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Top 15 Female Boxers of All Time (Updated for 2022)

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Top 15 Female Boxers of All Time (Updated for 2022)

One of the most well-liked sports today, boxing has been a part of the sports world for far too long. However, there are differences between a man’s and a woman’s fields.

If we look closely, we can still see that female fighter and their level of boxing are on the rise.

However, a lot of female boxers live up to the sport and continue to give the impression that they are well ahead of the competition.

Female Boxing arena
Female Boxing arena

They have also been catching up to the level of men’s boxing. Words like fierce, divine, and competitive can up their boxing level.

Here, we’ll talk about the best fifteen female boxers competing right now.

Top 15 Female Boxers of All Time (Updated for 2022)

We will delve deeper into the impact of the well-known female fighters on the octagon as we talk about them and their strategies.

The list was also compiled based on their reputation and legal disputes; as a result, it may differ from your perceptions.

You can discuss and rank the items as we give the list to you. Please let us know if we missed anything else as well.

Claressa Shields, 15.

Claressa Shields, widely regarded as the finest active female light middleweight in the world, has earned eleven victories in the boxing ring and one in mixed martial arts. Two of her boxing victories are knockouts, so there.

She also maintains world champions in weight classes two and three with only a few professional battles.

In terms of her legacy, Claressa is also the only male or female boxer to have ever held all four of the sport’s main world championships.

She also has two gold medals in the women’s middleweight division.

With it, Claressa became the first American boxer in both the men’s and women’s divisions to take home two back-to-back Olympic medals.

Laila Ali, 14.

In addition to being a contemporary television personality, Laila Ali is a former professional boxer with a remarkable 24-fight undefeated record. Overall, she has earned the title of the greatest female boxer in history.

She has held onto the WBC, WIBA, IWBF, and IBA female super middleweight titles for clarification throughout her career.

Lucia Rijker 13.

Lucia Rijker has a wide range of skills as a boxer, kickboxer, and actor. She was frequently referred to as “The Most Dangerous Woman in the World” during her time spent inside the octagon.

Lucia is also regarded as the best female boxer of all time. Her record has consistently maintained a strong total of 35 victories and one draw.

Katie Taylor, 12

Katie Taylor 
Katie Taylor

We can’t leave out Katie Taylor when discussing the best female boxers. She was the one who rose to fame as the world champion after only five career battles.

She is also one of just eight boxers (male and female) in boxing history to have held all four major world championships.

Katie is also one of the things that contribute to the female boxing scene. She now holds the title of top active female lightweight in the world.

Looking at Katie’s boxing record shows that she has 18 victories, 6 of which were knockouts.

She has held onto titles like the European Union Championships, Women’s World Championships (gold), and European Championships (six gold) (five gold).

Amanda Serrano, 11.

With forty victories inside the octagon, Amanda Serrano is now the finest female featherweight in the world. She has won 30 of them via knockout, a draw, and a defeat.

She now holds the titles of WBO, WBC, and IBO featherweight world champion.

Not to mention, Amanda has the Guinness World Record for the most female boxers to win world titles in various weight divisions.

In more than four different weight divisions, Amanda is a world champion.

She has accomplished that feat alone among female fighters from Puerto Rico. The master of breaking records, for sure!

Celeste Braekhaus 10

Ferocious as a lion, yet as graceful as a dove. Cecilia is like that. She is well known for becoming the first boxer to ever hold five world championships.

She is also the person who, as an unchallenged competitor, controlled the welterweight division from 2014 until 2020.

She is also one of just nine boxers in boxing history to have held all four major world championships. She is the first boxer to win five world championships in the interim.

Ann Wolfe 9.

One of the best female boxers of all time, Ann Wolfe is a boxer, trainer, and coach. She currently has 24 victories under her belt, 16 of which were knockouts.

She does, however, have three world titles in the weight division. In addition to that, Ann is the brains behind many professional boxers.

Ann also plays the supporting character of the Amazon Artemis in the 2017 movie “Wonder Woman,” which is an additional fun fact.

Holly Holm 8.

Holly Holm
Holly Holm

Holly Holm, the current and sole boxer to hold the UFC and world boxing titles simultaneously, is not someone to mess with.

The championship that she retains eighteen times is astounding. She is a three-in-one package girl who shows off her boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts skills.

Looking at her statistics, Holly continues to have a professional boxing record of 33 wins, two defeats, and two ties.

In kickboxing, she portrays 14 victories, a defeat, and seventies. Finally, she exhibits an MMA record of 14 wins and 5 losses.

Christy Martin 7.

No one can avoid mentioning Christy Martin while discussing female boxers. She was referred to as “the most successful and prominent female boxer in the United States” for most of her career.

She currently serves as Christy Martin Promotions’ CEO. Martin has portrayed many important fights and strategies in his capacity as a boxer.

She is also the first female boxer to be honored by the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.

Martin held non-boxing professions throughout her career in addition to boxing. She now has a record of 49 wins, 7 defeats, and 3 draws.

Regina Halmich, no. 6

Regina Halmich is currently the main force behind the growth of female boxing in Europe.

She has also established a strong following among American fans, who rank her as the second-best female boxer of all time.

Regina had 54 victories to her name when her professional career came to an end in 2007; 16 of them were via KO. She has one win, one tie, and one loss.

Giselle Salandy, No. 5

Giselle Salandy
One of the best female boxers out there, Giselle Salandy

Unbeaten female boxer Giselle Salandy regrettably passed away too soon from mortal life.

Salandy was the well-known world champion at light-middleweight and also held championships in the IWBF, WIBA, WIBF, WBA, WBC, and GBU.

When she was sixteen, she first won the title.

She began boxing professionally at thirteen, and her career ended when she was 21.

Natascha Ragosina 4.

Natascha Ragosina held the title of top female super middleweight in the world for practically the entirety of her professional career. The title, though, is a wonderful fit for her.

She is, after all, the WBA and WBC female super middleweight champion, and she has held both titles the longest.

She had a 22-fight winning streak that was unbeaten, with 13 of those victories coming by way of knockout.

Ronda Rousey 3.

Ronda must be included while discussing the greatest female fighters of all time. The “Queen of the UFC World” is Ronda Rousey, also known by her stage name “Rowdy.”

She began her career as the first American woman to win a judo medal at the Olympics. Ronda is an accomplished judoka, mixed martial artist, and WWE wrestler.

Various publications have referred to her as “one of the defining athletes of the 21st century.”

Mary Kom 2.

Mary Kom is the only woman in women’s boxing history to have won the World Amateur Boxing Championship six times.

She is the only boxer (male or female) to have won eight World Championship medals and is well known as the “Magnificient Mary.”

Mary also outperformed many fighters with her games without ever entering the professional ring.

Not to add, her accolades and exploits put her on par with many prominent fighters.

Mia St. John 1.

Mia St. John
Mia St. John

Mia St. John entered the boxing ring at a far later age than most, at 29. She started not only as a boxer but also as a taekwondo champion. She has won the WBC, IBA, and IFBA championships so far.

Mia earned the moniker “The Knockout” during her career. She was frequently referred to as the “Queen of the Four-Rounders.”

She has 49 victories overall in her boxing career, including 19 knockouts. Mia has so far had 14 defeats, and 2 draws.