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411 MMA Rankings 08.08.17: Women’s Pound for Pound — Cyborg, Jedrzejczyk, More

August 8, 2017 | Posted by Jonathan Solomon
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411’s MMA Ranking Rules

Which fighters are eligible for these rankings? They must meet the following qualifications:

– To be eligible, the fighter must have fought at least once over the past year. If they have been inactive in that span, they are eligible only if they have an upcoming fight officially booked.

– A fighter serving a disciplinary suspension will not be ranked. They may return after serving their suspension or in the event it is rescinded. This includes fighters who may disregard their suspension locally to fight overseas.

411’s MMA Rankings

Pound For Pound


1) Joanna Jedrzejczyk (14-0)

Height: 5’6

Weight (lbs.): 115

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Jessica Andrade – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 211 – May 13, 2017

– vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 205: Alvares vs. McGregor – November 12, 2016

– vs. Claudia Gadelha – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC TUF Finale – July 8, 2016

– vs. Valerie Letorneau – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm – November 14, 2015

– vs. Jessica Penne – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night: Jedrzejczyk vs. Penne – June 20, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



2) Cris “Cyborg” Justino (18-1, 1 NC)

Height: 5’8

Weight (lbs.): 145

Birthday: July 9, 1985

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Tonya Evinger – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 214 – July 29, 2017

– vs. Lina Lansberg – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – September 24, 2016

– vs. Leslie Smith – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 198 – May 14, 2016

– vs. Daria Ibragimova – Win via KO (strikes) – Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova – January 18, 2016

– vs. Faith Van Duin – Win via TKO (strikes) – Invicta FC 13: Cyborg vs. Van Duin – July 9, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



3) “The Lioness” Amanda Nunes (14-4)

Birthday: May 30, 1988

Height: 5’8

Weight (lbs.): 135

Currently fighting with: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Ronda Rousey – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 207 – December 30, 2016

– vs. Miesha Tate – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 200: Tate vs. Nunes – July 9, 2016

– vs. Valentina Shevchenko – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz – March 5, 2016

– vs. Sara McMann – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – August 8, 2015

– vs. Shayna Baszler – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. LaFlare – March 21, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Valentina Shevchenko – UFC 215 – September 9, 2017



4) Claudia Gadelha (15-2)

Birthday: December 7, 1988

Height: 5’3

Weight (lbs.): 115

Currently fighting with: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 212 – June 3, 2017

– vs. Courtney Casey – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – November 19, 2016

– vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC TUF 23 Finale – July 8, 2016

– vs. Jessica Aguilar – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia – August 1, 2015

– vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Loss via decision (split) – UFC on Fox: dos Santos vs. Miocic – December 13, 2014

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Jessica Andrade – UFC Fight Night – September 22, 2017




5) Valentina Shevchenko (14-2)

Height: 5’5

Weight (lbs.): 135

Birthday: March 7, 1988

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Julianna Pena – Win via submission (armbar) – UFC on Fox – January 28, 2017

vs. Holly Holm – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – July 23, 2016

– vs. Amanda Nunes – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 196 – March 5, 2016

– vs. Sarah Kaufman – Win via decision (split) – UFC on Fox – December 19, 2015

– vs. Jan Finney – Win via decision (unanimous) – LFC 39 – February 27, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Amanda Nunes – UFC 215 – September 9, 2017



6) Germaine de Randamie (7-3)

Height: 5’9

Weight (lbs.): 135

Birthday: April 24, 1984

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Holly Holm – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 208 – February 11, 2017

– vs. Anna Elmose – Win via KO (knee) – UFC Fight Night – May 8, 2016

– vs. Larissa Pacheco – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 185 – March 14, 2015

– vs. Amanda Nunes – Loss via TKO (elbows) – UFC Fight Night – November 6, 2013

– vs. Julie Kedzie – Win via decision (split) – UFC on Fox – July 27, 2013

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Marion Reneau – UFC Fight Night – September 2, 2017



7) Jessica Andrade (16-6)

Height: 5’2

Weight (lbs.): 115

Birthday: September 25, 1991

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 211 – May 13, 2017

– vs. Angela Hill – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – February 4, 2017

vs. Joanne Calderwood – Win via submission (guillotine choke) – UFC 203: Miocic vs. Overeem – September 10, 2016

– vs. Jessica Penne – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC 199: Rockhold vs. Bisping 2 – June 4, 2016

– vs. Raquel Pennington – Loss via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson 2 – September 5, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– vs. Claudia Gadelha – UFC Fight Night – September 22, 2017



8) “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (12-2)

Height: 5’6

Weight (lbs.): 135

Birthday: February 1, 1987

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Amanda Nunes – Loss via TKO (strikes) – UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey – December 30, 2016

