The top female fighters that need to be signed by the UFC.

Agnieszka “Kuma” Niedzwiedz


MMA Record – 10-1


Born: Katowice, Poland. Niedzwiedz is nothing short of the full package when you’re looking for a possible future champion in one of the elite MMA organisations. She fights out of Katowice, Poland and is only 25 with an outstanding record.

Known by many as her nickname “Kuma” she is currently ranked as the 53rd best women’s flyweight in the world. The Poland native is an elite Judoka practitioner since going professional back in October 2012. She has dominated every opponent in her way, although she falls short in her latest bout against 17-6-1 veteran and current Invicta FC flyweight champion at the time Jennifer Maia at Invicta FC 26 by unanimous decision.

Before making her Invicta FC debut on the 29/07/2016. Agnieszka fought for Cage Warriors, Fighters Arena, Immortals Fight Promotions, Ladies Fight Night and MMA Colosseum where she thrived in every bout she had under each promotion.

Since being contracted under Invicta FC, she holds a 2-1 promotional record with both wins coming by decision.

Agnieszka last made an appearance back in 2017 and fans are itching to see her back In the cage.



Cory “The Hobbit” McKenna


MMA Record – 4-1


Born in Wales. McKenna is tearing through the Cage Warriors straw-weight division, Cory is currently ranked as the 60th best women’s straw-weight in the world and ranked 3rd out of 149 active fighters in the UK & Ireland at her weight.

Before turning professional Cory McKenna had a 2-year stint as an amateur where she piled up a record of 4-0 with 2 wins coming by submission, 1 win by TKO and a dominant decision victory over Fiona Chrystall. This would also be her last appearance as an amateur before turning professional on March 3, 2018, at Cage Warriors 91 where she fought Maria Vittoria Colonna and won in the first round when Colonna’s corner had seen enough.

“The Hobbit” would then make a quick turn around and face off against undefeated Eva Dourthe at Cage Warriors 94 where Cory won by a split decision. McKenna would later make her 3rd professional MMA appearance of 2018 and fall short by split decision to Micol DiSegni at Cage Warriors 97.

After tasting her first defeat as an MMA fighter Cory McKenna would next fight Fannie Redman at Cage Warriors 104, where she has shown nothing less than major improvements and got rid of all doubters when she submitted her opponent in the second round by rear-naked choke.

Her latest outing was at Cage Warriors 105 where she TKO’d Giulia Chinello in 2.15 of the first round.



Leah “The Curse” McCourt


MMA Record – 4-1


Born in Northern Ireland. Leah McCourt fights out of Straight Blast Gym Charlestown. She is currently ranked as the number 21 best female featherweight in the world. McCourt is 27 years of age and currently is competing in the Bellator MMA organisation.

Also known as “The Curse” Leah had a 2 year run as an amateur spanning from 2014-2016, Leah held an amateur record of 6-1 before making her professional debut in June 2018.

McCourt would lose her professional debut at Cage Warriors 85 against Rizlen Zouak. Since being stopped the rising star has been tearing through the Cage Warrior’s Featherweight division. Leah picked her first win up at Cage Warriors 94 where she won a split decision victory over Manon Fiorot.

With her confidence being set at a high standard after her first career win. Leah would then make her Bellator debut at Bellator 217, where she won by doctor stoppage in the first round against Hatice Ozyurt. McCourt would make her second appearance of 2019 when she fought at Bellator 227 against Kerry Hughes. “The Curse” would submit Hughes in 2.14 of the first round by rear-naked choke.

Leah McCourt last fought in early 2020 at Bellator 240 where she picked up a unanimous decision win over Judith Ruis. Leah was scheduled to fight Janay Harding at Bellator London: Gallagher vs Ellenor. The event was later cancelled due to the corona-virus outbreak.



Grace “Thai Kitten” Cleveland


MMA Record – 5-0


Born in Denver, Colorado. Grace trains at factoryX Muay Thai and competes under the KOTC banner. “Thai Kitten” is currently ranked as 25th best female atom-weight in the world, 6th ranked female out of 258 active fighters in the Midwest US, 6th ranked female out of 342 active fighters in the West US,  3rd ranked female out of 52 active fighters in Colorado and the 18th ranked female out of 1,024 active fighters in the United States.

Before turning professional, Grace spent 2 years as an amateur finishing with a record of 4-1. She later made her professional MMA debut in 2016 against Cassie Robb at SCL 51 – Retribution where she won by unanimous decision. She would then return to the cage 3 months later in November 2016 at SCL 54: Greatness Awaits. She fought Stephanie Skinner and won by knee-bar in the second round.

Grace would later fight in April 2017 at KOTC: Territorial Dispute against Kelly Vilarino where she would get her arm raised after a successful armbar in the first round.

With her professional MMA record standing at 3-0 she would take a 2 year lay off and mark her return on 02/03/2019 by a split decision win over Shawna Ormsby at KOTC: Awaited Return. Her latest appearance was against Angela Danzig in February 2020 at KOTC: Pure Vengeance where she won another split decision.


“Master” Valerie Loureda


MMA Record – 2-0


At only 21 years of age. Valerie Loureda currently trains at American Top Team and fights out of Miami, Florida, United States

A decorated Taekwondo specialist, Loureda is currently ranked as the 79th best female Flyweight in the world and is signed under the Bellator MMA organisation. Having spent less then a year as an amateur MMA fighter achieving a record of 2-1, Valerie won both bouts by unanimous decision at Combat Night 90 and Combat Night Pro 7.

