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10 hottest UFC female fighters: From Raquel Pennington to Michelle Waterson, these stars set octagon on fire

They will take your breath away with both their skill and their attractiveness
Raquel Pennington, Michelle Waterson, Paige VanZant (Getty Images)
Raquel Pennington, Michelle Waterson, Paige VanZant (Getty Images)

Whether it's because of their raw physicality or the combination of formidable skill with striking good looks, there's something about MMA fighters that's just so hot. Here's our pick of 10 beautiful female fighters currently competing in the UFC who will capture your attention with both their skill and their attractiveness:

Andrea Lee

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Nicknamed 'KGB', Andrea Lee competes in the flyweight division of the UFC. This 31-year-old American mixed martial artist combines youthful good looks with a powerful physique, making her the perfect person to start off our list.

Valentina Schevchenko

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This Kyrgyzstani-born Peruvian mixed martial artist holds the third spot on the UFC women's pound-for-pound rankings. She's got a beautiful face but she is a formidable fighter and she's got the ripped body to prove it.

Randa Markos

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Randa Markos is an Iraqi-born Canadian who competes in the strawweight division. Nicknamed "Quiet Storm", she's trained in wrestling and Jiu-Jitsu. Markos is a force to be reckoned with and an absolute bombshell as well.

Felice Herrig

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This American kickboxer, Muay Thai fighter, and mixed martial artist is also a strawweight. She's a tenacious fighter, nicknamed "Lil Bulldog", and is as ripped as she is beautiful.

Aleksandra Albu

This Moldovan-Russian fighter combines deadly skill with killer good looks. We wouldn't be surprised if she moved on to movie roles like other MMA fighters Gina Carano and Rhonda Rousey.

Carla Esparza

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Esparaza is a total cutie and she has the adorable nickname "Cookie Monster". But don't let that fool you because she's been training as a fighter since her junior year in high school and has made quite a name for herself.

Rachael Ostovich

Rachael Ostovich (L) fights against Paige VanZant during their flyweight fight (Getty Images)

This American mixed martial artist competes in the flyweight division and she is both sexy and powerful. Ostovich used to be married to fellow MMA fighter Arnold Berdon until he assaulted her, leading to a divorce. Ostovich now has full custody of their daughter and Berdon was sentenced to four years on probation in 2019.

Paige VanZant

Paige VanZant consoles Rachael Ostovich (Getty Images)

Paige VanZant is as much a reality star as she is a fighter. This flyweight is also a model and an author and she's made appearances on shows like 'Chopped' and 'Dancing with the Stars'. What most people don't know about VanZant is that she faced a lot of bullying in high school and was reportedly even gang-raped once but she's channeled all of that struggle into becoming a truly formidable presence in the octagon.

Raquel Pennington

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Nicknamed "Rocky", this bantamweight fighter is an absolute beast. She's got a powerful physique and natural beauty that makes her one of the hottest women on this list.

Michelle Waterson

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Michelle Waterson is called "The Karate Hottie" for a reason. She's a model and mixed martial artist who stands at number 8 on the UFC women's strawweight rankings and is a total bombshell. Waterson is married to former US Armed Forces amateur boxing champion Joshua Gomez. She's a mother and describes herself as a "professional badass".

Is there anyone you think should have made this list but didn't? Let us know in the comments.