Alexandre Franca Nogueira

Alexandre Franca Nogueira


name = Alexandre França Nogueira
|nick = Pequeno
height = 5'7"
weight = 143lbs
birthdate= 01/15/1978
died =
hometown = Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
fightteam = Clube da Luta
fightstyle = Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
wins = 13
losses = 5
draws = 2
nocontest = 0
ko = 1
submissions = 9

Alexandre Franca "Pequeno" Nogueira (born 1978), a Luta Livre fighter from Brazil, is the former Lightweight (143 lb.) champion of Shooto, a Japanese mixed martial arts organization. Nogueira began his professional career at the age of 21, defeating Noboru Asahi with a guillotine choke. He currently holds a professional record of 13 wins, 4 losses, and 2 draws. He trains with the World Fight Center. He also holds the record for longest title reign in any mma organization with him reigning as Shooto champion for six years, eight months, and two days

The California State Athletic Commission has suspended Alexandre Nogueira one year and has fined him $2,500 for failing a drug test at a June 1, 2008 WEC show. Nogueira tested positive for Boldenone. [cite web
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title = WEC's Alexandre Nogueira suspended one year for failed drug test
accessdate = 2008-07-07

MMA record



See also

* List of male mixed martial artists

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