Top Greatest Female Boxers & MMA Fighters of All Times. Boxing Is One of Most Popular and Highest Paying Sport in The World. Women’s boxing first appeared in a demonstration bout of the Olympic Games in 1904. The rival competition was then pioneered by the Swedish Amateur Boxing Association where they sanctioned boxing events for women in 1988. Female boxers and mixed martial art fighters have been around for decades and the female fighting both in Boxing and MMA has been on the rise in last couple of decades.
undefeated woman world champion in UFC Ronda Rousey has been headlining UFC cards and she has build quite reputation while in the past we have seen Lucia Rijker who is widely considered as the greatest female boxer of all times. We hear it all the time. “That is a guys sport.” There is a common stereotype in athletics that suggests some sports are only for men. People buy into this way of thinking and believe women should not be able to compete in these games because they will not be as good or be able to create as much interest as the men’s version. This initially rang true for women’s MMA, but over time we have seen the level of competition and public interest become equal to that of the men’s competition. Here we are sharing with you the Greatest Female Boxers & MMA Fighters of All Times list so see below.
Lucia Frederica Rijker:
Lucia Frederica Rijker is a Dutch professional female boxer kickboxer and actress. Rijker has been dubbed by the press and opponents the most dangerous woman in the world. She fought 19 times professional in boxing and won all of the her fights and wins came as a result of knockouts. Her last boxing fight was in her native motherlands against Deborah Fettkether in previous year which she won and went on the retire undefeated. While she also had a superb undefeated kickboxing career with 37-0 of which 25 came as result of knockout outs, she won 6 world titles in the process.
Ronda Jean Rousey is an American Mixed Martial Artist. She is the first and current UFC women’s Bantamweight Champion as well as the last strike force Women’s Bantamweight Champion. She is undefeated in mixed martial arts having won nine of her eleven fights by armbar. Before becoming a professional MMA fighter, Rousey was competing in the Olympics. In 2008, she became the first American to medal is women’s Judo at the Games. In her first MMA fight, she knocked out Hayden Munoz in the first 23 seconds of the fight. Since that match, she has won an additional eight straight. The undefeated, fourth degree black belt is credited with introducing trash talking into the sport.
Cathilee Deborah Cat Zingano is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the UFC. She is the first woman to win a UFC fight by technical knockout. Cat Zingano is one of the best female MMA fighters of all time. She is undefeated and has knocked out four opponents during her career in the UFC. The fighter for Black House MMA weighs in at 135 pounds and stand 5, 6 tall. She prefers tto use Brazilian Jiu Jitsu moves in her fights. he is currently ranked the fifth best pound for pound MMA fighter and on January 17th, 2014, she officially became ranked the number one bantamweight female fighter in the UFC. At age 31, it is uncertain how much longer she will continue her career.
Sarah Kaufman is a Canadian Mixed Martial Artist. She competes in the 135 pound women’s bantamweight category. Kaufman was the first Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion and was also the first and only Hardcore Championship fighting women’s bantamweight champion. She competes in the UFC women’s bantamweight division. She is the sixth highest ranked fighter in that weight class. She has won sixteen of her nineteen fights. Her two losses have come against fellow superstars Ronda Rousey and Marloes Coenen.
Jessica Aguilar is the current UFC women’s Strawweight Champion. Her nickname is Jag. Jessica Aguilar is a Mexican born American mixed martial artist currently signed to the UFC. At the time of her Voluntary departure from WSOF, She was the reigning WSOF women’s straweight champion. She is also ranked as the fourth best pound for pound female fighter. She began her professional fighting carrer in 2006 and posted a 17-4 record since then. Two of her victories have come by way of knockouts.
Alexis Davis is a Canadian mixed martial artist competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. She is a black belt in both Japanese Jujutsu and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. She is also a Canadian Open grappling champion. She made her debut in 2007 by knocking out the former Strikeforce Bantamweight champion Sarah Kaufman in the third round. The 5’6” fighter for the club, Cesar Gracie, was the first Canadian woman to become a professional MMA athlete.
They call Jessica Eye “Evil Eye” for good reason. Making her professional MMA debut in 2010, Eye has gone on to post a 10-2-1 record. She was undefeated as an amateur fighter at the flyweight weight class. Jessica Eye is an American professional mixed martial artist. She currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship in the bantamweight division. In 2013, she put on some more muscle and is now the number five ranked women’s Bantamweight fighter.
Marloes Coenen is currently the number two ranked featherweight fighter in women’s UFC. Prior to bulking up a bit, she was Strikeforce’s Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Weighing in at 145 pounds, Coenen is professionally trained in Jiu Jistsu and fights for the Golden Glory fight club. She currently has a 21-6 record. She has won three and lost three matches by knockout.
The current WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO walterweight women champion Cecilia Braekhus will go down as one of the greatest boxers of all times. Brought up in Norway Braekhus started fighting as a semi-professional kickboxer and went on to become a professional boxer where she is still undefeated and became first women in history to hold all four major titles (WBA, WBC,IBF,WBO women walterweight) at the same time to become undisputed walterweight champion. She is undefeated after her 27 professional fights winning all of them and currently on a streak of 15 title defense fights for her main (WBA, WBC and WBO titles). She defeat one of the greatest boxers in Mia St John.
Halmich was born in Germany and she played a big role in making boxing a major sport for women in Europe. She is widely considered as one of the finest and most successfull female boxers of all times with only one defeat in her 13 year professional career where she fought 56 times winning 54 fights losing 1 and 1 draw. Like many other great female boxers she started her fighting career in kickboxing but went on to make her name in professional boxing.