The Valente family story in Miami began 20 years ago.

Grandmaster Helio, Professor Pedro Valente and Grandmaster Rorion celebrating after UFC 1 in 1993

@PedroValenteVB: “Today (Saturday, August 17, 2013) marks the 20th anniversary of my arrival in Miami. On Aug 17, 1993 I was 18 years old and could not imagine the amazing journey that was beginning. I am grateful to this great land for these amazing years and look fwd to many more.”

Via Professor Pedro Valente’s Instagram account.