10 Of The Best Female Muay Thai Fighters And Kickboxers In The Modern Era

Female Muay Thai fighters and kickboxers have proven to the world they can be just as entertaining to watch as their male counterparts. The women’s division has grown exponentially in the past few decades and that trend is expected to continue for a while. 


Top Female Kickboxers And Muay Thai Fighters In The Modern Era

Let’s dive right into our list of the top female Muay Thai fighters kickboxers in recent history (in no particular order):


1) Anissa Meksen

Meksen is widely considered to be the pound-for-pound best female kickboxer on the planet. She sports a 103-5 Muay Thai record, with 33 of her victories coming via knockout. She also has a 2-0 record as a professional boxer.

At 34 years old, Meksen has won virtually every title a female Muay Thai fighter could win and she’s currently signed with ONE Championship where she’s amassed a 3-0 record. 


2) Stamp Fairtex

Stamp Fairtex is another one of the best female kickboxers in the modern era. A product of the famed Fairtex gym, Stamp has a 64-17-5 professional Muay Thai record, and she also competes in mixed martial arts where she’s built up a 9-2 record. 

Stamp started learning Muay Thai as a five-year-old and started competing a year later. She won regional and local titles as a child and eventually moved to their Fairtex gym at 18 to sharpen her skills. She signed a contract with ONE Championship in 2018 and she’s been on a roll ever since. She won the promotion’s Atomweight Kickboxing World Title during her debut and picked up the Muay Thai equivalent in her next outing. 


3) Wondergirl Fairtex

Formerly Nat Jaroonsak, Wondergirl Fairtex is one of the rising stars in ONE Championship. She’s been training since she was six with her father and eventually moved over to the world-famous Fairtex gym. She has over 50 fights under her belt and has won a few Muay Thai national titles. 

An explosive, yet technical force inside the ring, Fairtex has won three of her four Muay Thai fights under ONE Championship’s banner. She also scored a submission victory during her MMA debut. 


4) Loma Lookboonmee

Lookboonmee is arguably the best female clinch fighter worldwide and one of the most experienced with over 200 professional Muay Thai fights under her belt. Some of her accolades over the years include a few gold medals at the IMFA World Championships. 

Loma transitioned to mixed martial arts in 2018, signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2019. She’s won four of her six fights in the promotion and is currently ranked #18 in her division. 


5) Allycia Rodrigues

Rodrigues started training in Muay Thai in Brazil before moving to Thailand to train with the Phuket Fight Club. She won the Ayutthaya pink belt title in 2019 by defeating 12-time champion Thananchanok Kaewsamrit.

Allycia competed in Glory after moving to Thailand, but she eventually signed a contract with ONE Championship. She faced another top female kickboxer, Stamp Fairtex, in her debut, and emerged victorious, solidifying her status as one of the best female Muay Thai fighters. 


6) Sawsing Sor Sopit

Born in Sing Buri Thailand, Sawsing is one of the most decorated female fighters in Muay Thai, with over 170 victories under her belt as a professional Muay Thai fighter. She started training late compared to many Muay Thai fighters at the age of nine, but that didn’t stop her from becoming one of the best fighters on the planet. 

Sawsing won her first world title in 2010, and she’s added several other titles over the years, including a national Muay Thai title. At only 26, Sopit is already one of the most accomplished female kickboxers on the planet. 


7) Janet Todd 

Todd discovered Muay Thai in her 20s, but that didn’t stop her from winning Gold at the IFMA Pan American Championship. Todd’s accomplishments as a kickboxer eventually got her signed by ONE Championship, where she squared off against Stamp Fairtex for the promotion’s Muay Thai Atomweight title. Todd lost her first fight against Stamp but came back to defeat her for the kickboxing Atomweight title. She’s another one of the female kickboxers you want to keep an eye out for. 


8) Tiffany Van Soest

Tiffany has faced many of the best female kickboxers on the planet and emerged victorious most of the time. Unlike most Muay Thai fighters, she started with Shorin-Ryu Karate where she earned a second-degree black belt. 

She switched to Muay Thai at 18 and quickly amassed several championships and world titles like the WBC Muay Thai Super Bantamweight title and Glory Women’s Super Bantamweight title. She competes in Muay Thai and kickboxing. 


9) Iman Barlow

With over 96 victories in 106 professional Muay Thai fights, few would disagree with Barlow being on our list. A powerful striker, 38 of her victories came via knockout

Barlow’s training started at the age of five under the instruction of her mother, who was a Thai boxer. She’s already won most of the titles a female kickboxer can win and won the Muay Thai Addict League World 55 kg title in her last outing. 


10) Sylvie Von Duuglas-Ittu

Sylvie has the honor of having more fights than any other foreigner in the history of Muay Thai fights in Thailand with over 269 fights under her belt despite starting Muay Thai in her mid-twenties. She started Muay Thai in 2008 and immediately fell in love with the sport. She moved to Thailand shortly after discovering the sport and has been competing ever since. She’s not slowing down either, with over five fights in 2022.

Not surprisingly, Sylvie struggled early on during her amateur days, but she quickly turned things around. She’s currently on a 15-fight winning streak, with eight of her victories coming via knockout

When Von Duuglas-Ittu isn’t competing, she spends a lot of her time writing. She’s documented her journey from the start and has written countless articles on Muay Thai. 


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