The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Note that fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible:

Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (5/31/19)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)
3) Cristiane Venacio (3)
4) Jessica Andrade (4)
5) Tatiana Suarez (N/A)
6) Rose Namajunas (5)
7) Holly Holm (6)
8) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (7)
9) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8)
10) Seo Hee Ham (9)

Honorable Mentions

Julia Budd, Germaine de Randamie, Sarah Kaufman, Kayla Harrison, Felicia Spencer

*Ronda Rousey, Ketlen Vieira and Nicco Montano are ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Open Weights (5/31/19)

1) Sarah Kaufman (1)
2) Kayla Harrison (2)
3) Gabi Garcia (3)
4) Roberta Samad (4)
5) Bobbi-Jo Dalziel (5)
6) Reina Miura (6)
7) Larissa Pacheco (7)
8) Jozette Cotton (8)
9) Morgan Frier (9)
10) Audrey Puello (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Sarah Patterson, Genah Fabian, Moriel Charneski, Brittney Elkin, Kendra Wilczynski

*Lei’D Tapa, Crystal Stokes, Yoshiko Hirano, Destanie Yarbrough and Oksana Gagloeva are all ineligible due to inactivity. Kaitlin Young has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 Women’s Featherweights (5/31/19)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Cristiane Venacio (2)
3) Holly Holm (3)
4) Julia Budd (4) 
5) Felicia Spencer (5)
6) Megan Anderson (6)
7) Arlene Blencowe (7)
8) Talita Nogueira (8)
9) Olga Rubin (9)
10) Amanda Bell (10)

Honorable Mentions

Pam Sorenson, Amber Leibrock, Leah Letson, Pannie Kianzad, Julija Stoliarenko

*Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm are ranked in multiple classes but are exceptions to the rule. Ediane Gomes is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Bantamweights (5/31/19)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Holly Holm (2)
3) Germaine de Randamie (3)
4) Aspen Ladd (4)
5) Raquel Pennington (5)
6) Cat Zingano (6)
7) Yana Kunitskaya (8)
8) Irene Aldana (9)
9) Lina Lansberg (10)
10) Tonya Evinger (7)

Honorable Mentions

Macy Chiasson, Viviane Araujo, Marion Reneau, Talita Bernardo, Julia Avila

*Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm are ranked in multiple divisions but are exceptions. Ronda Rousey, Julianna Pena, Leslie Smith, Ketlen Vieira and Sara McMann are all ineligible. 

Top 10 Women’s Flyweights (5/31/19)

1) Valentina Shevchenko (1)
2) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (2)
3) Jessica Eye (3)
4) Liz Carmouche (4)
5) Jennifer Maia (5)
6) Vanessa Porto (6)
7) Roxanne Modafferi (7)
8) Andrea Lee (10)
9) Katlyn Chookagian (N/A)
10) Joanne Calderwood (8)

Honorable Mentions

Montana De La Rosa, Paige VanZant, Antonina Shevchenko, Pearl Gonzalez, Ariane Lipski

*Agnieszka Niedźwiedź is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Strawweights (5/31/19)

1) Jéssica Andrade (1)
2) Tatiana Suarez (4)
3) Rose Namajunas (2)
4) Joanna Jędrzejczyk (3)
5) Nina Ansaroff (5)
6) Claudia Gadelha (6)
7) Weili Zhang (7)
8) Carla Esparza (8)
9) Michelle Waterson (9)
10) Cynthia Calvillo (10)

Honorable Mentions

Tecia Torres, Randa Markos, Livia Renanta Souza, Alexa Grasso, Xiaonan Yan

*Jessica Penne and Mackenzie Dern are both ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Atomweights (5/31/19)

1) Seo Hee Ham (1)
2) Ayaka Hamasaki (2)
3) Jinh Yu Frey (3)
4) Ashley Cummins (4)
5) Tomo Maesawa (5)
6) Mina Kurobe (6)
7) Viviane Pereira (N/A)
8) Alesha Zappitella (7)
9) Alyssa Garcia (8)
10) Satomi Takano (9)

Honorable Mentions

Yulia Litvinceva, Emi Tomimatsu, Jeong Eun Park, Lisbeth Lopez Silva, Suwanan Boonsorn

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