Helio Gracie Day 2017

Pedro, Gui and Joaquim Valente along with the entire Valente Brothers family celebrated the life of Grandmaster Helio Gracie. Born on October 1st 1913 in Belem, Para, Brazil, Helio Gracie became one of the greatest proponents of jujutsu in modern history. 

A Valente Brothers Blue Belt

Alistair Overeem being promoted to Blue Belt by brothers Pedro, Gui, and Joaquim Valente

Alistair Overeem being promoted to Blue Belt by brothers Pedro, Gui, and Joaquim Valente

Alistair Overeem became the newest Valente Brothers Blue Belt. Alistair began training at VB in 2014. Alistair resides in between Miami Beach and Albuquerque, New Mexico where he is a member of the Jackson Wink MMA team, Alistair is one of the most condecorated combat sports athletes ever holding world titles in Kickboxing and MMA. According to the UFC Heavyweight contender he chose VB as his source for Jiu-jitsu because he wanted to learn the roots and foundations of the gentle art. 

Sergei Kharitonov and Alistair Overeem at Valente Brothers

Sergei Kharitonov and Alistair Overeem at Valente Brothers