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Women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is a worldwide sport that has grown massively over the years. Since women’s MMA’s breakthrough 20 years ago, there has been a significant rise in exceptional female UFC fighters.

Not only are the incredible female UFC fighters known for their hotness, but they are also known for their remarkable success stories. The quest to discover the most successful female UFC fighters will continue to go on for years to come.

However, in this article, we have compiled the top 10 most successful female UFC fighters listed in no particular order.

Valentina Shevchenko

Valentina Schevchenko is a strong favorite among UFC lovers. She currently holds the women’s lightweight champion and no wonder why everyone loves her. Additionally, she is a black belt holder in Judo and Taekwondo.

Valentina Schevchenko

Born and raised in Kyrgyzstan (a former section of the Soviet Union) in 1988, Valentina has established herself to be one of the most leading fighters in boxing history.

Her UFC career started in late 2015 when she was declared the winner in a tough battle with Sarah Kaufmann. One major fight loss recorded for Valentina was a controversial one, and it came against Amanda Nunes.

Valentina is currently at No 2 at the women’s pound-for-pound rankings.

Ariane Lipski

Another UFC fighter worth being placed on our list of the most successful female UFC fighters is Ariane Lipski.

Since her debut in 2019, Ariane Lipski has recorded a single win and two losses in the UFC industry. She is a Brazilian martial artist with Polish lineage as well.

Without a doubt, Ariane is one female fighter to keep an eye on. She also fights in the Flyweight division at 125 lbs.

Megan Anderson

Megan Anderson is the third most successful UFC fighter who is known for her extraordinary tattoos. Additionally, the Australian born 6 ft tall Aussie featherweight martial artist is easily recognized and identified by her amazing physique.

Asides from being successful in the organization, Anderson will compete to win several titles for the hottest and most tattooed female UFC fighter.

She sports tattoos on her right arm, left arm, left leg, and shoulders as well. In years to come, Megan Anderson will continue to entertain us with the exciting fighting skills that have made her a success thus far.

Paige VanZant

It is almost impossible to omit Paige VanZant from the list of the most successful and beautiful female fighters in the UFC.

Paige started fighting in the UFC as early as 20 years old in 2013. At that time, she was a teenager looking to prove a point as a UFC fighter.

Paige VanZant

She is presently ranked 15th in the UFC’s women’s flyweight division list. Paige VanZant has recorded massive success in the UFC so far, including a win over Rachael Ostovich, another top female UFC fighter.

Andrea Lee

At 19 years, Andrea Lee began training in martial arts. According to Andrea, her love for the UFC and martial arts began to develop after she watched MMA on Television as she served as an attendant at Buffalo Wild Wings.

Ever since her breakthrough fight in the UFC, she has grown to become a successful UFC fighter of the UFC’s flyweight division.

Montana De La Rosa

Montana De La Rosa is one of the few female UFC fighters who left the sports because of her own family. She is currently married to another UFC fighter, named Mark De La Rosa. Montana’s marriage to Mark has yielded a girl so far as they continue to make waves in the UFC industry.

Montana De La Rosa

Even with her marriage and birth delivery, she has continued to remain a beautiful and successful UFC fighter in the UFC’s flyweight division.

Recently, Montana fought with Mara Romero Borella and was declared the winner with an undisputed victory.

Claudia Gadelha

Claudia Gadelha is another skillful Brazilian MMA fighter. Gadelha is currently challenging in the UFC’s women’s strawweight division. In that division’s list, she is ranked among the top 10 best fighters.

Gadelha is also training at the Nick Catone MMA gym in Bricktown, New Jersey, and the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas. With time on her side, she is committed to becoming the most successful UFC fighter.

Michelle Waterson

With a nickname tagged “The Karate Hottie,” Michelle Waterson is also considered among the UFC industry’s successful fighters.

At 10 years old, Waterson enrolled in karate classes. In fact, she has earned a black belt in American Freestyle Karate. Michelle Waterson is also a hot model who was formerly a ring girl before she changed her career choice to a pro-MMA fighter.

Meanwhile, her successful marriage has produced a nine years old girl.

Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is a polish UFC fighter known to be one of the most successful women’s pound-for-pound fighters. She made her Pro-MMA debut in 2012, and she is also a past UFC strawweight champion

Before laying down her UFC strawweight championship for Rose Namajunas, she had five title defenses. Joanna holds an immense record of the most wins in the UFC’s women’s strawweight division history.

She also has experience in Muay Thai and kickboxing, where she emerged World and European champion.

Mackenzie Dern

Mackenzie Dern is a popular American MMA fighter who also has some Brazilian connections. At three years old, Mackenzie started training martial arts and jiu-jitsu.

Mackenzie Dern

She is also a black belt holder in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. During her professional fight career in MMA, she has recorded seven wins and a single loss.

Mackenzie is currently challenging in the UFC’s strawweight division as she seeks to knock over other successful UFC fighters.


From the above list, it is not easy to pinpoint the most successful female UFC fighter. All UFC female fighters listed have their success story to tell and even their rise from initial training to winning UFC championships.

Female MMA is still on the rise, and there is the prospect of the women’s UFC industry growing to reach the men’s UFC level.


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