Women Mixed Martial Artists

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Throughout history, there have been many women mixed martial artists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female mixed martial artists such as Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, Bethe Correia, Paige VanZant, Miesha Tate.The women mixed martial artists featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.
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Ronda Rousey
(First American Female to Earn an Olympic Medal in Judo)
Ronda Rousey
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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 
Gina Carano
(Actress, Mixed Martial Artist)
Gina Carano
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Birthdate: April 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

A former mixed martial artist, Gina Carano went on to become an actress; she uses her martial arts skills to perform stunts in popular action movies. Before becoming an actress, she was quite popular in the MMA scene, being termed the face of women's MMA. In 2008, she was named in a Top 10 Influential Women list.

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Holly Holm
(American Mixed Martial Artist and One of the Best Female Professional Boxers of All Time)
Holly Holm
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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 
Amanda Nunes
(Mixed martial artist)
Amanda Nunes
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Birthdate: May 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pojuca, State of Bahia, Brazil

Amanda Nunes is a Brazilian professional mixed martial artist currently associated with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), where she is the current UFC Women's Featherweight Champion. She is also a former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is widely regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time. She is openly lesbian. 

 5 
Paige VanZant
(Mixed Martial Artist, Bare Knuckle Boxer and Professional Wrestler)
Paige VanZant
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Birthdate: March 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dundee, Oregon, United States

Paige VanZant is an American mixed martial artist, model, and author. Although she spent over 13 years exploring dance forms like hip hop, ballet, and jazz in a dance studio owned by her parents, VanZant took up martial arts during her teenage years and went on to compete in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). A multi-talented personality, VanZant also loves hunting.

 6 
Joanna Jedrzejczyk
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Joanna Jedrzejczyk
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Birthdate: August 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Olsztyn, Poland
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Valentina Shevchenko
(Mixed martial artist)
Valentina Shevchenko
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Birthdate: March 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bishkek Frunze, Kirghiz Soviet Socialist Republic Kirghiz SSR, Soviet Union (now Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)
 8 
Cris Cyborg
(One of the Greatest Female Mixed Martial Artists of All Time)
Cris Cyborg
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Birthdate: July 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Curitiba, Brazil
Brazilian MMA fighter Cris Cyborg currently competes for Bellator MMA and is the reigning Bellator Women's Featherweight World Champion. She has also won the Strikeforce, UFC, and Invicta FC World Featherweight Championships, this becoming the only MMA Grand Slam champion, having won all four major MMA titles.
 9 
Sonya Deville
(Mixed martial artist, Professional wrestler)
Sonya Deville
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Birthdate: September 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Shamong, New Jersey, United States
 10 
Shayna Baszler
(Professional Wrestler and Former Mixed Martial Artist)
Shayna Baszler
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Birthdate: August 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Former Two-Time ‘NXT Women's Champion’ with the Longest Combined Reign

Shayna Baszler is an American WWE wrestler and former WWE women's tag team champion. Before signing with WWE, Baszler was a mixed martial artist. She served as an important spokesperson in a movement, which was initiated to create an athletic commission for combat sports in South Dakota. A multi-talented personality, Shayna Baszler is also a certified Emergency Medical Technician.

 11 
Michelle Waterson
(Mixed Martial Artist and Model)
Michelle Waterson
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Birthdate: January 6, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aurora, Colorado, United States

Michelle Waterson is a mixed martial artist. A former Invicta FC Atomweight Champion, Waterson was the world's best women's atomweight fighter between 2013 and 2014. In 2013, she won the Atomweight of the Year award at the Women's MMA Awards. She competes in the UFC where she is ranked in the top 10 in the list of current UFC fighters.

 12 
Rose Namajunas
(Mixed martial artist)
Rose Namajunas
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Birthdate: June 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
 13 
Miesha Tate
(American Professional Mixed Martial Artist and Former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion)
Miesha Tate
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Birthdate: August 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
MMA fighter Miesha Tate is a former UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. She is best known for her grappling skills. Following her retirement, she works as the vice president of ONE Championship and lives in Singapore. She has also graced the covers of fitness magazines such as Fitness Gurls.
 14 
Karolina Kowalkiewicz
(Mixed martial artist)
Karolina Kowalkiewicz
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Birthdate: October 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Łódź, Poland
 15 
Germaine de Randamie
(Mixed martial artist)
Germaine de Randamie
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Birthdate: April 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands
 16 
Carla Esparza
(Mixed martial artist)
Carla Esparza
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Birthdate: October 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
 17 
Bethe Correia
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Bethe Correia
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Birthdate: June 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Campina Grande, Paraíba, Brazil

Brazilian MMA fighter Bethe Correia, also known as Pitbull, initially studied accounting but soon realized she wasn’t cut out for an office job. She has had a long stint with UFC and is known for her grappling skills. Her retirement bout in 2021 was postponed due to an appendix surgery.

