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The Title Guy
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The MMA Freak rankings are voted on by members of the writing staff. Fighters who are serving drug related suspensions, have been inactive for twelve months or have recently retired are currently ineligible. Also fighters are only eligible for one weight class unless they are champions in multiple divisions in which case they are exceptions to the rule:

Top 10 Women’s P4P Fighters (8/30/21)

1) Valentina Shevchenko (2)
2) Julianna Peña (N/A)
3) Amanda Nunes (1)
4) Cristiane Venacio (3)
5) Rose Namajunas (4)
6) Ayaka Hamasaki (5)
7) Kayla Harrison (6)
8)
Alesha Zappitella (7)
9) Germaine de Randamie (8)
10) Zhang Weili (9)


Honorable Mentions

Jessica Andrade, Julia Budd, Katlyn Chookagian, Holly Holm, Lauren Murphy

*Ronda Rousey, Joanna Jedrzejczyk
and Tatiana Suarez are ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Open Weights (8/30/21)

1) Kayla Harrison (1)
2) Julia Budd (N/A)
3)
Taylor Guardado (2)
4)
Larissa Pacheco (3)
5)
Genah Fabian (4)
6) Mariana Morais (5)
7) Marina Mokhnatkina (6)
8)
Amanda Leve (7)
9) Abigail Montes (N/A)
10) Claressa Shields (8)


Honorable Mentions

Kaitlin Young, Cindy Dandois, Helena Kolesnyk, Julija Pajić, Brittney Elkin

*Gabi Garcia, Jozette Cotton,
Bobbi-Jo Dalziel, Bianca Daimoni, Morgan Frier and Lei’D Tapa are all ineligible.

**Sarah Kaufman has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 Women’s Featherweights (8/30/21)

1) Amanda Nunes (1)
2) Cristiane Venacio (2)
3)
Cat Zingano (4)
4)
Leslie Smith (5)
5) Megan Anderson (6)
6)
Norma Dumont (7)
7) Felicia Spencer (8)
8) Sinead Kavanagh (9)
9) Arlene Blencowe (10)
10) Sarah Kaufman (N/A)


Honorable Mentions

Danyelle Wolf, Talita Nogueira, Leah McCourt, Yoko Higashi, Raquel Pennington

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

**Ediane Gomes, Chelsea Chandler and Auttumn Norton are all ineligible due to inactivity.

***Julia Budd has vacated the weight class.

Top 10 Women’s Bantamweights (8/30/21)

1) Julianna Peña (3)
2) Germaine de Randamie (2)
3)
Holly Holm (4)
4) Irene Aldana (5)
5) Yana Kunitskaya (6)
6) Sara McMann (7)
7) Pannie Kianzad (9)
8) Jessica-Rose Clark (10)
9) Ketlen Vieira (N/A)
10) Taneisha Tennant (N/A)


Honorable Mentions

Miesha Tate, Karol Rosa, Vanessa Melo, Talita Bernardo, Stephanie Egger

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

**Ronda Rousey, Aspen Ladd and Lina Länsberg are all ineligible due to inactivity.

***Amanda Nunes, Raquel Pennington and Macy Chiasson have all vacated the weight class.

Top 10 Women’s Flyweights (8/30/21)

1) Valentina Shevchenko (1)
2) Lauren Murphy (2)
3)
Jessica Andrade (3)
4) Katlyn Chookagian (4)
5) Jennifer Maia (5)
6) Cynthia Calvillo (6)
7)
Jessica Eye (7)
8) Liz Carmouche (8)
9) Juliana Velasquez (9)
10) Joanne Calderwood (10)


Honorable Mentions

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Taila Santos, Mayra Bueno Silva, Andrea Lee, Alexa Grasso, Maycee Barber, Montana De La Rosa

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

Top 10 Women’s Strawweights (8/30/21)

1) Rose Namajunas (1)
2) Weili Zhang (2)
3) Carla Esparza (3)
4) Marina Rodriguez (4)
5) Michelle Waterson (5)
6) Tecia Torres (7)
7) Angela Hill (6)
8) Yan Xiaonan (8)
9) Claudia Gadelha (9)
10) Mackenzie Dern
(10)

Honorable Mentions

Amanda Lemos, Loma Lookboonmee, Polyana Viana, Jessica Penne, Jinh Yu Frey

*Tatiana Suarez
and Joanna Jędrzejczyk are ineligible due to inactivity.

Top 10 Women’s Atomweights (8/30/21)

1) Ayaka Hamasaki (1)
2) Alesha Zappitella (2)
3) Jessica Delboni (3)
4) Lindsey VanZandt (4)
5) Samantha Seff (5)
6) Marisa Messer-Belenchia (6)
7) Linda Mihalec (7)
8) Mina Kurobe (8)
9) Denice Zamboanga
(9)
10) Saori Oshima
(10)

Honorable Mentions

Satomi Takano, Jihin Radzuan, Aya Murakami, Moe Sasaki, Jillian Decoursey

*Seo Hee Ham, Lisbeth Lopez Silva, Jeong Eun Park, Suwanan Boonsorn, Yoon Ha Hong, Emi Fujino
and Viviane Pereira are all ineligible for the rankings due to inactivity.
 

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2022 rolling around.

Maybe its time to start taking notes on every MMA event.

So I can remember what happened when it comes time to make lists like these.
 

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The Title Guy
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Discussion Starter · #3 ·
At which point I would make it open to public voting so that it can be more diverse.
 
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