Mixed Martial Arts Career
Nover was born and raised in Brooklyn. He was born into a Filipino and American family. He trained with Sifu Ralph Mitchell at Universal Defense Systems which covers Filipino Arnis (similar to Filipino Kali/Eskrima), Muay Thai, Kick Boxing, Kung-Fu, Judo, Jeet Kun Do and Savate. He attended Kingsborough Community College and works in a Brooklyn hospital as a registered nurse. Phillipe completed his Bachelor's degree at SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He began training in martial arts at age ten and attended Leon Goldstein High School. Nover holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Alexander "Soca" Freitas. He has been fighting Pro MMA since 2003. Currently Nover has been training at Renzo Gracie Academy in New York City, Edge Wrestling in New Jersey, and Church St. Boxing gym in Tribeca New York under his trainer Jason Strout.
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