The Most Beautiful Female Boxers in the World
For the first time in history, at the 2012 London Olympics, female boxing became an official event.
So with the women's side of the sport being elevated to Olympic level, you can expect to see more and more women become interested in "The Sweet Science".
Of course female boxing has been around for a long time, and actually women's boxing first showed up at the Olympic Games at a demonstration in 1904.
But it was banned in most nations afterward.
It wasn't until 1988 that the Swedish Amateur Boxing Association started sanctioning events for women.
In the UK, the B.B.B.C. refused to issue licenses to women until 1998.
In the 1970s female boxer Cathy 'Cat' Davis became popular in the US, and a few of her fights were televised.
In the 1980s, Dora and Cora Webber helped bring the sport some popularity in California.
But in the 1990s things really took off here in the States.
And now with it being included in the Olympics, you can expect to see a resurgence in it's popularity.
Of course boxing is a tough sport.
And people usually expect female boxers to be...well let's just say "unattractive".
Well here are some women that break that mold.
They can box, and look good while they are doing it.
We start off with Laila Ali, the daughter of the man they call "The Greatest", boxing legend Muhammad Ali.
"Lay Lay" or "She Bee Stingin'" was born on December 30, 1977 in Miami Beach, Florida.
Laila stands five foot ten and weighs in at around 160 pounds.
In her very first bout on December 8th, 1999, she knocked out her opponent April Fowler in the first round.
Laila's record stands at 24 Wins (21 knockouts, 3 decisions) 0 Losses and 0 Draws.
Her last fight was a win over Gwendolyn O'Neil on February 3rd, 2007.
Laila Ali Highlights
Peruvian female professional boxer Kina Malpartida was born on March 25th, 1980 in Lima, Peru.
Her mother Susy Dyson, was an English born Supermodel and her father Oscar Malpartida a three time Peruvian National Surfing Champion.
So she's got good genes to say the least.
Kina started out in Karate when she was six and started training as a boxer in 2003.
Currently her boxing record is 15-3-0 and her last fight was a win over Marilyn Hernandez (23-8-0) at the National Indoor Centre in Kingston, Jamaica on December 8th, 2012.
When she's not boxing, Kina does a lot of charity work, even founding her own charity for poor and disadvantaged children, the Kina Dynamite Foundation.
She is the current WBA female super featherweight champion.
Female boxer Regina Halmich was born on November 22nd, 1976 in Karlsruhe, West Germany.
Before her retirement in 2007, her record stood at an incredible 54 wins (16 by knockouts), 1 loss and 1 draw.
Her last match was a win over Hagar Shmoulefeld Finer on November 30th, 2007.
Besides her career in the ring, Regina has become quite a media darling in her native land appearing in magazines and on TV.
She has also had some fame over here in the US, appearing in the highly respected boxing publication Ring Magazine in 1996.
Holly Holm was born on October 17th, 1981 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Holly has held several welterweight titles and many people regard her as the best female welterweight in the world and possibly one of the best of all time.
But all that may be coming to an end as it looks like Holly is ready to make her debut in MMA.
It will be interesting to see how she does there.
In MMA Holly has a 3-0-0 record, her last fight being a win over Katie Merrill at Bellator MMA - Bellator 91 on Februrary 28th, 2013 at the United States Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.
Holly's last boxing match was a win over Diana Prazak (11-1-0) on December 7th, 2012, 2012 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
That bout was for the International Boxing Association female welterweight title and the World Boxing Federation female welterweight title.
Holly's current boxing record is 32-2-3.
Her MMA record is 10-0-0 and she is the current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion.
Mia St. John
Mia St. John is a Professional female boxer, model, businesswoman, and Tae Kwon Do champion.
She is of Mexican and American descent and was born on June 24th, 1967 in San Francisco, California.
Her record is 47 wins (18 knockouts), 12 losses and 2 draws.
Mia's last fight was loss to Tiffany Junot (9-3-1) on November 10th, 2012 at the Home Base Building, Bakersfield, California.
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Female boxer Ina was born on November 10th, 1980 in Atbasar, Kazakhstan, and she currently resides in MÃ¶nchengladbach, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany.
Her boxing record is an impressive 31-1-0, and that one loss was in her last match against Canadian female boxer Jeannine Garside.
Until that bout, Ina was on a roll with twenty five wins in a row, an unbeaten record that had run since 2004.
Her last fight was a win over Renata Domsodi (9-2-0) via TKO on October 12th, 2012 at the Sporthalle in Wandsbek, Hamburg, Germany.
"The Most Dangerous Woman in the World", professional female boxer, kickboxer, and actress Lucia Rijker was born on December 6, 1967 in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.
If the "The Most Dangerous Woman in the World" nickname is too rough for you, her other nickname is "The Dutch Destroyer".
