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Famous Female Professional Boxers

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List of famous female professional boxers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female professional boxers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being professional boxers. There are thousand of females working as professional boxers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic professional boxers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a professional boxer then the people below should give you inspiration.

People include everyone from Tonya Harding to Mary Jo Sanders.

While this isn't a list of all female professional boxers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female professional boxers?" and "Who are the best female professional boxers?"
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    Holly Rene Holm (born October 17, 1981) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is the former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion, and a former professional boxer and kickboxer. She was a multiple-time world champion in boxing, defending her titles 18 times in three weight classes, and a two-time Ring magazine fighter of the year (2005, 2006). She's ranked by BoxRec as the tenth-best female professional boxer of all time. As of July 8, 2019, she is #3 in the official UFC bantamweight rankings.Holm's most notable win in mixed martial arts (MMA) occurred at UFC 193 (November 15, 2015), in front of a record-breaking crowd for a UFC event...  more

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      Juli Crockett is an American playwright and theater director, retired professional boxer and amateur champion, lead singer of the alternative country band The Evangenitals, ordained minister, and producer of The 1 Second Film. Born in Coffee County, Enterprise, Alabama she is the daughter of writers Linda Crockett and Daniel Savage Gray....  more
      • Eva Ulrika Birgitta Wahlström (born 30 October 1980) is a Finnish professional boxer. She has held the WBC female super-featherweight title since 2015, and previously the European female super-featherweight title from 2012 to 2015. As an amateur she won a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 2004 and 2005 Women's European Championships, and represented Finland at the 2006 Women's World Championships. Wahlström is the most successful professional boxer from Finland to date, being the first ever Finn to have won a world title from one of the four major boxing sanctioning bodies.Outside of boxing, she made an appearance as a personal trainer to contestants in the Finnish reality...  more
        • Jessica Rakoczy (born April 14, 1977) is a professional boxer and professional mixed martial arts fighter from Hamilton, Ontario and seven time women lightweight boxing champion of the world. ...  more