15 dangerously beautiful UFC female fighters
The popularity of women’s MMA is been on the rise ever since Ronda Rousey joined the UFC. These days, UFC’s female roster is stacked with talented athletes that are known not only for their martial arts skills but also for their natural beauty. Below, you’ll find a list of the 15 most beautiful female UFC fighters of 2021 in no particular order. Also as a bonus, we will mention some of the hottest female MMA fighters that used to compete in the UFC at some point and no longer fight in the organization.
Watch out, these ladies are dangerously hot!
1. Valentina Shevchenko
Valentina Shevchenko without a doubt deserves this spot among the most beautiful female fighters in the UFC.
Valentina, born in Kyrgyzstan (part of the Soviet Union at the time), is not only very attractive but also one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in women’s MMA. Shevchenko is the UFC’s women’s flyweight champion and currently stands as #2 in women’s pound-for-pound rankings. You’ll be a fool to mess with “The Bullet”!
2. Ariane Lipski
Ariane Lipski is a Brazilian martial artist with Polish heritage. She made her debut in the UFC in 2019 and so far has a record of two wins and three losses in the organization. Ariane competes in the flyweight division at 125 lbs.
3. Montana De La Rosa
A 25-year-old Montana De La Rosa is yet another female MMA fighter competing in a stacked with beautiful talent UFC’s flyweight division. De La Rosa is also married to a UFC fighter Mark De La Rosa and has a daughter.
In her most recent fight, Montana was defeated by a Brazilian fighter Viviane Araujo on September 5, 2020.
4. Miesha Tate
Stunning Miesha “Cupcake” Tate is returning to the UFC in 2021 after 4 years of absence from the fight game! According to Miesha, she signed a new 6-fight contract with the organization and will face Marion Reneau on July 17th in her highly-anticipated comeback fight.
Miesha is famous for her rivalry against Ronda Rousey back in the early days of women’s MMA. Miesha won the UFC bantamweight title in 2016 but retired from the sport soon after losing two consecutive fights within less than a year.
34-year-old Miesha Tate is married to a fellow MMA fighter Johnny Nunez and the couple is raising two beautiful children.
5. Andrea Lee
Louisiana native Andrea Lee is a top 10 fighter of the UFC’s flyweight division. She started training in martial arts at the age of 19 after watching MMA on TV while working as a waitress at Buffalo Wild Wings.
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6. Michelle Waterson
Michelle Waterson’s professional nickname “The Karate Hottie” seems like a perfect fit for one of the most popular female martial artists in the world.
Waterson started attending karate classes at the age of 10 and she holds a black belt in American Freestyle Karate. “The Karate Hottie” has a modeling background and she was a ring girl prior to becoming a pro-MMA fighter.
Michelle Waterson is happily married and has a nine years old daughter from her successful married life.
7. Claudia Gadelha
Claudia Gadelha is a talented Brazilian MMA fighter. She is competing in the UFC’s women’s strawweight division where she is a top 10 ranked fighter. Gadelha currently trains at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas and “Nick Catone MMA” gym in Bricktown, New Jersey.
8. Mackenzie Dern
A 28-year-old Mackenzie Dern is an American UFC female fighter with a Brazilian heritage. She began practicing jiu-jitsu and martial arts when she was only 3 years old and is very famous for her dominant grappling and submission game.
Dern, a former world champion in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, has 11 wins and 1 loss in her professional MMA career and is currently #5 ranked in the UFC’s strawweight division.
9. Veronica Macedo
Veronica Macedo is a professional martial artist from Venezuela. Macedo might not be as talented as some other athletes in this list but she is most definitely belongs
10. Amanda Ribas
Amanda Ribas is a 27-year-old Brazilian fighter competing in the UFC’s 115 lbs strawweight division. Ribas is not only has a smoking-hot body but also a very positive and fun personality.
Inside the octagon, Amanda is a dangerous, dangerous woman. She is one of the rising stars in the UFC’s strawweight division. Despite losing in her most recent fight against Marina Rodriguez, Amanda Ribas is still considered as one of the most promising female fighters on the roster.
10. Tatiana Suarez
Tatiana Suarez is an American fighter of Mexican ancestry. Prior to switching to MMA, Suarez was a successful freestyle wrestler competing at World Championships. She turned pro-MMA in 2014 and since then she is running an undefeated streak with 8 wins and 0 losses.
Suarez is currently ranked as #3 in the UFC strawweight division and is considered to be one of the contenders for a title.
11. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
Joanna Jedrzejczyk from Poland is a former UFC strawweight champion and one of the best women’s pound-for-pound fighters. Prior to losing her title to Rose Namajunas, Joanna had 5 successful title defenses. She is also holding a record of most wins in the history of UFC’s women’s strawweight division.
Joanna has a background in kickboxing and Muay Thai where she was a European and a World champion.
12. Tracy Cortez
Tracy Cortez is one of the new faces in women’s MMA and a nice addition to the squad of the hottest UFC female fighters in 2020.
She started her professional career in Invicta Fighting Championships promotion in 2017. Cortez made her UFC debut in November 2019 which she won via unanimous decision. Tracy is currently on a 7-fight winning streak in her professional mixed martial arts career.
13. Yana Kunitskaya
Last but not least in our compilation of the most beautiful female UFC fighters of 2021 is a Russian mixed martial artist Yana Kunitskaya.
Kunitskaya is one of the veterans of women’s mixed martial arts, she is been professionally competing since 2009. As of now, Yana is #8 ranked in UFC’s women’s bantamweight division.
Yana Kunitskaya is in a relationship with a popular Brazilian UFC light heavyweight fighter Thiago Santos.
Hottest former UFC female fighters
You can’t make a list of the hottest female UFC fighters and not mention Paige VanZant. Paige began training in boxing and martial arts as a teenager and was signed to the UFC in 2013 when she was 20 years old.
Besides MMA, VanZant has been also involved in the media world including modeling and an appearance in the television series Dancing with the Stars and Chopped. Paige is married to a professional MMA fighter Austin Vanderford.
As of 2020, Paige VanZant left UFC and is no longer part of the organization. Afterward, she signed an exclusive contract to fight in the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship.
Rachael Ostovich might not be the most talented martial artist out there but she is definitely one of the hottest female fighters. Ostovich joined UFC’s flyweight division in 2017 and since then she has one win and two losses – to Montana De La Rosa and Paige VanZant.
In 2018, Rachael Ostovich was involved in a horrible domestic violence incident and suffered a broken eye socket. She was physically assaulted by her husband (at the time), who is also an MMA fighter.
Megan Anderson is an Australian former UFC fighter. 6 ft tall Aussie featherweight martial artist is known for her incredible physique and impressive tattoos. Megan is most definitely wins a title as the hottest tattooed female MMA fighter.
Anderson’s UFC contract ended in 2021 after her loss to Amanda Nunes in a featherweight title bout.
As you can see, there are a lot of very attractive and beautiful ladies that are currently competing in the UFC in 2021 as well as the ones that fought in the UFC at some point in the past. Aren’t you more excited to watch women’s MMA now that you got to know these beautiful ladies a little bit more?
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