female heavyweight titles since April 2021; the WBO welterweight title in 2009; and the WBO light middleweight title twice between 2010 and 2018. As of September 2020, she is ranked as the world's third best active light middleweight by The Ring and BoxRec.
    • Birthplace: Alajuela, Costa Rica
    • Nationality: Costa Rican
    • Weight Division: Welterweight, Middleweight, Heavyweight
  • Jessica McCaskill
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    Jessica McCaskill (born September 8, 1984) is an American professional boxer. She is a two-weight world champion, having held the undisputed, and IBO female welterweight titles since 2020; the WBC female super lightweight title from 2018 to 2020; and the WBA female super lightweight title from 2019 to 2020. She also challenged for the WBA lightweight title in 2017. As of September 2020, she is ranked as the world's best active female welterweight by The Ring and BoxRec, and the third best active female, pound for pound, by BoxRec, and fourth by The Ring and ESPN.
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Nationality: American
    • Weight Division: Lightweight, Welterweight
  • Elin Cederroos
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    Elin Cederroos (born 16 January 1985) is a Swedish professional boxer. She is a unified super-middleweight champion, having held the IBF female title since 2019 and the WBA female title since January 2020. As of May 2021, she is ranked as the world's best active female super-middleweight by The Ring.
    • Birthplace: Sweden
    • Nationality: Swedish
    • Weight Division: Super-middleweight