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 (11/30/18)

1) Amanda Nunes (2) – Became the only women’s 2 division champion.
2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1)
3) Valentina Shevchenko (3)
4) Rose Namajunas (5)
5) Holly Holm (4)
6) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (6)
7) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8)
8) Seo Hee Ham (9)
9) Ariane Lipski (10)
10) Julia Budd (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Megan Anderson, Ketlen Vieira, Germaine de Randamie, Kayla Harrison, Jessica Andrade

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

Top 10 Women’s Open Weights (11/30/18)

1) Kayla Harrison (1)
2) Gabi Garcia (2) –
Still undefeated after another new years show win.
3) Bobbi-Jo Dalziel (N/A)
4) Jozette Cotton (3)
5) Kaitlin Young (6)
6) Sarah Patterson (7)
7) Moriel Charneski (8)
8) Tamikka Brents (N/A)
9) Brittany Elkin (9)
10) Veronika Futina (10)

*Lei’D TapaYulduz Mamatkulov, Crystal Stokes, Yoshiko Hirano, Destanie Yarbrough and Oksana Gagloeva are all ineligible.

Top 10 Women’s Featherweights (11/30/18)

1) Amanda Nunes (N/A)
2) Cristiane “Cyborg” Venacio (1) –
Lost for the first time in a decade
3) Holly Holm (2)
4) Julia Budd (3)
5) Megan Anderson (4)
6) Arlene Blencowe (5)
7) Felicia Spencer (7)
8) Talita Nogueira (6)
9) Olga Rubin (N/A)
10) Macy Chiasson (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Pam Sorenson, Helena Kolesnyk, Amber Leibrock, Leah Letson, Pannie Kianzad

*Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm are ranked in multiple classes but are exceptions to the rules. Ediane Gomes and Amanda Bell are ineligible.

Top 10 Women’s Bantamweights (11/30/18)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Ketlen Vieira (4)
3) Germaine de Randamie (5)
4) Holly Holm (3)
5) Aspen Ladd (10)
6) Raquel Pennington (6)
7) Tonya Evinger (N/A)
8) Cat Zingano (7)
9) Marion Reneau (8)
10) Sarah Kaufman (9)

Honorable Mentions

Sara McMann, Lucie Pudilová, Yana Kunitskaya, Irene Aldana, Talita Bernardo

*Amanda Nunes and Holly Holm are ranked in multiple divisions but are exceptions. Ronda Rousey, Julianna Pena and Leslie Smith is ineligible.

Top 10 Women’s Flyweights (11/30/18)

1) Valentina Shevchenko (1) – Earned that elusive championship.
2) Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (3)
3) Ariane Lipski (4)
4) Liz Carmouche (6)
5) Jennifer Maia (7)
6) Agnieszka Niedźwiedź (5)
7) Katlyn Chookagian (8)
8) Sijara Eubanks (9)
9) Roxanne Modafferi (10)
10) Vanessa Porto (N/A)

Honorable Mentions

Jessica Eye, Andrea Lee, Alexis Davis, Joanne Calderwood, Pearl Gonzalez

*Nicco Montano and Sarah D’Alelio are both ineligible for the rankings.

Top 10 Women’s Strawweights (11/30/18)

1) Rose Namajunas (1)
2) Joanna Jędrzejczyk (2) – Lost to Valentina Shevchenko at UFC 231
3) Jéssica Andrade (3)
4) Claudia Gadelha (4) 
5) Karolina Kowalkiewicz (5) 

6) Tecia Torres (6) 
7) Tatiana Suarez Padilla (7)
8) Carla Esparza (8) 
9) Cynthia Calvillo (9)
10) Michelle Waterson (10)

Honorable Mentions

Nina Ansaroff, Mackenzie Dern, Randa Markos, Livia Renanta Souza

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

Top 10 Women’s Atomweights (11/30/18)

1) Seo Hee Ham (1) 
2) Ayaka Hamasaki (2)
3) Mina Kurobe (3)
4) Jinh Yu Frey (4)
5) Ashley Cummins (5)
6) Tessa Simpson (6)
7) Kyra Batara (7)
8) Alyssa Garcia (8)
9) Tomo Maesawa (9)
10) Jeong Eun Park (10)

Honorable Mentions

Emi Tomimatsu, Amber Brown, Loma Lookboonmee, Satomi Takano, Minna Grusander

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