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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.


Mic'd Up: Cobrinha & Kennedy Coach Jalen Fonacier To World Title

Jun 1, 2024

Brown belt roosterweight Jalen Fonacier battles his way to gold with the support of legendary coach Cobrinha and superstar black belt Kennedy Maciel at the 2024 IBJJF World Championships.