Complete name: Ana Michelle Tavares
Home: Rio de Janeiro – Brasil
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Team: Nova União
Division: under 60 Kg
BJJ/ADCC record: ADCC 2009 South American Trials winner
MMA record: 7 – 2 – 0 (71% of victories by submission)
Bio: Michelle Tavares is a Jiu-jitsu black belt and a MMA fighter from Nova Uniao academy, having 5 of her 7 wins by submission. She was in the ADCC Trials at the Botafogo Gymnasium, in Rio de Janeiro and took the spot to represent Brasil in the traditional Submission tournament, defeating favorite Gracie Barra’s Bianca Andrade in the finals of under 60 Kg. Her triangle is really dangerous: chocking, arm-baring or inverted.