Team Elite Bjj Fighter Nicole "Nikki" Christine Sullivan Elite Sports

Yves Nicole Christine Sullivan


Full Name Yves Nicole Christine Sullivan
Nick Name Nikki
Class Lightweight
Weight 135lbs
Rank Brown Belt
Height 5'6"
Association Nice Guy Submission Fighting


She is a brown belt training out of Nice Guy Submission Fighting. She has been training for about 7 1/2 years and She compete as much as she can! She is a teacher, artist, writer, and musician. Trying to make the world a better place, however she can.


Q&A Session Between Nicole Christine Sullivan and Elite Sports

Question: Any major accomplishments you’ve been able to achieve in that time?

Answer: I won the Abu Dhabi Pro Trials as a blue belt and had the opportunity to go compete in Abu Dhabi. As a purple belt, I won the No Gi Pan Ams twice. Most recently, I am a 2x Fight To Win Champion, and I was a finalist at the 2017 ADCC West Coast Trials.

Question: What are your goals for this year? Next 3 years? Next 5 years?

Answer: This year: I want to be a world champion, gi and no gi.!

Next 3 years: I want to get my black belt and be an instructor in a gym.

Next 5 years: I want to find a way to do jiu-jitsu for a living.

Question: What inspires you about BJJ?

Answer: I love that a smaller, weaker person can use technique and skill to defeat someone bigger and stronger.

Question: How long have you been training?

Answer: 7.5 years.

Question: How often do you train?

Answer: 6 days a week, for 2-3 hours a day.

Question: What are the essential things for the training?

Answer: Focus and hard work to perfect your techniques.

Question: What sort of gear do you usually keep in your gym bag before hitting the gym? Do you have different items for specific days

Answer: I keep a gi, and a rash guard and spats. Also my belt, and extra clothes.

Question: Do you have a go-to finishing move?

Answer: I like many submissions, but my favorite is to take the back and choke!

Question: What do you think it takes to be a champion in your sports?

Answer: Dedication. If you work hard and don't give up, you can succeed.