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MMA UFC Top 10 Women’s Featherweight Rankings - November 2021

Ranking the best Featherweight fighters in the world after Cris Cyborg successfully defended her title at Bellator 271 to remain the Bellator Featherweight Champion

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By Fan Rankings | November 23, 2021 - 10:27 PM

Honorable Mention

Sinead Kavanagh

Organization: Bellator

Sinead Kavanagh is a Mixed Martial Arts fighter from Ireland. She has a professional record of 7 wins and 4 losses. She competes in the Bellator MMAFeatherweight division and challenged Cris Cyborg for the title in her most recent fight. Though she doesn't make our rankings, she does deserve an honorable mention.




Top 10 Featherweights

  1. Leah McCourt

Organization: Bellator

Leah McCourt is a professional MMA fighter from Northern Ireland, and she has a professional record of 6 wins and 1 loss.

McCourt currently fights in the Bellator Featherweight division, and in her most recent fight, she defeated Jessica Borga via a unanimous decision. 

As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.



 

  1. Leslie Smith

Organization: Bellator

Leslie Smith is an American MMA fighter, with a professional record of 12 wins and 9 losses, she competes in the Bellator featherweight division and has also fought in the UFC and Strikeforce previously. 

In her most recent fight, she challenged Cris Cyborg for the featherweight title But lost via TKO. As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.

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  1. Cat Zingano

Organization: Bellator

Cat Zingano is a professional MMA fighter from the USA, and she competes in the women's featherweight division of Bellator. She has a professional record of 12 wins and 4 losses. 

She also competed in the UFC, and she has won over Raquel Pennington, Miesha Tate, and Amanda Nunes. Since moving to Bellator, she has remained undefeated. And in her most recent fight, she defeated Olivia Parker via an Armbar submission. 

As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.




  1. Aspen Ladd

Organization: UFC

Aspen Ladd is an American MMA fighter who competes in the UFC. She has a professional record of  9 wins and 2 losses.

She had a good career at bantamweight, however, had difficulties making weight, so she moved to featherweight. She faced off against Norma Dumont in her most recent fight at UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs. Dumont, however, she lost via decision. 

As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.




  1. Arlene Blencowe

Organization: Bellator

Arlene Blencowe is an Australian MMA fighter, and with a record of 15 wins and 8 losses, she competes in the Bellator women's featherweight division as the #2 best in the Bellator Women's Featherweight Rankings

Blencowe is a number 6 rank fighter in the Bellator women's pound for pound rankings and in her most recent fight, she defeated Pam Sorenson via Unanimous decision. 

As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.




  1. Megan Anderson

Organization: UFC

Megan Anderson is a professional MMA fighter from Australia. She currently competes in the UFC and has a record of 11 wins and 5 losses. 

Anderson is the former Invicta FC featherweight champion and also challenged Amanda Nunes for the UFC featherweight title in her most recent fight at UFC 259, which she lost. 

Her next fight has not been announced yet.




  1. Felicia Spencer

Organization: UFC

Felicia Spencer is a professional MMA fighter from Canada, and she currently competes in the UFC with a record of 9 wins and 3 losses. She is the second best fighter in the UFC Featherweight Rankings.

She is also the former Invicta FC featherweight champion, and in her last fight, which was last weekend, she defeated Leah Letson via 3rd round TKO at UFC Fight Night: Holloway vs. Rodríguez. 

There is no announcement about their next fight.




  1. Norma Dumont

Organization: UFC

Norma Dumont is another talented fighter from Brazil, who has a record of 7-1. She is good on the feet and on the ground, with a black belt in Sanda, and a brown belt in BJJ. 

Dumont currently competes in the featherweight division of the UFC and in her most recent fight at UFC Fight Night: Ladd vs Dumont, she defeated Aspen Ladd via a unanimous decision. As of now, there is no official announcement about her next fight.




  1. Cris Cyborg

Organization: Bellator

Title: Bellator Women’s Featherweight Champion

Cristine Justine Cyborg is another MMA fighter from Brazil, and she is easily one of the most feared and dominant Female MMA fighters in the world. 

Cris Cyborg is the reigning Beletor women's featherweight champion, and the former UFC and Strikeforce women's featherweight champion. She has notable wins over fighters like Holly Holm, Yana Kunitskaya, and Felicia Spencer. 

She recently fought Sinead Kavanagh last weekend and won via 1st round Knockout. Her next fight has not been announced yet.



 

  1. Amanda Nunes

Organization: UFC

Title(s): UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion, UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion

Amanda Nunes is a professional MMA fighter from Brazil, and she has a record of 21 wins and  4 losses. She is the only reigning double weight class champion in the UFC, as she holds both the UFC women's featherweight and bantamweight title. She has defended the bantamweight title five times, and the featherweight title twice

Nunes has won over some of the best female fighters in the world, including Valentina Shevchenko, Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, and Cristine Cyborg Justino. 

Her most recent fight was against Megan Anderson which she won via submission. And her next fight is going to be against Julianna Pena at the co-main event of UFC 269 next month.



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