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The Current Best Pound-for-Pound Female MMA Fighters

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The current pound-for-pound female fighter ranking has all the best ladies of mixed martial arts to grace the cage. From 135 to 145 and beyond, these fighters aren't messing around when the door shuts and the ref signals the start. Create YOUR own ranking today.

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  1. 1

    "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey
    Ronda Rousey
    "Rowdy"
    10-0-0
  2. 2

    Cristiane "Cyborg" Justino mmaweekly.com
    Cristiane Justino
    "Cyborg"
    11-1-0, 1 NC
  3. 3

    "Alpha" Cat Zingano mmaweekly.com
    Cat Zingano
    "Alpha"
    8-0-0
  4. 4

    Miesha "Cupcake" Tate mmaweekly.com
    Miesha Tate
    "Cupcake"
    14-5-0
  5. 5

    Sara McMann
    Sara McMann
    8-1-0
  6. 6

    Alexis "Ally-Gator" Davis mmaweekly.com
    Alexis Davis
    "Ally-Gator"
    16-6-0
  7. 7

    Sarah Kaufman mmaweekly.com
    Sarah Kaufman
    17-2-0, 1 NC
  8. 8

    Jessica "Jag" Aguilar
    Jessica Aguilar
    "Jag"
    18-4-0
  9. 9

    Marloes "Rumina" Coenen mmaweekly.com
    Marloes Coenen
    "Rumina"
    21-6-0
  10. 10

    "The Karate Hottie" Michelle Waterson mmaweekly.com
    Michelle Waterson
    "The Karate Hottie"
    12-3-0

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  1. Liz "Girl-Rilla" Carmouche | 9-5-0
  2. Jessica "Evil" Eye | 10-2-0, 1 NC
  3. "The Cookie Monster" Carla Esparza | 9-2-0
  4. "Little Warrior" Barb Honchak | 9-2-0
  5. Jessica Penne | 11-2-0
  6. Joanne "Jo Jo" Calderwood | 8-0-0
  7. Amanda "Lioness of the Ring" Nunes | 10-3-0
  8. "The Warrior Princess" Zoila Frausto-Gurgel | 12-4-0
  9. Cláudia "Claudinha" Gadelha | 12-0-0
  10. Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm | 7-0-0

  11. Tara LaRosa | 21-5-0
  12. Rin Nakai | 16-0-1
  13. "The Queen of Spades" Shayna Baszler | 15-9-0
  14. Felice "The Lil Bulldog" Herrig | 9-5-0
  15. Julianna "The Venezuelan Vixen" Pena | 5-2-0
  16. Leslie "The Peacemaker" Smith | 7-5-1
  17. Julia "The Jewel" Budd | 6-2-0
  18. Jéssica "Bate Estaca" Andrade | 12-3-0
  19. Lauren Murphy | 8-1-0
  20. Germaine "The Iron Lady" de Randamie | 4-3-0

  21. Vanessa Porto | 17-6-0
  22. Megumi "Mega Megu" Fujii | 26-3-0
  23. Sheila "The German Tank" Gaff | 10-6-1
  24. Sarah "The Monster" D'Alelio | 7-6-0
  25. "The Tiny Tornado" Tecia Torres | 4-0-0
  26. Hiroko "Cat's Eye" Yamanaka | 12-3-0, 1 NC
  27. Marianna "The Crushen Russian" Kheyfets | 5-1-0
  28. Carina "Barbie" Damm | 21-11-0
  29. Rosi "The Surgeon" Sexton | 13-5-0
  30. Hitomi "Girlfight Monster" Akano | 18-10-0

  31. Ediane "India" Gomes | 10-3-0
  32. Jennifer Maia | 9-3-1
  33. Ayaka Hamasaki | 10-1-0
  34. Bethe "Pitbull" Correia | 9-0-0
  35. Erin "Steel" Toughill | 10-3-1
  36. Naho "Sugi Rock" Sugiyama | 10-4-0
  37. Seo Hee Ham | 14-5-0
  38. "Rocky" Raquel Pennington | 4-4-0
  39. Julie "Fireball" Kedzie | 16-13-0
  40. Lena "Hunter" Ovchynnikova | 9-3-0

  41. "The Queen of Mean" Miriam Nakamoto | 2-1-0, 1 NC
  42. Takayo Hashi | 15-4-1
  43. Jessamyn "The Gun" Duke | 3-2-0, 1 NC
  44. Randi Miller | 1-0-0
  45. Lisa Ellis | 15-8-0
  46. Kaitlin Young | 7-8-1
  47. Roxanne "The Happy Warrior" Modafferi | 16-11-0
  48. Katja "Killer Bunny" Kankaanpaa | 10-1-1
  49. Aisling "Ais the Bash" Daly | 14-5-0
  50. Bec "Rowdy" Rawlings | 5-3-0

  51. Jessica "The Ragin'" Rakoczy | 1-4-0, 1 NC
  52. Milana Dudieva | 11-3-0
  53. Nicdali "The Night Queen" Rivera-Calanoc | 8-7-0
  54. Heather "Hurricane" Clark | 6-4-0
  55. Ashley "Smashley" Cummins | 3-3-0
  56. Romy Ruyssen | 5-2-0
  57. Tonya "Triple Threat" Evinger | 14-6-0
  58. Amanda "Powerhouse" Lucas | 5-1-0
  59. Sanja Sucevic | 4-3-0
  60. Munah "The Perfect Storm" Holland | 5-3-0

  61. Mizuki Inoue | 8-2-0
  62. Sarah "White Tiger" Schneider | 7-6-0
  63. "Thug" Rose Namajunas | 2-1-0
  64. Michelle "Diablita" Gutierrez | 3-5-0
  65. "The Heartbreaker" Veronica Rothenhausler | 1-1-0
  66. Elaina "Beef" Maxwell | 7-4-0
  67. Gina "Conviction" Carano | 7-1-0
  68. Yuka "Vale Tudo Queen" Tsuji | 24-3-0
  69. "Sassy" Cassie Rodish | 4-4-0
  70. Joanna Jędrzejczyk | 7-0-0

  71. Peggy "Daywalker" Morgan | 2-2-0
  72. Fallon "Queen of Swords" Fox | 5-1-0
  73. Ashley "Loca" Sanchez | 4-3-0
  74. Julia Berezikova | 7-4-0
  75. Sarah "Cheesecake" Moras | 4-1-0
  76. Kikuyo Ishikawa | 9-4-0
  77. Yana "Foxy" Kunitskaya | 8-1-0
  78. Amy "Lil' Dynamite" Davis | 4-4-0, 1 NC
  79. Stephanie "Macaquinha" Frausto | 4-5-0
  80. Jessica Branco | 0-0-0

  81. "Slick" Sally Krumdiack | 9-7-0
  82. Simona Soukupova | 4-3-1
  83. "V.V" Mei Yamaguchi | 12-7-1
  84. Angela Magana | 11-6-0
  85. Paulina "Firefox" Granados | 2-1-0
  86. Alex "Astro Girl" Chambers | 4-1-0
  87. Karolina Kowalkiewicz | 5-0-0
  88. Jinh Yu | 2-1-0
  89. Livia "T-Rex" von Plettenberg | 2-1-0
  90. Sarah "KO Kid" Maloy | 3-3-0

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