Joel Mickells, Revgear Sponsored Fighter

March 25, 2009

Joel Mickells, 25 is from Omaha, Nebraska. His main passion in life is Martial Arts. He trains in various styles – Jiu-jitsu, Muay Thai, Western Boxing, Submission Wrestling, Judo, Taekwondo, Jeet Kune Do. He trains in Mid-America Martial Arts where he also is an Assistant Coach as well as in Team Vaghi and Team Hough House.

Joel likes to compete in just about everything. His Muay Thai record is 5-0 (he is Thai Boxing Association National 135 lb Tournament Champion), his boxing record is 1-2, his Jiu-jitsu accomplishment is 5 Silver Medals and 2 Bronze Medals (including one in NAGA). Joel’s MMA record is 8-2.

One of Joel’s greatest triumphs was at Victory Fighting Championship in December 2008 when he defeated the previously unbeaten MMA champion Jeremy Wise by armbar submission.

Joel lost his last fight in Denver, Colorado, on March 14, 2009, though it was a close and controversial decision. But defeats never stop him – he always keeps on going, getting ready for the next fight – now at Road to Victory competition on April 17, 2009. Revgear is proud of you, Joel!

VFC, December 2008, Joel Mickells vs. Jeremy Wise

VFC, December 2008, Joel Mickells vs. Jeremy Wise

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  • Beebo

    What a stud!


    JM… I am so proud of you. I have been there for the ups and all the downs. Watched you compete and the not so fun cutting weight. I know you of all people deserve this!!!!!!!

  • Jillian

    That is my little brother and I am extremely proud of him and his accomplishments! Thanks RevGear for believing in him!!!

  • Kat

    Great job Joel! Keep kicking butt!

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  • Randy Handley

    Joel, a great person and fighter. Congrats on all recognition you receive. You’re a class act.

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  • Cher

    Joel is my oldest son…He is passionate about his training and desire to represent this sport in a respectable manner. He is extremely considerate to each and every opponent he competes against. Our family is extemely proud of all of his accomplishments. He has the true spirit of his most admired warrior/teacher: Bruce Lee. We hope he will go far in reaching his goals. Thank you, RevGear, for providing this opportunity with Joel…He cares very much about representing you in a professional manner!

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