Nova União celebrates at Fury Fight

The Nova União team celebrated at the finals of the Fury Fight GP, an event held last night, at Ginásio José Correa, in Barueri, São Paulo. The team led by André Pederneiras won the lightweight GP with Henrique Mello and the middleweight with Leandro Batata.

In the lightweight division, Henrique Mello put on a show in the finals, knocking out Mauricio Reis, in the first round, in the semifinals, and then defeating Eduardo Pachu, by TKO, who had just eliminated Vitor Tofanelli.

In the middleweight GP, it was Leandro Batata's party, the Goiás native knocked out Eduardo Telles, less than a minute into the fight, while, in the other semi-final, Cassiano Tystchio and Jorge Michelan had a tough and exhausting fight, in the end, the Curitiba native, Tystchio won the jury's decision. In the final, Cassiano claimed tiredness and gave up the fight seconds into the fight.


In the super fight of the show, Mauro Xuxa defeated the experienced Nino “Elvis” Schembri with a quick technical knockout, with a series of punches, after defending a takedown attempt by the black belt. Check out the other results:

Super Fight
– Mauro Xuxa (Check Mat) beat Nino Schembri (UDL) by TKO in the 1st round;


Tournament up to 84kg
– Cassiano Tystchio (Nynyko JJ/Chute Boxe) beat Jorge Michelan (Check Mat) in the judges’ decision;
– Leandro Batata (Nova União) beat Eduardo Telles (Nine Nine) by KO in the 1st round;
Final: Leandro Batata beat Cassiano Tystchio by TKO in the 1st round;

Reserve fight
– Gil Freitas (Barbosa Team/Zorello) beat Mauricio Alonso (Killer Bees) in the judges’ decision;


Tournament up to 70kg
– Henrique Mello (Nova União) beat Mauricio Reis (BTT) by TKO in the 1st round;
– Eduardo Pachu (Gracie Fusion) beat Vitor Tofanelli (Toshinkai / De la Riva) in the judges’ decision;
Final: Henrique Mello beat Eduardo Pachu by KO in the 1st round;

Reserve fight
– Gabriel Veiga (Nine Nine) beat Jackson de Araujo (Gibi/Casquinha) by TKO in the 2nd round;

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