For the UFC, it is 156lbs to 170lbs, but ONE Championship set its upper weight limit at 185.2lbs. It is further clouded by the traditional boxing welterweight class of a 147lbs limit.Jun 5, 2021
So, let's get into it, here is my list for the top 5 female MMA fighters of all-time:
- Joanna Jędrzejczyk. Overall MMA Record: 16-4-0 (UFC Record: 10-4-0)
- 4. “ Rowdy” Ronda Rousey.
- Valentina “Bullet” Shevchenko. Overall MMA Record: 21-3-0 (UFC Record: 10-2-0)
- Cris “Cyborg” Justino.
- Amanda “The Lioness” Nunes.
UFC Champions 2021
|Women's Featherweight||Amanda Nunes||2|
|Women's Bantamweight||Amanda Nunes||5|
|Women's Flyweight||Valentina Shevchenko||5|
|Women's Strawweight||Rose Namajunas||0|
Amanda Nunes Women's pound for pound
|1||Amanda Nunes||Women's Featherweight Champion Women's Bantamweight Champion|
|2||Valentina Shevchenko||Women's Flyweight Champion|
|3||Rose Namajunas||Women's Strawweight Champion|
|4||Zhang Weili||#1 in strawweight rankings|
Unlike in the Men's UFC weight divisions, the female UFC fighters have just four weight class titles they can fight for – the Strawweight, Bantamweight and Featherweight divisions. The Flyweight division was only recently added and now has it's first champion in Valentina Shevchenko.