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Zezinho Mota Biography.

Zezinho Mota was born on July 17, 1978, in Belem, Brazil. He started practicing martial arts beginning with Karate before he turned to Jiu-Jitsu. Zezinho started to become interested in martial arts when he saw his brother, Claudio Mota, with his friend Alexandre Quintella training in his backyard in the 80s Zezinho, watched the first UFC at his friend’s house, Alexandre Quintella, and was really impressed with Royce. Gracie’s heroics,  he started to train in 1997, Zezinho Mota’s first Jiu-Jitsu instructors were Robson Estevan  {Já Moreu} Black Belt Five Degree. A short time later, Zezinho switched to a different school and began his training with the prestigious Alexandre Quintella Black Belt Five Degree of the Master De La Riva, his childhood friend. He received all belts from Quintella. Zezinho Mota has trained law enforcement in Brazil, pro-MMA fighters U.S. & E.S., as well when could go to Rio de Janeiro to train and improve his Jiu-Jitsu with Master De La Riva. Zezinho moved to Madrid, Spain, in December 2006 and continued teaching Jiu-Jitsu. In 2009 he moved to the United States, where and started a new stage of his life teaching jiu-jitsu and changing the lives of many people in the states TX, WY, VA, WV, OH, PA now he returns Houston Texas his first home in the US for a new beginning with 7 Seas BJJ. During his professional fighting career in Jiu-Jitsu, Zezinho won several Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Brazil, Spain, and the U.S.

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