4. Gina Carano (MMA record: 7-1)
Carano is the face of women’s MMA, but it’s not just because she’s an extremely attractive woman. Yes, her good looks certainly help her out in the popularity department, but let’s not forget she is a very talented fighter, especially when it comes to the standup game.
A versatile Muay Thai specialist, Carano always keeps the pressure on her opponents with beautiful striking combinations. Carano seemed untouchable on her feet before running into Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos in Strikeforce. Despite getting mauled by the overpowering “Cyborg,” Carano held her own and put up a tougher fight than most.