 18 
Tecia Torres
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Tecia Torres
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Birthdate: August 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
 19 
Rachael Ostovich
(Mixed martial artists)
Rachael Ostovich
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Birthdate: February 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hawaii, United States
 20 
Mackenzie Dern
(Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner and Mixed martial artist.)
Mackenzie Dern
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Birthdate: March 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
 21 
Nina Ansaroff
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Nina Ansaroff
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Birthdate: December 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weston, Florida, United States
 22 
Angela Lee
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Angela Lee
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Birthdate: July 8, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vancouver, Canada
 23 
Katlyn Chookagian
(Mixed martial artist)
Katlyn Chookagian
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Birthdate: December 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States
 24 
Julianna Peña
(Mixed martial arts fighter)
Julianna Peña
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Birthdate: August 19, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
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Joanne Calderwood
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Joanne Calderwood
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Birthdate: December 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Scottish MMA fighter and Muay Thai champion Joanne Calderwood now competes for the UFC Women's Flyweight division. She was placed sixth on the UFC women's flyweight rankings in January 2021 and second on the World Professional Muaythai Federation rankings. She has also fought in India's Super Fight League.

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Felicia Spencer
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Felicia Spencer
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Birthdate: November 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Thunder Rosa
(Wrestler, Mixed Martial Artist)
Thunder Rosa
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Birthdate: July 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
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Kayla Harrison
(Judoka, Mixed martial artist)
Kayla Harrison
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Birthdate: July 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Middletown, Ohio, United States
 29 
Amanda Lucas
(Mixed martial artist)
Amanda Lucas
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Birthdate: July 1, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: United States
 30 
Amanda Serrano
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Birthdate: October 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carolina, Puerto Rico
 31 
Liz Carmouche
(Mixed martial artist, Military personnel)
Liz Carmouche
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Birthdate: February 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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Antonina Shevchenko
(Currently competing in the flyweight division of the UFC)
Antonina Shevchenko
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Birthdate: November 20, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
 33 
ODB
(Professional Wrestler)
ODB
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Birthdate: June 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
 34 
Shinya Aoki
(Mixed martial artist)
Shinya Aoki
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Birthdate: May 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adriano Martins
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Yana Kunitskaya
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Yana Kunitskaya
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Birthdate: November 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murmansk, Russia
 36 
Ketlen Vieira
(Mixed martial artist)
Ketlen Vieira
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Birthdate: August 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manaus, State of Amazonas, Brazil
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Sara McMann
(Mixed Martial Artist and the First American Woman in the History to Win an Olympic Medal in Wrestling)
Sara McMann
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Birthdate: September 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Takoma Park, Maryland, United States

Sara McMann is a mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). In 2004, McMann became the first American woman to win an Olympic silver when she won the medal for wrestling in the Summer Olympics. Sara McMann has also won a silver medal and two bronze medals at the World Wrestling Championships.

 38 
Tatiana Suarez
(Mixed martial artist,Wrestling)
Tatiana Suarez
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Birthdate: December 19, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Azusa, California, United States
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Bec Rawlings
(Mixed martial artist)
Bec Rawlings
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Birthdate: February 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Tasmanian MMA fighter and bare-knuckle boxer Bec Rawlings was always sporty but eventually chose martial arts as a way to reduce weight. Known as the Queen of Bare Knuckle, she has competed for BKFC. She has also had successful stints with Invicta and UFC and is now a flyweight division competitor.

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Stamp Fairtex
(Mixed martial artist)
Stamp Fairtex
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Birthdate: November 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rayong, Thailand
 41 
Andrea Lee (fighter)
(Mixed martial artist)
Andrea Lee (fighter)
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Birthdate: February 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Texas, United States
 42 
Marion Reneau
(Retired Bantamweight Mixed martial artist)
Marion Reneau
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Birthdate: June 20, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tulare, California, United States
 43 
Veronica Macedo
(Mixed martial artist)
Veronica Macedo
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Birthdate: October 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
 44 
Ashlee Evans-Smith
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Ashlee Evans-Smith
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Birthdate: July 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ukiah, California, United States
 45 
Jessica Penne
(Mixed martial artist)
Jessica Penne
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Birthdate: January 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, United States
 46 
Virna Jandiroba
(Mixed martial artist)
Virna Jandiroba
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Birthdate: May 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Serrinha, Bahia, Brazil
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Ariane Lipski
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Ariane Lipski
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Birthdate: January 26, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
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Lina Länsberg
(Mixed martial artist)
Lina Länsberg
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Birthdate: March 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karlstad, Sweden
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Mariya Agapova
(Mixed Martial Artist)
Mariya Agapova
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Birthdate: April 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kazakhstan
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Alpha Female
(Professional wrestler)
Alpha Female
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Birthdate: June 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: not known