121 Search Results for Nova Uniao

Apr 7, 2015 10:07 am

DREAMS! To Coach TUF Against Team Alpha Male

“Team Alpha Male is here to stay. This here is just one fight and that’s it. Once I win, McGregor will disappear. Team Alpha Male will always have their athletes. They’re always running side by side with us from Nova Uniao at the top…” On Coaching TUF Against Team Alpha Male: “I don’t see how...

Apr 1, 2015 2:03 am

JDS Calls Fight With Alistair Overeem “Interesting”

  “That’s an interesting fight. If the UFC also thinks so, it will happen. He’s doing well, got himself two wins in a row. Before that he was sort of apathetic in the division. No matter who it is, I just want that can make me evolve and get better at my quest to be the...

Mar 28, 2015 1:23 pm

Coach Pederneiras: MMA without PEDs won’t be as spectacular

Andre Pederneiras is one of the greatest coaches in the sport of mixed martial arts. The founder of Nova Uniao has instructed some of the sports biggest stars including Jose Aldo, Renan Barao, Junior dos Santos, Pedro Rizzo and of course BJ Penn. Pederneiras recently spoke to Portal do Vale Tudo (as translated by Lucas...

Mar 17, 2015 4:59 am

Formiga Eyeing Cejudo Scrap In Mexico City

Nova Uniao’s Jussier Formiga (pictured) is looking to test the promotion’s hottest flyweight prospect, Henry Cejudo. Coming off a dominant performance at UFC 185, Cejudo recently asked for a slot on the UFC’s upcoming return to Mexico. Formiga took notice, and is throwing his name in the hat. Check it: @ColoredSpaces @AllThatMMA @HenryCejudo @danawhite @fan_gsp...

Feb 28, 2015 4:59 pm

UFC 184 Results: Lazaro Wins A Close Split Decision Over Krause

The second fight taking place on UFC Fight Pass was between lightweights James Krause and Valmir Lazaro. The Brazilian, Lazaro, trains out of Nova Uniao. Krause came in with 15 first round finishes. Lazaro came out and landed a nice leg kick right away. Both fighters exchanged leg kicks early on in the round. Krause...

Feb 6, 2015 11:53 am

Thales Leites Calls Out Tim Kennedy

“I usually don’t choose opponents, I leave that to the UFC, but I believe Tim Kennedy is the best option for my next fight. I always want to be among the best, always respecting my opponents. He’s tough, he’s well ranked, and it would be an interesting fight.” Fresh off his UFC 183 victory over...

Dec 7, 2014 8:06 pm

Claudia Gadelha says UFC title shot is on the line against Joanna Jędrzejczyk

The UFC will crown its first strawweight champion on December 12 at the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. 24 hours later, undefeated prospects Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jędrzejczyk will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 13, in a bout that Claudia says will determine the divisions next title contender: “Whoever wins...

Nov 24, 2014 2:49 pm

Faber talks Dillashaw-Aldo superfight: ‘TJ has a great style for Aldo’

Team Alpha Male founder Urijah Faber has been a mentor to TJ Dillashaw, the current bantamweight champion. It’s no secret that Team Alpha Male and Nova Uniao have a rivalry. Prior to TJ Dillashaw’s upset over Renan Barao, Team Alpha Male was winless against Nova Uniao. Jose Aldo, who has defeated both Urijah Faber and...

Oct 27, 2014 11:38 am

Yan Cabral Slams Conor McGregor: “I Want To Beat Him Up”

Conor McGregor’s trash talking of Jose Aldo hasn’t fallen on deaf ears, as seen by Aldo’s callout of McGregor after defeating Chad Mendes at UFC 179 (Watch that HERE). Aldo’s teammate, Yan Cabral told media members after his UFC 179 win on Saturday over Naoyuki Kotani, that he wants to fight McGregor as well. “I...

Oct 25, 2014 5:02 am

Dillashaw Blasts Aldo For Lack Of Fan Interest, Fighting Style

As Jose Aldo gears up to defend his title against Chad Mendes tomorrow night at UFC 179 in Brazil, another chapter in the feud between Team Alpha Male, and Nova Uniao was formed. Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male (TAM) was win-less against Nova Uniao until May, when Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao from Nova Uniao. After...

Sep 26, 2014 10:42 am

Aldo Hospitalized, Bout With Mendes Still On

Yesterday Jose Aldo was hospitalized temporarily with a kidney stone, something he has suffered from since he was just 16 years old according to Nova Uniao head coach Andre Pederneiras. Pederneiras spoke with Globo about the champ’s hospitalization saying: “Aldo has had renal calculi (Kidney Stones) since he was 16 years old. After his fight...

Sep 14, 2014 4:51 pm

Leo Santos Admits To Cramping During “Exhausting” Weight Cut

Leo Santos picked up a win over Efrain Escudero this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night 51, however he admits he had trouble with his weight cut. His teammate, Renan Barao was forced out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw after hitting his head after passing out when he was cutting weight. Despite...

Jul 16, 2014 4:05 pm

“UFC Fight Night 45” Results: Gadelha Dominates Lahdemaki, Gets Decision Win

The Ultimate Fighting Championship welcomed the straweight division with a fight between Claudia Gadelha and Tina Lahdemaki. The bout aired on UFC Fight Pass and Gadelha would claim the glory when it was all over. It was no surprise when the bookies revealed their odds for the event that Gadelha was the most favored fighter....

Jul 13, 2014 10:02 am

Mendes Fires Back At Aldo: ‘Supplement Deez Nuts’

When Chad Mendes and Jose Aldo square off for the second time, the Nova Uniao vs. Team Alpha Male rivalry will likely hit its boiling point. The two teams can’t seem to get along, and even worse, Mendes and Aldo just don’t like each other. Yesterday we featured a lengthy statement from the UFC’s featherweight...

Jun 28, 2014 8:37 pm

UFC Fight Night 44 Results: Lamas Defeats Dias by way of Unanimous Decision

Number-three ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas played his veteran role well in the octagon tonight and utilized the judges’ criteria to pick up the unanimous decision win. Even though he was not landing the majority of his shots, he threw at high volume while controlling the octagon which will always look good in the eyes of...

Jun 12, 2014 6:32 am

UFC Announces First Strawweight Fight In Promotion History

This is some history making news for you guys (and gals). The UFC has announced its first ever strawweight fight. For those who might not be sure what that is, it’s the 115 lb. weight division. The first fight in the new women’s division will be…… Claudia Gadelha (pictured) vs. Tina Lahdemaki. UFC officials confirmed the fight....

Jun 9, 2014 5:04 am

Dillashaw On Barao Insult: ‘It was just a joke’

“There are a lot of crap being said about this episode. Actually, Urijah has never posted anything. A guy from our gym did the joke. Duane was going to give a Muay Thai seminar and the guy did the joke. It was because Duane said during my fight with Barao that I was giving him...

Jun 4, 2014 5:06 am

Mendes To Aldo: I’m Going To Beat Your A$$

Jose Aldo said in an interview this week that Nova Uniao was going to get payback on Team Alpha Male, specifically Chad Mendes when the two fight in August. Aldo’s frustration was due to a joke made by someone at Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness who listed Renan Barao under people signed up for Duane ‘Bang’...