The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, founded in 1993 by Art Davie and Rorion Gracie.

These fighters have been released from their UFC contracts, or announced their retirement, over the course of the last month. If their release has not been announced then they have been listed here based upon their removal from the UFC’s rosters.


Women’s Bantamweights (135 lb, 61 kg): 27 fighters

ISO Name Nickname UFC record
USA Ronda Rousey (C) Rowdy 4–0
CAN Alexis Davis Ally-Gator 3–1
USA Liz Carmouche Girlrilla 1–3
BRA Bethe Correia Pitbull 3–0
BRA Jéssica Andrade Bate Estaca 2–1
USA Sara McMann 2–1
USA Jessamyn Duke The Gun 1–2
USA Miesha Tate Cupcake 1–2
BRA Amanda Nunes The Lioness 2–0
CAN Sarah Kaufman 1–0 (1 NC)
NED Germaine de Randamie The Iron Lady 1–1
USA Raquel Pennington Rocky 1–1
USA Leslie Smith The Peacemaker 1–1
USA Jessica Eye Evil 0–1 (1 NC)
USA Elizabeth Phillips 0–2
RUS Milana Dudieva 1–0
CAN Valérie Létourneau Trouble 1–0
CAN Sarah Moras Cheesecake 1–0
USA Julianna Peña The Venezuelan Vixen 1–0
USA Cat Zingano Alpha 1–0
USA Shayna Baszler The Queen of Spades 0–1
USA Alexis Dufresne Sneaky Zebra 0–1
USA Lauren Murphy 0–1
CAN Jessica Rakoczy Ragin 0–1
USA Holly Holm The Preacher’s Daughter 0–0
JPN Rin Nakai 0–0
BRA Larissa Pacheco 0–0


Women’s Strawweights (115 lb, 52 kg): 7 fighters

ISO Name Nickname UFC record
BRA Cláudia Gadelha Claudinha 1–0
POL Joanna Jędrzejczyk 1–0
FIN Tina Lähdemäki Jelly Bean 0–1
BRA Juliana Lima Ju Thai 0–1
RUS Alexandra Albu Stitch 0–0
USA Kailin Curran 0–0
USA Paige VanZant 12 Gauge 0–0