– vs. Holly Holm – Loss via KO (head kick) – UC 193: Rousey vs. Holm – November 14, 2015

– vs. Bethe Correia – Win via KO (punches) – UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia – August 1, 2015

– vs. Cat Zingano – Win via submission (armbar) – UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano – February 28, 2015

– vs. Alexis Davis – Win via KO (punches) – UFC 175: Weidman vs. Machida – July 5, 2014

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



9) Livia Renata Souza (10-1)

Height: 5’4

Weight (lbs.): 115

Birthday: March 11, 1991

Currently Fighting With: Invicta FC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Ayaka Hamasaki – Win via KO (punches) – Invicta FC 22 – March 25, 2017

– vs. Angela Hill – Loss via decision (split) – Invicta FC 17 – May 7, 2016

vs. DeAnna Bennett – Win via TKO (body kick) – Invicta FC 15: Cyborg vs. Ibragimova – January 16, 2016

– vs. Katja Kankaanpaa – Win via submission (triangle choke) – Invicta FC 12: Kankaanpaa vs. Souza – April 24, 2015

– vs. Camila Lima – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – Talent MMA Circuit 12: Campinas 2014 – September 20, 2014

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



10) Raquel Pennington (9-5)

Birthday: September 5, 1988

Height: 5’7

Weight (lbs.): 135

Currently fighting with: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Miesha Tate – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 205 – November 12, 2016

– vs. Elizabeth Phillips – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 202 – August 20, 2016

– vs. Bethe Correia – Win via decision (split) – UFC on Fox – April 16, 2016

– vs. Jessica Andrade – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 191 – September 9, 2015

– vs. Holly Holm – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 184 – February 28, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



11) Jennifer Maia (14-4-1)

Height: 5’4

Weight (lbs.): 135

Birthday: October 6, 1988

Currently Fighting With: Invicta FC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Roxanne Modafferi – Win via decision (split) – Invicta FC 19 – September 23, 2016

– vs. Vanessa Porto – Win via decision (unanimous) – Invicta FC 16 – March 11, 2016

– vs. Dayana Silva – Win via decision (split) – Invicta FC 2 – December 3, 2015

– vs. Marta Souza – Win via TKO (strikes) – Samurai FC 12 – October 10, 2015

– vs. Stephanie Bragayrac – Win via KO (knee) – Invicta FC 1 – June 13, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



12) Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-2)

Height: 5’3

Weight (lbs.): 115

Birthday: October 15, 1985

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Claudia Gadelha – Loss via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 212 – June 3, 2017

– vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk – Loss via decision (unanimous) – UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor – November 12, 2016

– vs. Rose Namajunas – Win via decision (split) – UFC 201 – July 30, 2016

– vs. Heather Clark – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC Fight Night – May 8, 2016

– vs. Randa Markos – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – December 19, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown



13) Rose “Thug” Namajunas (6-3)

Height: 5’5

Weight (lbs.): 115

Birthday: June 29, 1992

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Michelle Waterson – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC on Fox – April 15, 2017

– vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz – Loss via decision (split) – UFC 201 – July 30, 2016

– vs. Tecia Torres – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC on Fox – April 16, 2016

– vs. Paige VanZant – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC Fight Night – December 10, 2015

– vs. Angela Hill – Win via submission (rear naked choke) – UFC 192 – October 3, 2015

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown




14) Ayaka Hamasaki (14-2)

Height: 5’2

Weight (lbs.): 105

Birthday: March 31, 1982

Currently Fighting With: Invicta FC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Livia Renata Souza – Loss via KO (strikes) – Invicta 22 – March 25, 2017

– vs. Jinh Yu Frey – Win via TKO (doctor stoppage) – Invicta 19: Maia vs. Modafferi – September 23, 2016

– vs. Amber Brown – Win via submission (armbar) – Invicta 16: Yamasaki vs. Brown – March 11, 2016

– vs. Herica Tiburcio – Win via decision (split) – Invicta FC 13: Cyborg vs. Van Duin – July 9, 2015

– vs. Mei Yamaguchi – Win via decision (unanimous) – DEEP: Dream Impact 2014 – December 31, 2014

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown




15) Julianna Pena (8-3)

Height: 5’7

Weight (lbs.): 135

Birthday: August 19, 1989

Currently Fighting With: UFC

Last 5 fights:

– vs. Valentina Shevchenko – Loss via submission (armbar) – UFC on Fox – January 28, 2017

– vs. Cat Zingano – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 200 – July 9, 2016

– vs. Jessica Eye – Win via decision (unanimous) – UFC 192 – October 3, 2015

– vs. Milana Dudieva – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC Fight Night – April 4, 2015

– vs. Jessica Rakoczy – Win via TKO (strikes) – UFC TUF 18 Finale – November 30, 2013

Next scheduled appearance:

– Unknown