“Master” Valerie first made her professional debut at Bellator 216 on 16/02/2019 where she fought Colby Fletcher and won by KO/TKO in 2.55 of the first round. She would soon make another appearance this time at Bellator 222 on 14/06/2019 where she won by unanimous decision versus Larkyn Dasch.

Loureda was last scheduled to fight at Bellator 238: Budd vs. Cyborg on the 25/01/2020 and make the 3rd professional appearance of her career. However, Valerie Loureda suffered an injury which resulted in her having to pull out of the bout.



Kyra “Mogwai” Batara


MMA Record – 8-4


Born in Portland, Oregon, United States. Kyra trains primarily at 10th planet Jiu-Jitsu and currently fights out of Las Vegas, Nevada.

At only 25 years of age, she is incredibly young for the sport and extremely talented, Batara is the 11th ranked female out of 342 active fighters in the US West, 2nd ranked female out of 139 active fighters in California and the 31st ranked female out of 1,024 active fighters in the United States.

Kyra held an amateur record of 3-1 that spanned a year before turning professional.

She made her professional debut in March 2014 at BAMMA Badbeat 12 against Misha Nassiri where Kyra won by armbar in 2.15 of the first round. Her next two bouts she would go on to lose her next two bouts in 2014 and be unfortunate by having two cancelled bouts.

Kyra would soon extend her record to 2-2 against Celine Haga at Fusion Fight League in May 2015. She won by unanimous decision. “Mogwai” would again fall short in her next fight in 2015 against Kaiyana Rain at BAMMA Badbeat 16, she would lose a majority decision. This wouldn’t happen to be the end of the year for Batara as she would fight on twice more in the same year and pick up two straight wins.

In 2016 she would combine a record of 1-1 for the year and have one bout cancelled due to Batara suffering a hamstring injury. She would go on and fight twice in 2017 winning both against Vanessa Rico Fernandez by armbar in the second round and Paulina Granados by unanimous decision, both bouts were under organisation Combate. Kyra also had two fights cancelled in the same year due to a bout cancellation prior to the event and Batara missing weight and opponent refusing a catch-weight match up.

As for Kyra Batara she hasn’t fought since April 2019. She was scheduled to fight Angela Magana at Combate 36: Reinas. Magana would pull out of the bout and Batara would face step in opponent Francis Hernandez. Kyra would submit Francis in 2.55 of the second round by armbar.



Shinju “Juju” Nozawa-Auclair


MMA Record – 2-1


Born in New York, United States. Shinju 26, is a women’s Flyweight in the RIZIN FC organisation. She currently fights out of San Francisco, California.

Shinju Nozuwa-Auclair currently has her positioning amongst many regional rankings. “Juju” is the 114th ranked female fighter out of 1,024 active fighters in the United States, 48th ranked female fighter out of 148 active fighters in Japan, 6th ranked female fighter out of 45 active fighters in Michigan and the 37th ranked female fighter out of 258 active fighters in the US Midwest.

Before turning professional, Shinju spent 4 months as an amateur in 2017 tallying up a 2-1 record before making her RIZIN debut a month after her last amateur appearance.

Nozuwa-Auclair first fought versus Sheena Brandenburg at RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2017 1st Round where she won her debut by armbar in 1.50 of round one. The promising talent would make a quick 5 month turn around to fight Chelsea LaGrasse at RIZIN Fighting World Grand Prix 2017, where she picked up another armbar win in 4.47 of the first round.

Her last appearance was on 31/12/2018 at RIZIN 14 where she would lose by a Sleeper Choke submission in round two. Shinju was scheduled to fight Saray Orozco at RIZIN 15. The bout was later cancelled when Nozawa-Auclair was forced to pull out due to an injury.


Miranda “Fear The” Maverick


MMA Record – 7-2


Born in Tunas, Missouri, United States. Miranda 22, is a women’s Flyweight fighter under the Invicta FC banner. She currently fights out of Norfolk, Virginia.

“The Maverick” is ranked as the 33rd best women’s Flyweight fighter and the 81st best-ranked female fighter pound-for-pound. Miranda held an amateur record of 7-1 winning 5 by submission, 1 KO/TKO and 1 decision. Her only loss comes to 6-0 Samantha Gilliland. Maverick amateur career spanned a year.

Miranda would go on to make her professional debut in 2016 at Invicta FC 20 where she defeated Samantha Diaz in the first round by rear-naked choke. She would then make 2 appearances in 2017 where she won both bouts. Her second opponent would be Kal Schwartz at Invicta 22, which she won by armbar in 3.01 round one and her third against Gabby Romero at Invicta FC 24, which resulted in a unanimous decision win after a cancelled bout the month before against Mandy Polk at Ozarks Combat League.

After 3 consecutive wins and off to a hot start. Miranda fell short for the first time in her professional career at Invicta FC 30 against 6-0 Brogan Walker-Sanchez. She would later redeem herself when she submitted Victoria Leonardo in the first round at Invicta 31 which topped off her 2018 before falling short again by unanimous decision in February 2019 against DeAnna Bennett at Invicta 34.

She would go on and make four more appearances in 2019 which two would exhibition bouts. Miranda’s latest fight would be at Invicta FC 39 February 2020 against 10-4 Pearl Gonzalez who she beat by unanimous decision.

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