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Encyclopedia > List of female mixed martial artists

With Mixed Martial Arts still being so new a sport and even fewer women pursueing this highly athletic contest, the ones who are have found it difficult getting a foot in the MMA federations. Women fighters are some of the lower paid competitors to this sport due to the possible backlash of women "duking it out" in a ring or octagon. Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combat sport in which two competitors attempt to achieve dominance over one another by utilizing a wide variety of permitted martial arts techniques, including striking and grappling. ...


Currently women MMA fighters are still not allowed to compete in one of the leading fighting federations, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) due to not enough experienced women fighters to fill open weight cards for this franchise. UFC logo mark. ...



This is a list of female mixed martial arts fighters in alphabetical order.

Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

  • Nicole Albrecht (USA)

Biography Hitomi Akano is a mixed martial artist. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ...

B

  • Yvette Burton (UK)

Olga Bakalopoulos is a mixed martial artist. ... Biography Shayna Baszler is a mixed martial artist. ... This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... // Mystee Blackwood is one of the pioneering Professional MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) Women fighters in which she started her career in 2004 in Indiana. ... Biography Amanda Buckner is a mixed martial artist. ...

C

  • Alison Cantwell (USA)
  • Sabrina Cohen (UK)

Marloes Coenen is a Dutch mixed martial artist. ... Mayra Conde is a mixed martial artist, who has also competed in kickboxing, brazilian jiu-jitsu and bodybuilding. ...

D

  • Melanie Dumont (Canada)

Laura DAuguste is a female mixed martial artist. ...

E

F

  • Michelle Farrow (USA)
  • Jan Finney (USA)
  • Emily Fisher (USA)

G

  • Svetlana Goundarenko (Russia)
  • Del Greer (USA)

H

  • Takayo Hashi (Japan)
  • Elisabeth Holmstroem (Norway)
  • Tami Hovhannisyan (Hungary)
  • Kellyn Huehn (USA)

Biography Jennifer Howe is a mixed martial artist. ...

I

  • Miwako Ishihara (Japan)

J

  • Adrienna Jenkins (USA)

K

  • Kelly Kobold-Gavin (USA)
  • Julie Kedzie (USA)

Kelly Kobold-Gavin (sometimes written as Kobald) is a mixed martial artist. ...

L

  • Tara LaRosa (USA)

// Biography Becky Levi is a mixed martial artist. ...

M

  • Francesca Menda (USA)
  • Erica Montoya (USA)

Roxanne Modafferi (born September 24, 1982) is an American mixed martial artist. ...

N

  • Judy Neff (USA)

O

  • Marie O'Dell (USA)
  • Sarah Oriza (USA)

P

Biography Debi Purcell is a mixed martial artist. ...

Q

R

  • Irina Rodina (Russia)

S

  • Asako Saioka (Japan)
  • Serena Saunders (UK)
  • Tevi Say (France)
  • Victoria Schiltz (USA)
  • Rosi Sexton (UK)
  • Satoko Shinashi (Japan)
  • Heather Soderquist (USA)
  • Mandy Stewart (Australia)
  • Rebecca Sweeney (Canada)

T

  • Yuka Tsuji (Japan)

Erin Toughill is a mixed martial artist and boxer, born in Chicago, Illinois on 13 June 1977. ...

U

V

  • Christine Van Fleet (USA)
  • Irma Verhoeff (Netherlands)
  • Tanya Vlahac (Canada)

W

  • Hisae Watanabe (Japan)
  • Trisha Williams (USA)

Shelby Walker is a professional boxer and mixed martial arts fighter. ...

X

Y

  • Megumi Yabushita (Japan)

Z

Zyvonzek Radzhek Vjesalicu, better known as Zee Vjesalicu, is a mixed martial artist. ...

See also

  • Fightergirls.net
  • GoGirlfighter.com

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Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a combat sport in which two competitors attempt to achieve dominance over one another by utilizing a wide variety of permitted martial arts techniques, including striking and grappling.
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