Women’s MMA World Bantamweight 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) – Pound-4-Pound

#  FighterORGOVRLast 3 FightsNext Fight
1Amanda Nunes21-4 (17)W-Megan Anderson (SUB)
W-Felicia Spencer (DEC)
W-Germaine de Randamie (DEC)
Julianna Pena
2Germaine de Randamie10-4 (5)W-Julianna Pena (SUB)
L-Amanda Nunes (DEC)
W-Aspen Ladd (TKO)
3Holly Holm14-5 (8)W-Irene Aldana (DEC)
W-Raquel Pennington (DEC)
L-Amanda Nunes (TKO)
4Raquel Pennington11-8 (4)W-Marion Reneau (DEC)
L-Holly Holm (DEC)
W-Irene Aldana (DEC)
5Julianna Pena10-4 (7)W-Sara McMann (SUB)
L-Germaine de Randamie (SUB)
W-Nicco Montano (DEC)
Amanda Nunes
6Irene Aldana12-6 (9)L-Holly Holm (DEC)
W-Ketlen Vieira (KO)
L-Raquel Pennington (DEC)
Yana Kunitskaya
7Yana Kunitskaya14-5 (8)W-Ketlen Vieira (DEC)
W-Julija Stoliarenko (DEC)
L-Aspen Ladd (TKO)
Irene Aldana
8Ketlen Vieira11-2 (6)L-Yana Kunitskaya (DEC)
W-Sijara Eubanks (DEC)
L-Irene Aldana (KO)
Sara McMann
9Sara McMann12-6 (6)L-Julianna Pena (SUB)
W-Lina Lansberg (DEC)
L-Marion Reneau (SUB)
Ketlen Vieira
10Lina Lansberg10-5 (4)L-Sara McMann (DEC)
W-Macy Chiasson (DEC)
W-Tonya Evinger (DEC)
11Macy Chiasson7-1 (4)W-Marion Reneau (DEC)
W-Shanna Young (DEC)
L-Lina Lansberg (DEC)
Aspen Ladd
12Pannie Kianzad14-5 (3)W-Sijara Eubanks (DEC)
W-Bethe Correia (DEC)
W-Jessica Rose-Clark (DEC)
Alexis Davis
13Alexis Davis20-10W-Sabina Mazo (DEC)
L-Viviane Araujo (DEC)
L-Jennifer Maia (DEC)
Pannie Kianzad
14Marion Reneau9-7-1 (8)L-Macy Chiasson (DEC)
L-Raquel Pennington (DEC)
L-Yana Kunitskaya (DEC)
Miesha Tate
15Bethe Correia11-5-1 (2)L-Pannie Kianzad (DEC)
W-Sijara Eubanks (DEC)
L-Irene Aldana (SUB)
16Sijara Eubanks6-6 (2)L-Pannie Kianzad (DEC)
L-Ketlen Vieira (DEC)
W-Julia Avila (DEC)
Karol Rosa
17Julia Avila7-2 (5)L-Sijara Eubanks (DEC)
W-Gina Mazany (TKO)
W-Pannie Kianzad (DEC)
18Karol Rosa14-3 (6)W-Joselyne Edwards (DEC)
W-Vanessa Melo (DEC)
W-Lara Fritzen (SUB)
Sijara Eubanks
19Sabina Mazo9-2L-Alexis Davis (DEC)
W-Justine Kish (SUB)
W-J.J. Aldrich (DEC)
20Jessica Rose-Clark10-6 (5)W-Sarah Alpar (TKO)
L-Pannie Kianzad (DEC)
L-Jessica Eye (DEC)
21Norma Dumont5-1W-Ashlee Evans-Smith (DEC)
L-Megan Anderson (KO)
W-Mariana Morais (DEC)
Felicia Spencer
22Julija Stoliarenko9-4-2L-Yana Kunitskaya (DEC)
W-Lisa Verzosa (DEC)
W-Maria Tatunashvili (SUB)
23Lisa VerzosaInvicta6-1W-Raquel Canuto (DEC)
L-Julija Stoliarenko (DEC)
W-Kerri Kenneson (DEC)
24Vanessa MeloFree Agent11-8W-Sarah Moras (DEC)
L-Karolline Rosa (DEC)
L-Tracy Cortez (DEC)
25Sarah Alpar9-5L-Jessica Rose-Clark (TKO)
W-Shanna Young (SUB)
W-Joselne Edwards (DEC)
Stephanie Egger
Ineligible for Rankings
* Suspension
* Inactivity>15 months
* Moving Divisions
Aspen Ladd9-1 (7)W-Yana Kunitskaya (TKO)
L-Germaine de Randamie (TKO)
W-Sijara Eubanks (DEC)
Macy Chiasson
Miesha Tate18-7L-Raquel Pennington (DEC)
L-Amanda Nunes (SUB)
W-Holly Holm (SUB)
Marion Reneau
Tonya EvingerFree Agent19-8 (15)L-Lina Lansburg (DEC)
L-Aspen Ladd (TKO)
L-Cristiane Justino (TKO)
Nicco Montano4-3 (2)L-Julianna Pena (DEC)
W-Roxanne Modafferi (DEC)
W-Barb Honchak (DEC)
Rin NakaiDeep22-2-1 (16)W-Titapa Junsookplung (SUB)
W-Kaewjai Prachumwong (TKO)
W-Young Ji Kim (TKO)
Talita Bernardo6-3 (4)L-Viviane Araujo (KO)
W-Sarah Moras (DEC)
L-Irene Aldana (DEC)
Jessica Borga
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Here is the rankings criteria that encompasses a fighter ranking:
- Most recent performance
- 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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