Nate Hoffmeister lives in Knoxville, Tenn. but the effects of his work are seen all over the country. He is the head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the powerhouse school Christian Academy of Knoxville – which seem to be piling state and national titles on top of each other so quick it would make your head spin.
He is also the Strength & Conditioning Coach for UFC fighters Ovince Saint Preux and Rafaello Oliveira. He is a mastermind when it comes to Strength & Conditioning and he is a behind-the-scenes staple for many, many athletes at the highest level (UFC, NFL, NBA, etc.).
ProMMAnow.com talks with KMAA head coach Eric Turner about the rise and recent loss of Ovince Saint Preux, UFC lightweight Rafaello Oliveira’s recent injury and much more.
Due to a hand injury, BJJ black belt Rafaello “Tractor” Oliveira has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming lightweight bout with UFC newcomer Reza Madadi in Nashville.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed four new bouts for UFC on FX 1 taking place Friday, Jan. 20, 2012, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
Brazilian lightweights Rafael Dos Anjos (15-5) and Gleison Tibau (23-7) have verbally agreed to fight at UFC 139 on Nov. 19 at UFC 139 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., the former home of Strikeforce.