Multiple-time IBJJF World Champion Michelle Nicolini knows how to get. stuff. done. In addition to being one of the top jiu-jitsu athletes in the world, she’s also been busy building a very successful MMA career, which she recently boosted with a unanimous decision win over ONE Championship star Angela Lee.
While this BJJ-turned-MMA star is now the perfect picture of skill and confidence, she admits that she wasn’t always so sure of herself. In an exclusive interview with the Jiu-Jitsu Times at South Coast BJJ, Nicolini revealed how jiu-jitsu transformed her life, gave some helpful conceptual advice for smaller grapplers, and discussed her future in MMA. Take a look!