But after Dana White and company opened up UFC’s first ever women’s division, fans around the world flocked to their dynamic roster of female stars. Fighters like Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, and Miesha Tate have shown that they can go round-for-round with all the ferocity—and maybe even more star power—of their male counterparts, leading to some of the most dynamic, exciting fights in the sport’s history.
Led by Rousey, this group of physically gifted and totally badass women have proven that mixed martial arts isn’t just for the boys.
Here are the top female fighters in the UFC.
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