Michelle Nicolini


Having become synonymous with women’s BJJ, Michelle Nicolini is one of the greats.

As one of the main stars of the Checkmat BJJ team, Michelle’s storied career has seen her amass a staggering 8 IBJJF World Titles, 2 No-Gi world titles, 3 Pan-Ams, 1 European title and a UAEJJF World Pro Title. A trophy haul to match any elite sports star.

Michelle has also transitioned into the world of MMA, in which she has starred in organisations such as ONE FC to make her a force in the sport. 

As an icon of BJJ, Michelle is an idol to many up and coming jiujiteros and who’s legacy will stand the test of time.