While typically less frequent than their male counterparts, knockouts in women’s MMA are equally exciting – and damaging. From one punch KO’s to flying, spinning hook kicks, this week’s Top Ten features ten of the most brutal knockouts in the history of women’s mixed martial arts.

This week we’re mixing things up a little bit with a video compilation of the chosen top ten.

10. Jinh Yu vs Darla Harris

Card: Sugar Creek Showdown 18
Date: July 27, 2013
Time: 3m 13s into round one
Weight class: Atomweight (105lbs/47.6kg)
Pro/am: Professional

9. Joanne Calderwood vs Ashley Cummins

Card: Invicta FC 3: Penne vs Sugiyama
Date: October 6, 2012
Time: 3m 13s into round one
Weight class: Strawweight (115lbs/52.2kg)
Pro/am: Professional

8. Veronica Rothenhausler vs Ashlee Evans-Smith

Card: Tuff-N-Uff: Festibrawl 2
Date: September 6, 2012
Time: 5s into round one
Weight class: Featherweight (145lbs/65.8kg)
Pro/am: Amateur

7. Alida Gray vs Soannia Tiem

Card: 24/7 Entertainment 12: State of Emergency
Date: October 26, 2013
Time: 5s into round three
Weight class: Catchweight 120lbs/54.4kg
Pro/am: Professional

6. Kaline Medeiros vs Stephanie Eggink

Card: Extreme Beatdown – Beatdown at 4 Bears 10
Date: March 31, 2012
Time: 7s into round one
Weight class: Flyweight (125lbs/56.7kg)
Pro/am: Professional

5. Jessica Middleton vs Holly Torres

Card: Blackout Fighting Championship 26
Date: November 8, 2014
Time: 25s into second round
Weight class: Bantamweight (135lbs/61.2kg)
Pro/am: Amateur

4. Holly Holm vs Allanna Jones

Card: Legacy FC 21: Hobar vs Huerta
Date: September 19, 2013
Time: 2m 22s into round two
Weight class: Bantamweight (135lbs, 61.2kg)
Pro/am: Professional

3. Rhiannon Thompson vs Bec Rawlings

Card: Brace For War 12
Date: October 15, 2011
Time: 2m 30s into round one
Weight class: Strawweight (115lbs/52.2kg)
Pro/am: Professional

2. Veronica Maceda vs Chrissy Audin

Card: Say Uncle Fight Night 2
Date: October 11, 2014
Time: 24 seconds into round one
Weight class: Flyweight (125lbs/56.7kg)
Pro/am: Amateur

1. Christine Stanley vs Katie Anita Runyan

Card: Xplode Fight Series: Tidal Wave
Date: August 23, 2014
Time: 5s into round one
Weight class: Bantamweight (135lbs, 61.2kg)
Pro/am: Professional

About The Author

Quincy Mutter
Staff Writer

Quincy Mutter is a combat sports junkie and amateur mixed martial artist out of Niagara, Ontario. She fell in love with MMA while watching Demian Maia fight when she was 12 years old, and began training at 15. In addition to writing for The MMA Corner, Quincy is an administrator for the MMA Daily Facebook page and runs several of her own blogs.