Gray Maynard awarded a BJJ blue belt by Jose Aldo, BJ Penn’s master Andre Pederneiras
In Rio de Janeiro since December 21st to train with UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, lightweight contender Gray Maynard had a nice surprise in training on Monday, at Nova Uniao’s training center. The fighter was honored by the team leader, Andre Pederneiras, with the blue belt at Jiu-Jitsu. “Training gi Jiu-Jitsu at Nova União. I received my blue belt tonight from Andre Pederneiras! I’m honored”, said Maynard on his Twitter account.