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?"
- Photo: Scott Wintrow / Getty ImagesParvati Shallow (born September 21, 1982) is an American television personality and was the $1 million winner of the reality television series Survivor: Micronesia — Fans vs. Favorites. She had previously competed in Survivor: Cook Islands in which she placed sixth, and later was the runner-up in Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. She is widely considered by fans and critics to be one of the most skilled contestants ever to participate.From July 7, 2011 to October 14, 2011, Shallow starred in CBS's Around the World For Free. From 2013 to 2014, she was the host of Survivor Live on CBS.com, a weekly web-exclusive series where she interviews the voted off castaways from Survivor and chats with... more
- Photo: Rodin Eckenroth / Getty ImagesLaila Amaria Ali (born December 30, 1977) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1999 to 2007. She is the daughter of the late legendary heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, and is the eighth of her father's nine children. During her career, from which she retired undefeated, she held the WBC, WIBA, IWBF and IBA female super middleweight titles, and the IWBF light heavyweight title.... more
- Mia Rosales St. John (born June 24, 1967) is an American Mexican professional boxer and former World Boxing Council (WBC) champion in the super welterweight division. She is also the IBA and IFBA lightweight champion. She is also a model, businesswoman, and taekwondo champion.... more
- Photo: Gilbert lundt; Jean-Yves Ruszniewski / Corbis Sport/Getty ImagesTonya Maxene Price née Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American former figure skater, retired boxer, and reality television personality. A native of Portland, Oregon, Harding was raised primarily by her mother, who enrolled her in ice skating lessons beginning at age four. Harding would spend much of her early life training, eventually dropping out of high school to devote her time to the sport. After climbing the ranks in the U.S. Figure Skating Championships between 1986 and 1989, Harding won the 1989 Skate America competition. She was the 1991 and 1994 U.S. champion before being stripped of her 1994 title, and 1991 World silver medalist. In 1991, she earned distinction as being... more