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 1 
Ronda Rousey
(First American Female to Earn an Olympic Medal in Judo)
Ronda Rousey
10
Birthdate: February 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Riverside, California, United States

A professional WWE wrestler, Ronda Rousey was the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion and also the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Earlier, she became the first US woman to win an Olympic medal in judo. Amongst the greatest female MMA fighter, Ronda has also appeared in films like The Expendables 3 and Furious 7.

 2 
Mary Kom
(Indian Amateur Boxer and the Only Boxer to Win Eight World Championship Medals)
Mary Kom
10
Birthdate: March 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kangathei, Manipur, India
Indian boxing legend Mary Kom, known as “Magnificent Mary,” is the only female to win the World Amateur Boxing championship six times. She has won golds at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games, and an Olympic bronze, too. The Padma Vibhushan-winner is also a Rajya Sabha member.
 3 
Holly Holm
(American Mixed Martial Artist and One of the Best Female Professional Boxers of All Time)
Holly Holm
8
Birthdate: October 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Holly Holm is a mixed martial artist. A former world champion in boxing, Holm currently competes in the UFC and holds the distinction of being the first fighter to hold a UFC title and a world boxing title. Her win against Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 is regarded as one of the biggest upsets in the history of combat sports.

 4 
Claressa Shields
(Mixed Martial Artist and the Only Boxer in History to Hold the ‘WBA’, ‘WBC’, ‘IBF’, and ‘WBO’ Titles)
Claressa Shields
4
Birthdate: March 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States

Boxer and mixed martial artist, Claressa Shields, reigned as the undisputed female middleweight champion from 2019 to 2020. She has previously held multiple WBA, WBC, and IBF female middleweight titles. She is also the first American boxer to win consecutive Olympic medals. She was named the Female Fighter of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association of America in 2018.

 5 
Laila Ali
(One of the Greatest Female Boxers of All Time)
Laila Ali
6
Birthdate: December 30, 1977
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Laila Ali is an American former professional boxer. The daughter of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, Laila Ali competed from 1999 to 2007, during which she remained undefeated. She is also credited with saving wrestling legend Hulk Hogan's life by calling him when he was suicidal and depressed. After retiring from professional boxing, Laila Ali became a television personality.

 6 
Amanda Serrano
(Puerto Rican Professional Boxer)
Amanda Serrano
2
Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Christy Martin
(Boxer)
Christy Martin
3
Birthdate: June 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mullens
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Mia St. John
(Boxer)
Mia St. John
3
Birthdate: June 24, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Cecilia Braekhus
(Norwegian Professional Boxer)
Cecilia Braekhus
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cartagena, Colombia

Tagged by the media as Boxing’s First Lady, Norwegian boxer/kickboxer Cecilia Braekhu scripted history by becoming the first female boxer to hold the WBA, IBF, WBC, and WBO titles at the same time. Colombian-born Braekhu was adopted by a Norwegian couple as a 2-year-old and began boxing as a teenager.

 10 
Lucia Rijker
(Dutch Professional Boxer and Kickboxer)
Lucia Rijker
3
Birthdate: December 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Ann Wolfe
(Boxer)
Ann Wolfe
4
Birthdate: January 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Austin, Texas, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Kelly Kelly
(American Professional Wrestler and Model)
Kelly Kelly
5
Birthdate: January 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 13 
Lee Si-young
(South Korean Actress and Former Amateur Boxer)
Lee Si-young
3
Birthdate: April 17, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, South Korea
South Korean actor Lee Si-young is best known for shows such as Becoming a Billionaire and Real Men and movies such as Meet the In-Laws. She has won the KBS and MBC awards, too. Once an amateur boxer, she has earned titles such as the National Amateur Boxing Championship.
 14 
Katie Taylor
(One of Only Eight Boxers in History to Hold all Four Major World Titles in Boxing Simultaneously)
Katie Taylor
3
Birthdate: July 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

A 5-time world champion and an Olympic gold medalist, Katie Taylor is one of Ireland’s best boxers. She also has 6 gold medals at the European Championship. Born amid poverty in the coastal town of Bray, to a boxer father, Katie was initially trained by him.

 15 
Vonda Ward
(Boxer)
Vonda Ward
2
Birthdate: March 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Macedonia, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 16 
Ebanie Bridges
(Australian Professional Boxer)
Ebanie Bridges
4
Birthdate: September 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia

Known as the Blonde Bomber to her fans, Australian boxer and female super-bantamweight champion Ebanie Bridges had begun training in karate at age 5 and had then moved on to kickboxing, Muay Thai, and eventually competitive bodybuilding. She is a qualified math teacher and speaks 5 languages, too.

 17 
Savannah Marshall
(British Professional Boxer Who Held the WBO Female Middleweight Title Between 2020 and 2022)
Savannah Marshall
8
Birthdate: May 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartlepool, County Durham, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Jacqui Frazier-Lyde
(Lawyer)
Jacqui Frazier-Lyde
2
Birthdate: December 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
Chantelle Cameron
(Boxer)
Chantelle Cameron
6
Birthdate: May 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northampton, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 20 
Natasha Jonas
(British Professional Boxer Who Has Held the WBO Female Junior-Middleweight Title Since February 2022)
Natasha Jonas
6
Birthdate: June 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Nicola Adams
(British Former Professional Boxer)
Nicola Adams
18
Birthdate: October 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

Retired British boxer Nicola Adams scripted history as the first female boxer to earn an Olympic gold and retain the gold at the following Olympic event. Openly lesbian, she is also an LGBT icon. Though shortlisted for Strictly Come Dancing, she withdrew after her partner tested COVID-positive.

