Women’s MMA World Strawweight Rankings

Men’s Divisions
Heavyweight (265)Light Heavyweight (205)Middleweight (185)Welterweight (170)Lightweight (155)Featherweight (145)Bantamweight (135)Flyweight (125)Pound-4-Pound

Women’s Divisions
W-Featherweight (145+)W-Bantamweight (135)W-Flyweight (125) – W-Strawweight (115)

#  FighterORGOVRLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Weili Zhang21-1 (17)W-Joanna Jedrzejczyk (DEC)
W-Jessica Andrade (TKO)
W-Tecia Torres (DEC)
2Rose Namajunas9-4 (6)W-Jessica Andrade (DEC)
L-Jessica Andrade (KO)
W-Joanna Jedrzejczyk (DEC)
3Joanna Jedrzejczyk16-4 (5)L-Weili Zhang (DEC)
W-Michelle Waterson (DEC)
L-Valentina Shevchenko (DEC)
4Carla Esparza17-6 (7)W-Marina Rodriguez (DEC)
W-Michelle Waterson (DEC)
W-Alexa Grasso (DEC)
5Yan Xiaonan13-1 (5)W-Claudia Gadelha (DEC)
W-Karolina Kowalkiewicz (DEC)
W-Angela Hill (DEC)
6Claudia Gadelha18-5 (9)L-Yan Xiaonan (DEC)
W-Angela Hill (DEC)
W-Randa Markos (DEC)
7Marina Rodriguez12-1-2 (6)L-Carla Esparza (DEC)
D-Cynthia Calvillo (DEC)
W-Tecia Torres (DEC)
8Tecia Torres11-5 (1)W-Brianna Van Buren (DEC)
L-Marina Rodriguez (DEC)
L-Weili Zhang (DEC)
Angela Hill
9Michelle Waterson18-8 (12)W-Angela Hill (DEC)
L-Carla Esparza (DEC)
L-Joanna Jedrzejczyk (DEC)
Amanda Ribas
10Angela Hill12-9 (5)L-Michelle Waterson (DEC)
L-Claudia Gadelha (DEC)
W-Loma Lookboonmee (DEC)
Tecia Torres
11Amanda Ribas10-1 (7)W-Paige VanZant (SUB)
W-Randa Markos (DEC)
W-Mackenzie Dern (DEC)
Michelle Waterson
12Brianna Van Buren9-3 (5)L-Tecia Torres (DEC)
W-Livia Renata Souza (DEC)
W-Kailin Curran (SUB)
13Livia Renata Souza14-2 (10)W-Ashley Yoder (DEC)
L-Brianna Van Buren (DEC)
W-Sarah Frota (DEC)
14Virna Jandiroba16-1 (13)W-Felice Herrig (SUB)
W-Mallory Martin (SUB)
L-Carla Esparza (DEC)
Mackenzie Dern
15Angela Lee10-2 (8)W-Jingnan Xiong (SUB)
L-Michelle Nicolini (DEC)
L-Jingnan Xiong (TKO)
16Jingnan Xiong15-2 (11)W-Tiffany Teo (DEC)
L-Angela Lee (SUB)
W-Angela Lee (TKO)
17Kanako Murata12-1 (6)W-Randa Markos (DEC)
W-Emily Ducote (DEC)
W-Liana Ferreira (SUB)
18Mackenzie Dern9-1 (6)W-Randa Markos (SUB)
W-Hannah Cifers (SUB)
L-Amanda Ribas (DEC)
Virna Jandiroba
19Amanda Lemos8-1-1W-Mizuki Inoue (DEC)
W-Miranda Granger (SUB)
L-Leslie Smith (TKO)
20Karolina Kowalkiewicz12-6 (3)L-Yan Xiaonan (DEC)
L-Alexa Grasso (DEC)
L-Michelle Waterson (DEC)
21Randa Markos10-10-1 (4)L-Kanako Murata (DEC)
L-Mackenzie Dern (SUB)
L-Amanda Ribas (DEC)
22Seo Hee HamRizin23-8W-Ayaka Hamasaki (DEC)
W-Miyuu Yamamoto (TKO)
W-Tomo Maesawa (TKO)
23Emily DucoteInvicta9-6W-Juliana Lima (DEC)
L-Kanako Murata (DEC)
W-Janaisa Morandin (TKO)
Montserrat Ruiz
24Ayaka HamasakiRizin20-3W-Tomo Maesawa (SUB)
L-Seo Hee Ham (DEC)
W-Suwanan Boonsorn (SUB)
25Cory McKenna6-1W-Kay Hansen (DEC)
W-Crystal Demopoulos (DEC)
W-Giulia Chinello (TKO)
Ineligible for Rankings
* Suspension
* Inactivity>15 months
* Moving Divisions
Tatiana Suarez8-0 (5)W-Nina Ansaroff (DEC)
W-Carla Esparza (TKO)
W-Alexa Grasso (SUB)
Jessica AguilarFree Agent20-8L-Marina Rodriguez (DEC)
L-Weili Zhang (SUB)
W-Jodie Esquibel (DEC)
Nina Ansaroff10-6 (6)L-Tatiana Suarez (DEC)
W-Claudia Gadelha (DEC)
W-Randa Markos (DEC)
Michelle Nicolini6-2 (5)W-Angela Lee (DEC)
L-Tiffany Teo (DEC)
W-Iryna Kyselova (SUB)
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- Performance against top competition
- Estimated ability against future competition
- Strength of competition
- Activity in the last 3 years
- Last 5 fights

There are many fighters sporting undefeated records from developing fight scenes, especially abroad. Something we take into consideration is the strength of competition they have faced. If a fighter has compiled a bunch of wins against competition that is lackluster they will likely have a difficult time moving up in the rankings until they face stiffer competition in order for us to accurately predict how they would perform against exceedingly tougher competition.

If a fighter has fought elite competition and fallen short, we factor in how they performed. If a fighter fairs well against a higher-ranked adversary, they could still move up in the rankings.

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