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Belts on The Line
Current rankings @ Women’s Strawweight
When is Xiong vs Nicolini?
Jingnan Xiong is set to square off against Michelle Nicolini, as the main event of ONE Championship – Empower, on Friday 28th May 2021 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
The fight is scheduled for 5 rounds in the Women’s Strawweight division, which means the weight limit will be 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
This contest is for the vacant One Championship women’s strawweight championship.
Xiong vs Nicolini stats
Jingnan Xiong steps into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Michelle Nicolini will make her way to the ring with a record of 6 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws and 5 by submission.
The stats suggest Xiong has a massive power advantage over Nicolini, boasting at 67% knock out percentage over Nicolini's 0%.
Jingnan Xiong is the younger woman by 6 years, at 33 years old.
Xiong is arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made her debut in 2014, 3 year and 2 months later than Nicolini, whose first professional fight was in 2011. She has fought 33 more professional rounds, 47 to Nicolini's 14.
Xiong vs Nicolini form
Xiong has beaten 4 of her last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going to the judges twice.
In her last fight, she defeated Tiffany Teo on 30th October 2020 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, she had been beaten by Angela Lee on 12th October 2019 by unanimous decision in the 5th round in their ONE Women’s Atomweight championship fight at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo, Japan.
Going into that contest, she had defeated Angela Lee on 31st March 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Ryogoku Kokugikan, Tokyo.
Before that, she had beat Samara Santos on 8th September 2018 by knockout in the 3rd round in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Shanghai Oriental Sports Center, Shanghai, China.
She had won against Laura Balin on 23rd June 2018 by unanimous decision in their ONE Women’s Strawweight championship fight at Olympic Sports Center, Beijing.
Xiong's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 16 days, meaning she has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
Nicolini's last 3 fights have come over a period of 3 years and 2 months, meaning she has been fighting on average every 1 year and 20 days. In those fights, she fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.3 rounds on average.