Have you ever wondered who the most beautiful female UFC fighters of all-time are? Here is the ultimate shortlist.
Gone are the days when only men were in the spotlight of the MMA industry. The girls have upped the ante as they are drawing huge audiences as well. The UFC, in particular, has gorgeous female fighters who have the MMA fans in awe because of their ability to fight and possess captivating beauty. We have shortlisted few of the dozens of most beautiful female UFC fighters of all time who landed a contract.
Paige VanZant has been the face of the MMA for the last few years for her beauty, grit and grace. The UFC signed her in 2013 when she was 20 years old. Her father used to take her to a gym when she was young to help boost her self-esteem through exercise and fitness.
Ultimately, this worked well for her as she embraced the challenge of competitive fighting and ditched a “victim mindset”. She also appeared in the television series Dancing with the Stars and Chopped.
She hasn’t, however, found much success inside the octagon during her career. She has a record of eight wins, and five losses, with a recent one coming against Brazilian fighter Amanda Ribas in July. In 2015, Paige signed a deal with Reebok when she had fought only once. This drew criticism as people suggested that this was more about her physical attractiveness than her martial arts.
Andrea Lee is yet another diva-come-fighter addition to our list. She has an attractive figure that she has built by years of training. The Louisiana-born began training martial arts when she was 19. Despite starting this late, she made it to the top. Lee decided to become a fighter after watching a MMA fight on TV while waiting tables at Buffalo Wild Wings.
She is a powerful striker with an unorthodox technique that separates her from others.
She is a diverse martial artist with a black belt in Kyokushin karate and brown belts in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and judo. Apart from being one of the most gorgeous women in the sport, she is a true inspiration for all aspiring UFC fighters.
Claudia Gadelha is a prolific 31-year-old Brazilian MMA fighter. The MMA queen is not only outclassing others on beauty standard but also holds a stunning profession record of 18 wins, and only five losses, one of which came on her last outing against YanXiaonan.
In November 2020, she secured the sixth spot in the UFC ranking in the strawweight division.
Some experts critique that her performances aren’t very dominant, but all that matter for Gadelha is that she rallies onto one win after another.
It is impossible not to include Rachel Ostovich in a list that mentions top UFC beauties. Our fan favourite Rachael has been quite a popular figure among the UFC fans because of her stunning figure. The flyweight fighter even clad the dress of WonderWoman once during a pre-fight weigh-in.
She owns a 4-6 record with a 1-3 mark in the UFC. She had landed the championship’s contract after entering the TUF season 26.
She is, however, experiencing tough times as she is the latest victim of the UFC axing. Ostovich has been released by the UFC after losing three fights in a row. In this regard, a few people even took a dig at the Hawaii-born on her social media platforms that she could earn more money by making an OnlyFans account.
In 2018, she suffered a broken eye socket after being physically assaulted by her husband at the time.
Megan Anderson is a six-foot tall, Australian mixed martial artist who is popular in the UFC for her physique and aesthetic tattoos.
She is also the former Invicta FC Featherweight champion and a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Anderson has a prolific 11-4 record in the UFC. Her last victory was against Norma Dumant in March. She was all set to take on Amanda Nunes at UFC 256 main event, but the latter withdrew.
Ariane Lipski is yet another beauty queen who was raised in Brazil. She competes across the Flyweight division at 125 lbs. Lipski is one of the most gorgeous women in the UFC history and if you disagree with our claim, then you might need to check her Instagram.
Lipski made her debut in the UFC in 2019 and has since been on the grind to make her mark. So far, she stands at a 13-6 record. Her last bout was a defeat against MMA veteran Antonina Shevchenko.
Before entering the UFC, she was groomed under the Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki promotion where she was crowned three times the KSW Women’s Flyweight Champion in Poland.
Valentina Anatolievna Shevchenko is a Kyrgyzstani-Peruvian MMA fighter who is perhaps the most popular women fighter in the UFC. It is not wrong to say that her presence in the UFC is equivalent to what was once Ronda Rousey’s.
Shevchenko is fierce, dominant and of course glamorous. She is a former Muay Thai fighter and current UFC Women’s Flyweight Champion. She was crowned champion with a win over Joanna Jędrzejczyk in December 2018. Shevchenko has a staggering professional record of 19-3.
She is renowned for her impressive dance moves that she does inside the octagon after victories.
Montana De La Rosa
UFC flyweight martial artist Montana De La Rosa hails from the US. The 25-year-old is married to colleague Mark De La Rosa and has a daughter named Zaylyn from her previous partner.
With a record of 11-6, she is a decent contender in her division. Her Instagram bio suggests that she wishes to become a UFC champion one day.
She was all set to share the octagon with Taila Santos on UFC Vegas 16 card, but their fight got scrapped after a cornerman in Rosa’s camp tested positive for the coronavirus.
Mackenzie Dern is a bad-ass with good looks. She is a ferocious striker inside the octagon who has garnered a huge fan base due to her style of fighting.
Dern’s astonishing professional record of 10 wins and just one loss speaks volumes of her greatness. The submission artist is a black belt in Jiu-Jitsu and two-time World Jiu-Jitsu Championship gold medalist.
Virna Jandiroba was her latest victim at UFC 256 who was subjected to some world-class grappling. Dern suffered a gruesome nose injury in the second round but managed to win by decision at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas after all three judges scored 29-28 in her favour.
Michelle Waterson is one of the few American martial artists who transitioned from being a ring girl and a model to a fighter. She was able to make this change of career with the help of UFC veteran Donald Cerrone. Waterson is as as good looking as her stage name “The Karate Hottie” suggests.
She began training for Karate at the age of 10 and is now a black-belt in American Freestyle Karate. Michelle Waterson is happily married and has a daughter as well.
In November 2020, Waterson grabbed the seventh spot in the UFC women’s strawweight rankings.
Veronica Macedo is a UFC fighter who is yet to achieve some glory in the championship, but still pulls crowd because of her irresistible beauty. The Bantamweight fighter belongs to Venezuela and has had a rough start to her UFC career. She is a black belt in Ameri-Do-Te.
Macedo had a record of 5-0 before landing a UFC contract, but things then went downhill for her. She has only won once since then and lost four times. Her last defeat came against 29-year-old Bea Malecki in March 2020.
Tatiana Suarez is a dominant striker and a stunning addition to the UFC. She has Mexican ancestry but belongs to the US. Suarez used to be freestyle wrestler before taking up MMA.
In 2014, she became a professional fighter and has never looked back ever since. The 29-year-old fighter is running an undefeated streak with 10 wins.
‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas
Rose Gertrude Namajunas is a Lithuanian-American mixed martial artist who competes in the women’s strawweight division. She is a fighter who learned multiple disciplines at once and represents both the present and future of her sport.
While other fighters of the sport focus on their cockiness and trash talks, Thug gives out messages of humbleness. She is a former UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion and also the number one ranked fighter of her division.
Tracy Cortez is a beast disguised as a beauty. She is a prolific mixed martial artist who has proved her worth after becoming a part of the UFC in 2019. She might be a new face of the women’s MMA but has got an impressive record on her resume (8-1).
She is on an eight-win streak after thumping Stephanie Egger in October 2020. Her only loss came on her professional debut in 2017.
Russia’s Yana Kunitskaya is 31-year-old martial artist who has been fighting professionally for over a decade 2009. Her first fight was held in 2009 at a K-1 World Grand Prix event in Poland.
She has a 12-5 record in the UFC. Yana has won seven times with a TKO that tells the tale of her striking ability.
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