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Top 10 Women’s Welterweight Boxing Rankings

Updating the Women's Welterweight Boxing Rankings after Lauren Price defeated Jessica McCaskill to become the new Unified Champion

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By admin | May 22, 2024

Who is the best Women’s Welterweight Boxer?

Natasha Jonas holds the top spot while Lauren Price moves up to number 2 with a dominant win over Jessica McCaskill that earned her the unified WBC, IBO and The Ring Welterweight titles. Here is a look at the new rankings for the Women’s Welterweight Boxing division, but first, here are some honorable mentions. 

What is Welterweight in Boxing?

Women’s Welterweight is a weight class of female boxers that consists of boxers weighing 140 pounds (63.5 kg) to 147 pounds (66.7 kg).

The following are the Best Women Welterweight Boxers in the World.

Honorable Mention 

  • Ewa Piątkowska
  • Victoria Bustos

Top 10 Women’s Welterweight Boxing Rankings

10. Ornella Domini

Ornella Domini is a professional boxer from Switzerland, and she has a record of 15 wins and 2 losses. 

She is a former two time European women’s welterweight champion, and once fought for the WBC World Super Welterweight world title as well. Her most recent fight was back in 2020, when she defeated Szilvia Szabados, however, she has been inactive since then.

9. Stephanie Aquino

Stephanie Aquino is a professional boxer from Puerto Rico. She has an undefeated record with 6 wins. 

She fought three times in 2023, winning all three of her fights, and most recently, she defeated fellow Puerto Rican boxer Simone Aparecida da Silva.

Her next fight is scheduled for June 15th, and she will be fighting Diana Tapia Castro

8. Layla McCarter

Layla McCarter is an American professional boxer with a record of 45 wins 13 losses and 5 draws

McCarter has won world titles in 5 different weight classes. She has held the WIBF and GBU title at welterweight, defending them twice. She is also the former WBA female super welterweight and lightweight champion. 

In her most recent fight, she defeated Halanna Dos Santos, and is currently inactive because of a suspension.

7. Lolita Muzeya

Lolita Muzeya is a professional boxer from Zambia, and she has a record of 18 wins and 2 losses. 

Muzeya is the former WBC Silver welterweight champion, and she fought Savannah Marshall for the WBO Middleweight title as well back in 2021. 

In her most recent fight, she lost to Lauren Price, and there is no official announcement about her next fight. 

6. Kandi Wyatt

Kandi Wyatt is a Canadian Professional boxer, and she has a record of 12 wins and 5 losses. 

Wyatt is the former WBO Inter-Continental Welterweight champion, and she also challenged Jessica McCaskill for the undisputed title. 

Wyatt fought Natasha Jonas with the Vacant IBF welterweight title on the line, however, she lost the fight via TKO in the 8th round.

In her most recent fight, Wyatt fought Angelika Oles, winning the fight by Unanimous Decision. 

5. Jessica McCaskill

Jessica McCaskill is a professional boxer from the USA. She has a record of 12 wins, 4 losses and 1 draw.

Jessica McCaskill has held world titles in two weight classes. She is the former undisputed welterweight world champion and has also held the unified WBA and WBC titles at super lightweight. 

In her most recent fight, Jessica McCaskill lost her titles to Lauren Price in a devastating loss. She got dominated for 8 rounds, and in the 9th, the doctor stepped in and stopped the fight, with Price taking the win.

4. Ivana Habazin

Title(s):

  • WBO Welterweight Interim Champion
  • WBC Welterweight World Champion

Next up, at number 4, we have Ivana Habazin, a Croatian professional boxer with a record of 23 wins and 5 losses. 

Ivana Habazin has held world titles in two weight classes, and is the current WBC Women’s Welterweight World Champion. She has also held the IBF world title at Welterweight, and the IBO title at middleweight

In her most recent fight, Habazin defeated Kinga Magyar by Unanimous Decision to win the vacant WBC title. As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.

3. Sandy Ryan

Title(s):

  • WBO Welterweight World Champion

Sandy Ryan is a Professional boxer from England, and she has a record of 7 wins, 1 loss, and 1 draw. 

Ryan is the current WBO women’s welterweight world champion and has previously held the WBC International lightweight title. 

She fought Jessica McCaskill with her WBO and McCaskill’s unified WBA, WBC, and IBO titles on the line. The fight was very competitive, however it ended in a very controversial split draw.

In her most recent fight, she made her second title defense against Terri Harper, winning the fight by an impressive 4th round TKO. As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.

2. Lauren Price

Title(s):

  • WBA Welterweight World Champion
  • IBO Welterweight World Champion
  • The Ring Welterweight World Champion

Taking the number 2 spot on the Women’s Welterweight Boxing Rankings, we have Lauren Price, an undefeated Welsh boxer with 7 wins on her record.

She is the current Unified  WBA, IBO, and The Ring female welterweight world champion, and the former British women’s welterweight champion.  As an amateur, she also won gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

She defeated Silvia Bortot and also had a notable win against Lolita Muzeya before it. In her most recent fight, she defeated Jessica McCaskill in a dominant performance, winning every round until the doctors had to stop the fight in the 9th round, declaring McCaskill unfit to continue.

1. Natasha Jonas

Title(s):

  • IBF Welterweight World Champion

Now at #1 on the Women’s Welterweight Boxing Rankings is Natasha Jonas. Jonas is a Professional boxer from the UK, and she has a record of 15 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw. 

Natasha Jonas is the current IBF welterweight world champion, and she has also held the undisputed title as super welterweight. 

She fought Kandi Wyatt for the vacant IBF welterweight title. Winning the fight via an impressive TKO in the 8th round.

Recently, she made her first title defense against Mikaela Mayer, the fight was very competitive, and after a grueling back-and-forth war, Jonas did just enough to get a split decision win on the scorecards. 

How would you rank these Contenders and Boxing Champions? Rank below to be added in the Power Rankings.

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  3. Kandi Wyatt

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  5. Ivana Habazin

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  6. Ewa Piątkowska

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  7. Olivia Belkacem

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  8. Jessica McCaskill

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  9. Layla McCarter

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  10. Ornella Domini

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