UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title History

Women’s Bantamweight Championship

126 to 135 lb (57 to 61 kg) Prior to its folding and absorption by the UFC, Ronda Rousey was the Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion. Rousey was awarded the inaugural UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship on December 6, 2012, at a UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz pre-event press conference.[33]

No. Name Event Date Reign Defenses
1 United States Ronda Rousey
promoted to undisputed champion
UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz
press conference
Seattle, WA, USA
Dec 6, 2012 1,074 days 1. def. Liz Carmouche at UFC 157 on Feb 23, 2013
2. def. Miesha Tate at UFC 168 on Dec 28, 2013
3. def. Sara McMann at UFC 170 on Feb 22, 2014
4. def. Alexis Davis at UFC 175 on Jul 5, 2014
5. def. Cat Zingano at UFC 184 on Feb 28, 2015
6. def. Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on Aug 1, 2015
2 United States Holly Holm UFC 193
Melbourne, Australia
Nov 15, 2015 111 days
3 United States Miesha Tate UFC 196
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Mar 5, 2016 126 days
4 Brazil Amanda Nunes UFC 200
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Jul 9, 2016 420 days
(incumbent)
1. def. Ronda Rousey at UFC 207 on Dec 30, 2016