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8x BJJ World Champion

Michelle Nicolini

Weight Limit
56.7 kg
Height
160 cm / 5'2" ft
Country
Brazil
Age
41 Y
Team
Vila Da Luta

About Michelle Nicolini

One of the most decorated champions in the sport of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, 13-time BJJ World Champion Michelle Nicolini began her martial arts journey by training in capoeira at age 14. Driven by a desire to compete and test her skills, she traded capoeira for BJJ at age 17 and has never looked back. She proved to be a prodigious talent, earning her BJJ black belt in an astonishingly quick six years.

Nicolini went on to win a series of accolades in BJJ as a black belt, including eight IBJJF world titles, an Abu Dhabi Combat Club no-gi grappling title, double gold at the BJJ European championships, and three Pan-American championships. She is also one of the few women enshrined in the IBJJF Hall of Fame.

Although she made her professional cage debut in 2011, Nicolini juggled her new career with competing on the mats, and suffered as a result. To fully focus on her dreams of World Championship glory in the cage, she retired from BJJ competition in 2016 and is reaping the benefits. Now, with her sights set on the ONE Women’s Strawweight World Championship, she is determined to utilize her world-beating BJJ to devastating effect.

ONE Championship Records

Event Results

Result Method Round Method and round Opponent Opponent and event Country Date Event
LOSS
Unanimous Decision UD
R5 (5:00)
Unanimous Decision
R5 (5:00)
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Xiong Jing Nan
China
Empower
Sep 3, 2021
China Sep 3, 2021
Empower
Sep 3, 2021
WIN
Unanimous Decision UD
R3 (5:00)
Unanimous Decision
R3 (5:00)
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Angela Lee
Singapore / United States
Singapore / United States Jul 12, 2019
Masters Of Destiny
Jul 12, 2019
LOSS
Unanimous Decision UD
R3 (5:00)
Unanimous Decision
R3 (5:00)
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Tiffany Teo
Singapore
Singapore Nov 9, 2018
Heart of The Lion
Nov 9, 2018
WIN
Submission SUB
R1 (2:26)
Submission
R1 (2:26)
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Iryna Kyselova
Ukraine
Ukraine Mar 9, 2018
Visions of Victory
Mar 9, 2018
WIN
Submission SUB
R1 (2:16)
Submission
R1 (2:16)
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Mona Samir
Egypt
Defending Honor
Nov 11, 2016
Egypt Nov 11, 2016
Defending Honor
Nov 11, 2016
WIN
Submission SUB
R1 (2:11)
Submission
R1 (2:11)
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Irina Mazepa
Russia
Kings Of Destiny
Apr 21, 2017
Russia Apr 21, 2017
Kings Of Destiny
Apr 21, 2017

Breakdown

Wins - 4
Losses - 2
3
Submission SUB
0
1
Unanimous Decision UD
2

Finish Rate

Finishes
3
Finish Rate
75%
Wins
4
Total Bouts
6

Bout Duration

Avg. Bout Duration
08m : 58s
Total Duration
0h : 53m : 53s

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