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 (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Germaine de Randamie, Sarah Kaufman, Kayla Harrison, Felicia Spencer, Liz Carmouche

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

Top 10 Women’s Open Weights (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Audrey Puello, Sarah Patterson, Genah Fabian, Moriel Charneski, Brittney Elkin

*Lei’D Tapa, Crystal Stokes, Yoshiko Hirano, Destanie Yarbrough and Oksana Gagloeva are all ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Featherweights (4/30/19)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Cristiane Venacio (2)
3) Holly Holm (3)
4) Julia Budd (4)
5) Felicia Spencer (7)
6) Megan Anderson (5)
7) Arlene Blencowe (6)
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 rules. Ediane Gomes is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Bantamweights (4/30/19)

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

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, Katharina Lehner and Sara McMann are all ineligible. Sarah Kaufman has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 Women’s Flyweights (4/30/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Montana De La Rosa, Paige VanZant, Katlyn Chookagian, Antonina Shevchenko, Pearl Gonzalez

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

Top 10 Women’s Strawweights (4/30/19)

1) Jéssica Andrade (3)
2) Rose Namajunas (1)
3) Joanna Jędrzejczyk (2)
4) Tatiana Suarez (4)
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, Karolina Kowalkiewicz, Randa Markos, Livia Renanta Souza, Angela Hill

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

Top 10 Women’s Atomweights (4/30/19)

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) Alesha Zappitella (7)
8) Alyssa Garcia (8)
9) Satomi Takano (9)
10) Yulia Litvinceva (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Emi Tomimatsu, Jeong Eun Park, Minna Grusander, Lisbeth Lopez Silva, Suwanan Boonsorn

*Naho Sugiyama, Herica Tiburcio and Tessa Simpson is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

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