Although boxing has traditionally been a male-dominated sport, the number of young female boxers has recently increased. Some of the biggest female boxing stars have been spotted giving it their all in the ring.
Women’s boxing has produced its fair share of powerful athletes, including many champions, record-setters, and history-makers.
Here are the top 3 best female boxers.
3. Katie Taylor
Former football player and professional boxer Katie Taylor is from Ireland. She has the title of undisputed lightweight champion and is a two-weight world champion. She is highly known for her quick and aggressive boxing technique.
Taylor, a female fighter, has held the WBA, IBF, WBC, WBO, The Ring magazine, and WBO junior-welterweight belts since 2017, respectively. She also held the WBO junior-welterweight title in 2019.
In 2019, after defeating Delfine Persoon, Katie Taylor became one of just eight boxers—male or female—to concurrently hold the WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO world championships.
Taylor has also won six times in the European Championships, five times at the European Union Championships, and five straight gold medals at the Women’s World Championships.
In the lightweight class, Katie Taylor is rated as the top fighter in the world pound-for-pound by BoxRec.
2. Amanda Serrano
Amanda Serrano is one of the most accomplished boxers of all time, male or female. She holds seven world championship titles.
Serrano made her boxing ring debut in 2009, and since then, she has successfully progressed up and down weight classes. She now has a 28-fight winning run, with her most recent defeat being in 2012 to Frida Wallberg. For more information Visit AfterSportZ.
Since then, Amanda Serrano has defeated competitors including Fatuma Zarika, Eva Voraberger, Yazmin Rivas, Heather Hardy, and Daniela Romina Bermudez.
She is currently listed as the top active female featherweight in the world by The Ring and BoxRec, as well as the third best female overall by ESPN and The Ring.
One of all-top time’s female boxers is Amanda Serrano.
1. Claressa Shields
American mixed martial artist and professional boxer Claressa Maria Shields. She has held numerous world titles in three weight classes, including the uncontested women’s light middleweight title since March 2021, the uncontested women’s middleweight title from 2019 to 2020, and the combined women’s super middleweight belts from the WBC and IBF from 2017 to 2018.
The first boxer, male or female, to simultaneously hold all four major world titles in two weight divisions is Claressa Shields.
Claressa Shields has also taken home two gold medals, is the indisputable champion in the two weight class, and is the world champion in the three weight class.
She is currently recognised as the top active female middleweight in the world by BoxRec, as well as the greatest female boxer overall by ESPN and The Ring.
Without a question, Claressa Shields is among the finest female fighters in history.