UFC Women Fighters

Last Modified Jun 22, 2022 07:43 GMT

Women's martial art has come a long way in the past decade. Not only do women fighters enjoy a massive following amongst fans, but are also actively promoted by the UFC. Some of the most memorable fights in the UFC have taken place among the women's weight classes.


Listed below are the various weight classes within which women fighters compete within the UFC.


  1. Women's Strawweight
  2. Women's Flyweight
  3. Women's Bantamweight
  4. Women's Featherweight
  5. FAQs on UFC Women Fighters

Women's Strawweight

(106 to 115 lb; 48 to 52 kg)


Serial NumberNameAgeNickname
1Jéssica Andrade30 Bate Estaca
2Nina Nunes36The Strina
3Carla Esparza (C)34Cookie Monster
4Rose Namajunas29Thug
5Jessica Penne39-
6Tecia Torres32The Tiny Tornado
7Angela Hill35Overkill
8Michelle Waterson36The Karate Hottie
9Karolina Kowalkiewicz36Polish Princess
10Tatiana Suarez31-
11Ashley Yoder34Spider Monkey
12Amanda Lemos35-
13Yan Xiaonan33Nine
14Polyana Viana30Dama de Ferro
15Mackenzie Dern29-
16Zhang Weili32Magnum
17Marina Rodriguez35-
18Hannah Cifers29Shockwave
19Virna Jandiroba34Carcará
20Brianna Fortino28Tha Bull
21Miranda Granger30Danger
22Hannah Goldy3024k
23Mizuki Inoue27-
24Ariane Carnelossi29Sorriso
25Diana Belbiţă25The Warrior Princess
26Loma Lookboonmee26-
27Jinh Yu Frey37-
28Kanako Murata28-
29Cory McKenna22Poppins / The Hobbit
30Sam Hughes29Sampage
31Gloria de Paula27Glorinha
32Montserrat Ruiz29Conejo
33Cheyanne Vlismas26The Warrior Princess
34Lupita Godinez28Loopy
35Na Liang25Dragon Girl
36Luana Pinheiro28-
37Tabatha Ricci27Baby Shark
38Elise Reed29-
39Vanessa Demopoulos33Lil Monster
40Silvana Gómez Juárez37La Malvada
41Istela Nunes29-
42Maria Oliveira25Neta
43Piera Rodriguez29La Fiera

Women's Flyweight

(116 to 125 lb; 53 to 57 kg)


Serial NumberNameAgeNickname
1Jessica Eye35Evil
2Lauren Murphy38Lucky
3Joanne Wood35JoJo
4Maryna Moroz30The Iron Lady
5Cortney Casey35Cast Iron
6Valentina Shevchenko (C)34Bullet
7Katlyn Chookagian33Blonde Fighter
8Alexa Grasso28-
9JJ Aldrich29-
10Cynthia Calvillo34-
11Ji Yeon Kim32Firefist
12Montana De La Rosa27-
13Gillian Robertson27The Savage
14Priscila Cachoeira33Zombie Girl
15Andrea Lee33KGB
16Molly McCann32Meatball
17Sijara Eubanks37SarJ
18Jennifer Maia33-
19Maycee Barber24The Future
20Antonina Shevchenko37La Pantera
21Ariane Lipski28Queen of Violence
22Taila Santos28-
23Viviane Araújo35ViVi
24Luana Carolina29Dread
25Amanda Ribas28-
26Hannah Goldy3024k
27Tracy Cortez28-
28Shanna Young31The Shanimal
29Mariya Agapova25Demonslayer
30Miranda Maverick24Fear The
31Victoria Leonardo32Fury
32Manon Fiorot32The Beast
33Casey O'Neill24King
34Melissa Gatto26-
35Erin Blanchfield23Cold Blooded
36Mandy Böhm32Monster
37Jasmine Jasudavicius33-
38Karine Silva28Killer


Women's Bantamweight

(126 to 135 lb; 57 to 61 kg)


Serial NumberNameAgeNickname
1Miesha Tate35Cupcake
2Germaine de Randamie *38The Iron Lady
3Sara McMann41-
4Amanda Nunes34The Lioness
5Julianna Peña * (C)32The Venezuelan Vixen
6Raquel Pennington33Rocky
7Ashlee Evans-Smith34Rebel Girl
8Holly Holm40The Preacher's Daughter
9Veronica Macedo26-
10Lina Länsberg40Elbow Queen
11Ketlen Vieira30Fenômeno
12Irene Aldana34Robles
13Aspen Ladd27-
14Jessica-Rose Clark34Jessy Jess
15Wu Yanan26Mulan
16Yana Kunitskaya32Foxy
17Mayra Bueno Silva30Sheetara
18Pannie Kianzad30Banzai
19Julija Stoliarenko29-
20Bea Malecki30Bad News Barbie
21Julia Avila34Raging Panda
22Karol Rosa27Karol
23Stephanie Egger33-


Women's Featherweight

(136 to 145 lb; 60 to 66 kg)


Serial NumberNameAgeNickname
1Amanda Nunes* (C)34The Lioness
2Macy Chiasson30-
3Leah Letson29Nidas
4Zarah Fairn Dos Santos29Infinite
5Norma Dumont31The Immortal
6Joselyne Edwards26La Pantera
7Josiane Nunes28Josi
8Ramona Pascual33-

FAQs on UFC Women Fighters


Q. How many women fighters are currently active in the UFC?

At present there are 248 active women fighters in the UFC.

Q. How many weight classes do women compete in the UFC?

In the UFC as of now women fighters compete in four weight classes straw weight, flyweight, bantamweight and featherweight.

Q. Who was the first woman fighter to join the UFC?

In November 2012, Ronda Rousey became the first woman to be signed on by the UFC.

Q. Which was the first ever women's fight in the UFC?

The first ever women's fight in the UFC took place between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche in the women's bantamweight division at UFC 157.