Michelle Nicolini punches Angela Lee on the ground. The Brazilian got a unanimous decision win in Kuala Lumpur. Photos: One Championship Michelle Nicolini punches Angela Lee on the ground. The Brazilian got a unanimous decision win in Kuala Lumpur. Photos: One Championship
Michelle Nicolini punches Angela Lee on the ground. The Brazilian got a unanimous decision win in Kuala Lumpur. Photos: One Championship
Nick Atkin
Opinion

Opinion

The Takedown by Nick Atkin

One Championship: Angela Lee faces the weight of expectations after Michelle Nicolini defeat

  • The 23-year-old gets a reality check in Kuala Lumpur with back-to-back defeats now blotting her record
  • Despondent Lee says ‘I’ll have to do a lot of thinking’ – but there is no clear way forward for the face of the Asian MMA company

Michelle Nicolini punches Angela Lee on the ground. The Brazilian got a unanimous decision win in Kuala Lumpur. Photos: One Championship Michelle Nicolini punches Angela Lee on the ground. The Brazilian got a unanimous decision win in Kuala Lumpur. Photos: One Championship
Michelle Nicolini punches Angela Lee on the ground. The Brazilian got a unanimous decision win in Kuala Lumpur. Photos: One Championship
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Nick Atkin

Nick Atkin

Nick is a production editor on the South China Morning Post’s sport desk, where he covers mixed martial arts (MMA). He was previously a sports writer and editor for ESPN.