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 (9/27/19)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Valentina Shevchenko (2)
3) Cristiane Venacio (3)
4) Zhang Weili (4)
5) Tatiana Suarez (5)
6) Rose Namajunas (6)
7) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (7)
8) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (9)
9) Seo Hee Ham (9)
10) Julia Budd (10)

Honorable Mentions

Germaine de Randamie, Kayla Harrison, Jessica Andrade, Ayaka Hamasaki, Aspenn Ladd

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

Top 10 Women’s Open Weights (9/27/19)

1) Kayla Harrison (2)
2) Larissa Pacheco (4)
3) Sarah Kaufman (1)
4) Gabi Garcia (3)
5) Roberta Samad (6)
6) Bobbi-Jo Dalziel (7)
7) Morgan Frier (8)
8) Kendra Wilczynski (9)
9) Genah Fabian (5)
10) Sarah Patterson (10)

Honorable Mentions

*Lei’D Tapa, Yoshiko Hirano, Destanie Yarbrough, Oksana Gagloeva, Jozette Cotton and Audrey Puello are all ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Featherweights (9/27/19)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Cristiane Venacio (2)
3) Julia Budd (3)
4) Felicia Spencer (4)
5) Megan Anderson (5)
6) Arlene Blencowe (6)
7) Olga Rubin (7)
8) Amanda Bell (8)
9) Pam Sorenson (9)
10) Leslie Smith (10)

Honorable Mentions

Talita Nogueira, Leah Letson, Jessica Borga, Amber Leibrock, Cindy Dandois

*Amanda Nunes is ranked in multiple classes but is an exception to the rule.

**Ediane Gomes is ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Bantamweights(9/27/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Macy Chiasson, Marion Reneau, Julia Avila, Julianna Pena, Pannie Kianzad

*Amanda Nunes is ranked in multiple divisions but is an exception. 

**Ronda Rousey, Ketlen Vieira and Sara McMann are all ineligible.

Top 10 Women’s Flyweights (9/27/19)

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) Katlyn Chookagian (9)
9) Joanne Calderwood (10)
10) Andrea Lee (8)

Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mentions

Montana De La Rosa, Paige VanZant, Antonina Shevchenko, Pearl Gonzalez, Viviane Araujo

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

Top 10 Women’s Strawweights (9/27/19)

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

Honorable Mentions

Randa Markos, Alexa Grasso, Xiaonan Yan, Brianna Van Buren, Marina Rodriguez

*Jessica Penne is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Atomweights (9/27/19)

1) Seo Hee Ham (1)
2) Ayaka Hamasaki (2)
3) Jinh Yu Frey (3)
4) Ashley Cummins (4)
5) Miyuu Yamamoto (5)
6) Tomo Maesawa (7)
7) Emi Tomimatsu (6)
8) Mina Kurobe (8)
9) Viviane Pereira (9)
10) Kanna Asakura (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Alesha Zappitella, Jeong Eun Park, Suwanan Boonsorn, Rena Kubota, Emi Sato

*Lisbeth Lopez Silva is ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.

**MMA Freak Atomweight rankings cut off at 108 pounds to include the Rizin Super Atomweight division.

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