Michelle is the very first UK athlete to have earned IFBB Pro status through the Bikini class, representing United Kingdom on behalf of UKBFF at IFBB Amateur European Championships, the first ever Arnold Classic Europe and IFBB Amateur World Championships, winning Ms Bikini Amateur Olympia 2011 and being awarded IFBB Pro status in less than a year of competing with UKBFF. Michelle is also the first UK athlete to have won a professional IFBB show and compete at Ms Bikini Olympia in Las Vegas.
Michelle has competed in twenty one bikini contests since 2010, eleven of which have been IFBB Professional competitions. Michelle has placed in the top ten in 19 competitions including top five in five Professional shows and one pro win. As an amateur Michelle placed 3rd in the World Championships and won IFBB Amateur Olympia.