Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Carlson Gracie> Ricardo De La Riva>Alexey Cruz > Alexandre Quintella.
Alexandre Quintella has maintained an exceptional career in the martial arts, with over 30 years of experience … Alex is a fourth degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Ricardo Dela Riva and Alexey Pikerel, a first degree Black Belt in Shotokan Karate, under the esteemed Yoshizo Machida, Black Kroung under Grand Master Luiz Alves and Master Artur Mariano and is a professor of Muay-Thai Kickboxing.He has graduated over 30 students to the rank of Black Belt, as well as having awarded Purple Belt to UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion, Lyoto Machida! Currently, Alex operates several academies in Brazil, as well as in the U.S.During his professional fighting career in Brazil, Alex won several Jiu-Jitsu State Championships, as well as National Karate Championships. He maintained a flawless record in Muay-Thai with 10 wins and 0 losses, as well as in “Vale Tudo” (Bare-Knuckle MMA) with 10 wins and 0 losses.Since retiring from professional fighting, Alex has built one of the most successful teams around; his students have won Local, State, and even International accolades!At Quintella MMA, you will truly receive the most authentic Mixed Martial Arts instruction around, which differs-none from the early days of Brazilian Full-Contact Fighting Competition – The predecessor to what we know today.Miitary ResumeFounder of the old Tactical Police Company ( aka ROTAM) in combat and self defense.Founder of the old Special Operations Company ( aka COE) in combat and self defense.BODYGUARD Of the president and other political members of ALEPA (State of para political board)Alex has taught courses to DELCO SWAT TEAM in Pensilvânia. Pa.