And with a 17-0-0 record (14 wins by knockout), she deserves those names I think.
Lucia's last bout was on May 20th, 2004 against Deborah Fettkether at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Yes, she won.
And by the way, boxing isn’t the only way Lucia can come at you.
Her kickboxing record is 37-0.
Chris Namus was born Christian Ariadna Namus Corrales on October 3, 1987 in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Like Kina, she started out in martial arts, moving from karate to Tae kwon do and then to kickboxing before finally deciding on boxing.
Chris' current record is 18-3-0, and her last fight was a win over Lely Luz Florez (11-4-0) on December 15th, 2012 at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Beautiful Filipino-American female boxer Ana Julaton has had her share of ups and downs.
Ana may look petite, cute but she is the first Filipino-American boxer to win both the Women's WBO Super Bantamweight and IBA Super Bantamweight titles.
And she won the IBA Super Bantamweight title in her sixth professional boxing match.
Ana was born Luciana "Ana" B. Julaton on July 5th, 1980 in San Francisco, California.
"The Hurricane" has a current record of 12-3-1.
Her last bout was a win over Abigail Ramos (via TKO) on August 3rd, 2012 at the Polifuncional de la Colonia Francisco Villa Oriente in Kanasin, YucatÃ¡n, Mexico.
Female boxer Cecilia Braekhus really gets around.
She was born on September 28th, 1981 in Cartagena, Colombia, she started kickboxing in Norway, and now as a pro boxer, she lives in Germany.
Currently Cecilia is the World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organization and World Professional Boxing Federation Welterweight Champion.
Her boxing record is a remarkable 25-0-0 with her last fight being a win over Anne Sophie Mathis on September 22nd, 2012 at the Arena Nord in Frederikshavn, Denmark.
Cecilia is the current WBC female welterweight champion, the WBA female welterweight champion and the WBO female welterweight champion.
Swedish female boxer Mikaela Lauren was born on January 20th, 1976.
She is a welterweight with a current record of 18-2-0.
Her last bout was a win over Angel McKenzie on November 10, 2012 via unanimous decision at the GÃ¶ta KÃ¤llare in Stockholm, Sweden.
Hollie "Hot Stuff" Dunaway was born on October 18th, 1984 in Van Buren, Arkansas.
She made her pro boxing debut back in 2003 losing her debut match to Melissa Shaffer via TKO.
Hollie has gone on to a 23-10-1 boxing record with her last fight being a no contest against Becky Garcia on April 26th, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
This beautiful young lady is Eva Ulrika Birgitta Wahlström
Eva was born on October 30th, 1980 in Loviisa, Finland.
She is the most successful Finnish female boxer in history with a current record of 8-0-1.
Eva is also (oddly enough) the sole defense of the micro nation, the Kingdom of Valtio.
Head of state Ari Peltonen named her the defense minister, and sole member of the armed forces.
As far as boxing goes, her last fight was a win over Agota Ilko for the vacant EBU female super featherweight title on March 31st, 2012 at the Barona Areena in Espoo, Finland.
You may recognize this young lady, but not from boxing.
Mikaela Mayer is the number one world ranked amateur boxer and now she is setting her sights on becoming a model.
She got quite a bit of buzz from appearing in Dr. Pepper’s new ad campaign.....
Cecilia “Queen” Comunales was born on December 4th, 1988 in Paysandu, Uruguay.
She stands five foot nine and has a 12-1-0 boxing record so far.
Her first fight was a win over Lorena Nancy Lopez back on January 10th, 2009.
Cecilia currently holds the WBA World female lightweight title.
Former three time WBO Female Bantamweight and IFBA super Bantamweight Boxing World Champion, Kaliesha West, was born on February 11th, 1988 in South Haven, Michigan.
"Wild Wild" West is of African American, Puerto Rican, Irish, American Indian and Mexican heritage.
Her overall amateur record was 98-10, and her pro record is 16-2-3.
Kaliesha made her pro debut on February 23rd, 2006 against Suzannah Warner at San Manuel Indian Casino in San Bernardino, California and won via unanimous decision.
Christopher Nowak on November 08, 2019:
I agree about Natascha Ragosina.
Her real name:Natalia Yurievna Ragozina
Nickname(s) The Russian Tsarina
Those nicknames are very intimidating!
Christopher Nowak on October 18, 2019:
MANDY BUJOLD from my home town of Kitchener, Ontario?
Not only is she good looking but she is also one of the few boxers to beat MARLEN ESPARZA.
