Ultimate Fighting Championship is a professional sports contest amongst all the boxers. This is an American mixed martial arts sport. The organization is situated in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC is the largest MMA company which consists of the highest-ranking fighters in the world. It was introduced in the year 1993. So here we have the Top 5 UFC Female Boxers in the World Right Now 2022.
As we know that UFC is a professional boxing tournament, and there are rankings that are given to the players by the media members. The procedure of ranking was introduced in the year 2013 when the media members are asked to vote according to their preference of players by weight class.
Top 5 UFC Female Boxers in the World Right Now 2022
According to the sources and the rankings given by the members, we have listed out the top 5 female boxers across the world right now. So have a look at it and know their stats.
5. Zhang Weili
Zhang Weili is a Strawweight champion and Chinese mixed martial artist. She was born in the year 1989, 32 years of age, and participated in the UFC women’s contest. She had also competed in the Kunlun Championship, where she won her first title against Simone Duarte in the Kunlun Female Fight MMA 11th edition Strawweight championship in May 2017, and her second title, in August 2017.
She ranks at number 5 amongst UFC Women’s pound-for-pound rankings. She is the first Chinese Champion in UFC history. Her record is 21-3-0. Meanwhile, she is prepping for her next match, UFC 275 Joanna Jedrzejczyk.
4. Julianna Pena
Juliana Nicole Pena is a 32-year-old American professional MMA fighter. She competes in the UFC under the bantamweight division. She is the first woman to win The Ultimate Fighter in 2013. She is the current rank holder of the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She is placed at the 4th position of the UFC Women’s pound-for-pound rankings.
Juliana is not just a boxer but she also works as an actress, where she was featured in her own MMA documentary Fight Life which was released in th year 2013 and it also won an award.
3. Rose Namajunas
Rose Namajunas who was born in the year 1992, is a 29-year-old American martial artist is the 3rd ranked UFC woman. She had competed in the UFC leagues, under the Strawweight category, adding to this she has won the title of UFC strawweight champion of the world twice. Here the record is 11-4, with a winning streak of 3. Her next match is going to be UFC 274 Carla Esparza.
Rose is known especially for her speed and reflexes. She takes the advantage of kinetic energy which makes the opponent stumped by her quick jabs and kick boxes.
2. Amanda Nunes
Amanda Nunes is a mixed martial artist from the country of Brazil. She participates in the UFC league, and currently holds the second rank in the UFC Women pound-for-pound rankings. She is the current holder of the featherweight championship. She is the first woman to be a UFC champion in two different divisions. She is a former winner of the bantamweight championship.
She is a well-known fighter as she was the first and only fighter who defends two UFC titles. The record of her matches is 21–5.
1. Valentina Shevchenko
At the first rank, we have the current holder of the title of UFC Women’s Champion. She is a 34 year, Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian professional MMA fighter. She competed in the Flyweight division. She is known for her absolute counterpunch and counterattacks. She has complete knowledge of the distance of her opponents in the attacks which she analyses quickly.
She also has a special trick to block the opponent’s punches, which is a spinning wheel kick or the spinning back fist, her record is 22-3. With a winning streak of 8, her next match is going to be against UFC 275 Taila Santos.