Kennedy Maciel is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt who competes in the featherweight division. The son of two-time ADCC champion Rubens 'Cobrinha' Charles, Maciel is often nicknamed "Cobrinha Jr.". Maciel is a 2019 ADCC silver medalist and a 2020 IBJJf Pan No-Gi champion. He was born in Sao Carlos, Brazil on January 2, 1997. He lives and trains in Los Angeles, CA and represents the Alliance team.
WNO: The Best of Kaynan Duarte, Rodolfo Vieira, Geo Martinez, Kennedy Maciel, and More
Dec 1, 2020A jiu-jitsu legend returns as Rodolfo Vieira takes on Kaynan Duarte at Who's Number One on December 11.
Catch Up With Kennedy Maciel Ahead Of Who's Number One
Nov 26, 2020Watch and see how [p: Kennedy Maciel] is preparing for his upcoming super fight with Geo Martinez at Who's Number One.
Fight To Win
May 18, 2020The biggest party in grappling, Fight to Win features non-stop submission-only gi and no-gi jiu-jitsu!
Mar 16, 20202017 was the year of the snake! Rubens "Cobrinha" Charles won the 'super grand slam', taking gold at the IBJJF Europeans, Pans, Brazilian Nationals and World Championships AND at the 2017 ADCC World Championships.