“Thanks to Jiu-Jitsu, I became a plastic surgeon”. Said Grandmaster Pedro Valente in this interview to Sportv show. Don’t forget to turn the english closed caption on, if you don’t understand portuguese. Dr. Pedro Valente Sr was awarded the highest degree in the art (Red Belt) and the title of grand master, after fifty-five years of training under the direct tutelage of Grandmaster Helio Gracie. In May, 2016, Dr. Pedro fought a long battle with a life-threatening disease that sadly took his life. His sons Pedro Jr., Joaquim and Guilherme own the Valente Brothers Jiu-Jitsu Miami.