 22 
Lovlina Borgohain
(Indian Boxer)
Lovlina Borgohain
3
Birthdate: October 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Golaghat, Assam, India

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain was born into a poor family in Assam and was initially interested in Muay Thai. The Arjuna Award winner made waves after winning a bronze at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She has also won medals at the Asian Championship and the World Championship.

 23 
Heather Hardy
(American Professional Boxer)
Heather Hardy
3
Birthdate: January 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 24 
Jessica McCaskill
(Boxer)
Jessica McCaskill
3
Birthdate: September 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 25 
Terri Harper
(British Professional Boxer and Current WBA and IBO Super-Welterweight Champion)
Terri Harper
6
Birthdate: November 2, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Denaby Main, Yorkshire, England

Nicknamed the Belter, boxer Terri Harper is a former super-featherweight world title holder. She began boxing at age 12 but then focused on her education, only to return to boxing after her GCSEs. She once revealed that she had come out as a lesbian at age 14.

 26 
Mikaela Mayer
(Boxer)
Mikaela Mayer
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Tonya Harding
(American Former Figure Skater)
Tonya Harding
1
Birthdate: November 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

American figure skater, Tonya Harding, was the 1991 and 1994 US champion but her 1994 title was taken away after a controversy erupted regarding her ex-husband. He was charged with planning an attack on a rival American skater, Nancy Kerrigan. Tonya Harding was banned for life by the US Figure Skating Association after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to obstruct justice.

 28 
Ramla Ali
(Somali Professional Boxer and Model)
Ramla Ali
5
Birthdate: September 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogadishu, Somalia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 29 
Jane Couch
(Boxer)
Jane Couch
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fleetwood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Eva Wahlstrom
(Finnish Retired Boxer & Former WBC Super-Featherweight Champion)
Eva Wahlstrom
2
Birthdate: October 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Loviisa, Finland

Eva Wahlstrom is a Finnish retired boxer who held the WBC super-featherweight title for nearly five years before losing her title to Terri Harper. She also represented her country at the European Championships where she won silver medals in 2004 and 2005.

 31 
Shannon Courtenay
(British Professional Boxer)
Shannon Courtenay
4
Birthdate: July 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire, England

Former WBA female bantamweight title holder Shannon Courtenay had her title revoked after failing to make it to the specified weight category for her fight against Jamie Mitchell. She later blamed her menstrual cycle for her sudden weight gain of 2.5lbs. She has also been dubbed The Baby Face Assassin.

 32 
Alicia Ashley
(Jamaican Boxer)
Alicia Ashley
2
Birthdate: August 23, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaican-American boxer Alicia Ashley scripted history when, at age 48, she made a Guinness record for being the world’s oldest boxing champion. Nicknamed Slick, the Super Bantamweight champion had a 22-year illustrious career in the boxing world and is now a boxing trainer based in China.

 33 
Natascha Ragosina
(Russian Retired Professional Boxer)
Natascha Ragosina
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Abay, Kazakhstan
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 34 
Kathy Long
(American Kickboxer, Mixed Martial Artist, and Actress)
Kathy Long
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 35 
Chris Namus
(Boxer)
Chris Namus
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montevideo, Uruguay
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 36 
Seniesa Estrada
(Boxer)
Seniesa Estrada
3
Birthdate: June 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 37 
Sumya Anani
(Retired American Professional Boxer)
Sumya Anani
1
Birthdate: February 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minnesota, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 38 
Christina Hammer
(German Boxer)
Christina Hammer
3
Birthdate: August 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Novodolinsky, Kazakhstan
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 39 
Elena Reid
(American Former Boxer Who was the Former WIBA and IFBA Flyweight Champion)
Elena Reid
1
Birthdate: November 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 40 
Cathy Davis
(Boxer)
Cathy Davis
1
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Winnfield, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 41 
Susi Kentikian
(2-Time Flyweight World Champion)
Susi Kentikian
1
Birthdate: September 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Also known as the Killer Queen, American-German boxer Susi Kentikian has been a flyweight world champion twice. Born in the Armenian SSR she left the country with her parents at 5, in the midst of a war. At 5’ 1”, she was also initially tagged as Germany’s shortest professional boxer.

 42 
Kellie Harrington
(Irish Amateur Boxer, Amateur World Champion and an Olympic Gold Medallist)
Kellie Harrington
2
Birthdate: December 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
 43 
Mary Jo Sanders
(American Professional Boxer)
Mary Jo Sanders
1
Birthdate: January 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Noriko Kariya
(Canadian Professional Boxer)
Noriko Kariya
2
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 45 
Regina Halmich
(German Professional Boxer)
Regina Halmich
1
Birthdate: November 22, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 46 
Giselle Salandy
(Trinidadian Professional Boxer)
Giselle Salandy
1
Birthdate: January 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Siparia, Trinidad and Tobago
Died: January 4, 2009
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 47 
Maureen Shea
(Boxer)
Maureen Shea
1
Birthdate: January 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 48 
Kina Malpartida
(Peruvian Female Professional Boxer and National Surfing Champion)
Kina Malpartida
1
Birthdate: March 25, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 49 
Anne Sophie Mathis
(French Former Professional Boxer)
Anne Sophie Mathis
2
Birthdate: June 13, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nancy, France Nancy, France
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 50 
Daisy Lang
(Retired Professional Boxer and the First Bulgarian Woman to Win a World Title)
Daisy Lang
1
Birthdate: April 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sofia, Bulgaria

Retired professional-boxer Daisy Lang became the first Bulgarian woman to win a world title. Her accomplishments as professional boxer include becoming three division world champion. She held the WIBF titles for super-flyweight, bantamweight, and super-bantamweight between 1999 and 2004. Prior to her boxing career, Lang also became European Taekwondo Champion, World Karate Champion, World Kickboxing Champion and European Kickboxing Champion.