Bi “Killer Bee” Nguyen (5-4-0), based in Oakland, California, is a Vietnamese-American atomweight fighter who immigrated to the United States from Vietnam with her parents when she was a child. Training out of the world-renowned Jackson-Wink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Nguyen made her first foray into mixed martial arts in 2014, winning four of her five matches in the amateur ranks in impressive fashion. She turned professional in 2016, racking up three-straight victories to kick things off. Now, “Killer Bee” directs her career path to ONE Championship, where she made her promotional debut in 2019.
ONE Championship held its inaugural Vietnam event ONE: IMMORTAL TRIUMPH at the Phu Tho Indoor Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on September 6. American based fighter Bi Nyugen, made her return to competition in her birthplace, a moment she wished to share with her late father. She fought in an Atomweight Muay Thai bout, “Killer Bee” was able to defeat Puja “The Cyclone” Tomar via split decision.
Check out the video above as she talks about mentoring other athletes.
Straight from the YouTube description:
Vietnamese-American star Bi Nguyen doesn’t just train martial arts — she mentors and fosters the next generation to unleash their greatness. She explains how giving others the chance she didn’t have is the true gratification of her martial arts journey. With her teammates backing her, “Killer Bee” faces the greatest challenge of her career — two-sport ONE World Champion Stamp Fairtex at ONE: MASTERS OF FATE.
Photo Cover Credit: Bi “Killer Bee” Nguyen IG
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