Aaron Falb on September 01, 2019:
Just need to add Natascha Ragosina. If you aren't familiar with her, look it up. She's a bombshell. AND she never lost a fight. One of my favorites
Jackson Thom from West of Left South Lucky on March 17, 2014:
Great coverage! You've got some very interesting material.
anonymous on March 17, 2013:
am23g23 on March 12, 2013:
Love this lens!
Judith Nazarewicz from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on March 01, 2013:
Really great lens! Love seeing women in male dominated sports. My daughter won the Canadian National Gold Medal for women's wrestling and she weighs in at 100lbs and is a whole 5' tall but she is solid muscle. She thought at one time to get into boxing but decided that pro rodeo was more to her liking. :-)
anonymous on February 19, 2013:
laila ali all the way!
RetireAt57 on February 19, 2013:
Takkhis on February 14, 2013:
What a nice lens! They look gorgeous :)
spiritoffl on February 06, 2013:
Nice lens, had no idea there were so many hot female boxers.
JuliaAnnPayne on November 14, 2012:
FastFistCity on November 03, 2012:
JBradshaw on October 12, 2012:
These women are a lot better looking outside of the ring than inside. Less bruises and cuts :)
CoffeeWriter LM on October 12, 2012:
Female boxing an Olympic event? I have NO DOUBT that these women can kick butt!
veldagtz on September 22, 2012:
wow such a female extreme sport, but sexy :)
Travel2011 on July 22, 2012:
Ali is just gorgeous. Living with her father's history, coming into the boxing world with beauty, great mix for success st lucia
anonymous on July 21, 2012:
Counting on Mary Kom to bring home an Olympic medal this time! :)
ockmma on June 30, 2012:
Great lens! Love Lucia Rijker!
man-wall-14 on June 25, 2012:
Don't mess with an Ali!
sandi_x on June 17, 2012:
Great lens, I love boks,
blair165 lm on June 14, 2012:
Love the lens! You have a very talented line up here.
Spectresoft on April 25, 2012:
Definitely an original lens :) G+ and squidliked!
angelsigh on April 10, 2012:
WOW!! Who knew? Now I know ;) Very cool, ladies! Love the lens
Bill Armstrong from Valencia, California on April 01, 2012:
Anna rocks ;)
top-notch-shop on March 27, 2012:
SquidooColouringPages on February 26, 2012:
Nice one.I love eva :)
Iudit Gherghiteanu from Ozun on February 23, 2012:
so very original lens, with these tough beautiful girls, i like the idea of girls who know how to defend themselves.
mmatrainingrevolution on January 14, 2012:
Think I falled in love with half of them haha,
Great and really original post! I'll keep an eye on boxing on the olympic games, no doubt!
Thanks for sharing!
anonymous on December 29, 2011:
tough chicks indeed.
niceman91 lm on November 14, 2011:
i enjoy reading this lens!love chris namus! :)
elyria on November 09, 2011:
Appearances can be deceiving! I would never imagine these hot women are tough boxers.
mytradingcards on October 12, 2011:
Pip Gerard on June 15, 2011:
I have to agree with Renaissance... most boxers noses and faces change a lot and there's not a lot of sign of it here. I wonder how a lot of them got into the sport.
anonymous on June 13, 2011:
Hard to imagine how tough these guys are. The pretty face seems just a mask. Never to mess with them. :)
Sabre1000 (author) on April 19, 2011:
@Diana Wenzel: As far as the pics go, I would have to think a lot of it is make up.
I do know Regina Halmich just got a lot of publicity because she had some plastic surgery done.
Renaissance Woman from Colorado on April 19, 2011:
These women must not ever get punched in the face. They certainly show no battle scars (unless someone has done a lot of airbrushing). Very interesting. I did not realize women's boxing had been added as an Olympic sport. More power to them!
GetSillyProduct on April 04, 2011:
capriliz lm on April 04, 2011:
Beautiful and they can kick butt. Gotta' love them!
nestboxes on March 30, 2011:
Wow. Wouldn't want to get in the ring with these beauties! Great lens topic
MarianaFargasch on March 17, 2011:
Oh how I miss kick boxing! Took it for 6 months +! It's a great sport! Nice lens :)
anonymous on January 27, 2011:
Wow. Who knew? Thanks for putting this great collection together and shining a light on an under-appreciated sport.
Ronald Tucker from Louisville, Kentucky on January 19, 2011:
Don't the time pass so quickly...it doesn't seem like it has been almost 4 years since Laila Ali's last professional fight. Maybe she will come out of retirement and participate in the 2012 Olympics.
Her father defeated Henry Copper in 1966 in London, England and I think it would be an excellent Olympic story.
anonymous on January 11, 2011:
Nice one! Thanks for the great fun.
ImmatureEntrepr on September 28, 2010:
What a great idea for a lens. Very unique. BTW, Mia St. John gets my vote. What a knockout! (Pun intended.)