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|Born||March 22, 1967|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st)|
|Rank||6th Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
1st Degree Black Belt in Judo
1st Degree Black Belt in Ruas Vale Tudo
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
André Pederneiras (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɐ̃ˈdɾɛ pedeʁˈnejɾɐʃ], born March 22, 1967) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist. André "Dedé" Pederneiras is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Carlson Gracie and also one of the two founders of team Nova União. He has trained notable Jiu Jitsu black belts such as BJ Penn, José Aldo, Vitor Ribeiro, Robson Moura, Marcus Aurélio, Renato Verissimo, Gustavo Dantas, Thales Leites, Joao Roque, Wagnney Fabiano, Leonardo Santos, Allan Goes, and Renan Barão.
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|4 matches||1 win||1 loss|
|Draw||1–1–2||Genki Sudo||Draw||C2K – Colosseum 2000||May 26, 2000||1||15:00||Japan|
|Draw||1–1–1||Caol Uno||Draw||VTJ 1999 – Vale Tudo Japan 1999||December 11, 1999||3||8:00||Tokyo, Japan|
|Loss||1–1||Pat Miletich||TKO (Doctor Stoppage)||UFC 21||July 16, 1999||2||2:20||Iowa, United States||For UFC Welterweight Championship|
|Win||1–0||Rumina Sato||KO (soccer kick and punches)||VTJ 1998 – Vale Tudo Japan 1998||October 25, 1998||1||4:09||Tokyo, Japan|
- Jiu-Jitsu.Net Andre Pederneiras August 2001 Interview URL accessed October 18, 2011.