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Kennedy Maciel

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Kennedy Maciel is a Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) black belt, a promotion awarded by his father – legendary grappler Rubens Charles (also known as Cobrinha). Widely regarded as one of the top competitors of his generation, Kennedy Maciel started making waves in this sport during his colored belt campaigns. A time when he earned world titles at both the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) and the United Arab Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), two of BJJ’s most prestigious leagues.

Kennedy Maciel Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Kennedy Leonardo Maciel

Nickname: Cobrinha Junior

Lineage: Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Alexandre Paiva > Fernando Terere > Rubens Charles > Kennedy Maciel

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship No-Gi (2018)
  • 1st Place ACBJJ World Championship (2018 / 2019)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship No-Gi (2020)
  • 1st Place IBJJF American Nationals (2019)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Grand Slam, MIA (2020)
  • 2nd Place ADCC World Championship (2019)
  • 2nd Place CBJJ Brazilian Nationals (2022)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2018 brown, 2016 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pan Championship (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place ACBJJ North American Championship (2018 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World No-Gi Championship (2015 blue)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Juvenile World Championship (2014)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Juvenile World No-Gi Championship (2014/2013)
  • 1st Place IBJJF European Open (2016 purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2017 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World No-Gi Championship (2016 purple)

Favorite Position/Technique: De La Riva Hook

Weight Division: Peso Pluma (64,00 kg/141.5 lbs)

Team/Association: Alliance

Kennedy Maciel Biography

Kennedy Maciel was born on January 02, 1997, in São Carlos – a city located inside the Brazilian state of São Paulo.

Although the son of a jiu-jitsu legend – Rubens Charles Maciel, Kennedy was not “raised” on the mats as it’s been the case with so many other children of grappling legends. Instead, Rubens moved to the United States in 2007 and it was only in late 2012 that the young Maciel joined him in California and started his introduction to jiu-jitsu.

With his father by his side, Kennedy’s talent immediately started shining through. This was evident after his first IBJJF Pan medal (gold) in 2013, just a few months into his training.

Working almost immediately as a full-time grappler, Kennedy started helping his father with the kids’ classes. Through his hard work and dedication, Maciel conquered the lower belt divisions of the sport with repeated success at the World and European Open tournaments.

Kennedy’s many triumphs as a brown belt, particularly in 2018 a period in which Maciel went unbeaten with 7 gold medals in 7 tournaments, led his father Rubens Charles to promote the young Maciel to black belt on June 2018.

Cobrinha BJJ Instructional

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Kennedy Maciel Grappling Record

73 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    26 (36%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    6 (8%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    35 (48%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (7%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (1%)

35 SUBMISSIONS WINS

#214eb8
RNC
23
8
#86e620
Armbar
17
6
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
17
6
#d1212a
Triangle
14
5
#fad11b
Botinha
11
4
#f58822
Short choke
6
2
#224aba
Toe hook
3
1
#ff9124
Choke
3
1
#bf1f6c
Submission
3
1
#22c9a5
Crucifix choke
3
1
35
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
22 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    6 (27%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (9%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    4 (18%)
  • BY DECISION
    7 (32%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (5%)
  • BY EBI/OT
    1 (5%)

4 SUBMISSIONS LOSSES

#214eb8
Crucifix choke
25
1
#86e620
Armbar
25
1
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
25
1
#d1212a
Z Lock
25
1
4
(100%) SUBMISSIONS

Kennedy Maciel Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
17554Vitor MoraesLReferee DecisionGrand Slam LA69KG4F2018
17561Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoLPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA69KGRR2018
18869Cleber SousaCleber SousaLCrucifix chokeEuropean Open64KG4F2019
19562Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielLArmbarPan American70KG8F2019
21102Marcio AndreMarcio AndreLReferee DecisionF2W 11872KGSPF2019
21888Augusto MendesAugusto MendesLPts: 3x0ADCC66KGF2019
22468Cole FransonCole FransonLPts: 2x0SJJIF World NGABSSF2019
23196Horlando MonteiroHorlando MonteiroLPts: 6x6, AdvFresno OpenABSSF2020
24117Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielLPts: 2x0Pan American70KG4F2020
24521Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraLPts: 2x2, AdvAmerican Nats70KG4F2020
24610Jackson DouglasJackson DouglasLReferee DecisionAmerican NGNABS4F2020
25555Andy MurasakiAndy MurasakiLReferee DecisionEUG 170KG4F2021
26990Josh CisnerosJosh CisnerosLReferee DecisionF2W 17970KGSPF2021
27176Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLEBI/OTEmerald City65KGF2021
29441Jamil Hill-TaylorJamil Hill-TaylorLPts: 0x0, PenWorld Champ.70KG4F2021
30600Kevin MahechaKevin MahechaLChoke from backMiami WO76KGF2022
30614Guilherme RochaGuilherme RochaLPts: 2x0Miami WOABSSF2022
31542Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraLReferee DecisionPan American70KGR12022
32063Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyLPts: 8x2Brasileiro70KGF2022
32790Ismael SantosIsmael SantosLDQWorld Champ.70KG8F2022
33279Danilo MoreiraDanilo MoreiraLReferee DecisionAmerican Nat.70KGSF2022
34866Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraLZ LockADCC66KG4F2022
16810Pablo MantovaniPablo MantovaniWPts: 2x0ACBJJ World65KG4F2018
16811Alex SodreAlex SodreWPts: 2x0ACBJJ World65KGSF2018
16812Victor MoraesWPts: 4x2ACBJJ World65KGF2018
17256Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraWPointsLas Vegas Open70KG4F2018
17258Cole FransonCole FransonWPointsLas Vegas Open70KGSF2018
17259Jonathan BurenWArmbarLas Vegas Open70KGF2018
17559Rodrigo CardosoWPts: 2x0Grand Slam LA69KGRR2018
18044Mayko AraujoMayko AraujoWPointsSJJIF Worlds70KGSF2018
18046Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWTriangleSJJIF Worlds70KGF2018
18160Spencer NogawaWArmbarLong Beach Open70KGSF2018
18162Bruno ValdivimoWChoke from backLong Beach Open70KGF2018
18571Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielWRNCNoGi Worlds67KGR12018
18579Sergio CalderonSergio CalderonWToe hookNoGi Worlds67KGR22018
18586Gabriel MarangoniGabriel MarangoniWPts: 0x0, AdvNoGi Worlds67KG4F2018
18590Pablo MantovaniPablo MantovaniWPts: 5x0NoGi Worlds67KGSF2018
18592Gilson NunesGilson NunesWPts: 2x0NoGi Worlds67KGF2018
19370Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 4x2LA BJJ Pro70KGSF2019
19371Pedro MendesWPts: 4x2LA BJJ Pro70KGF2019
20430Brandon WalenskyBrandon WalenskyWChokeSan Diego Open70KG4F2019
20433Joao MendesJoao MendesWPts: 2x0San Diego Open70KGSF2019
20434Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraWChoke from backSan Diego Open70KGF2019
20582Thiago AbudThiago AbudWBotinhaWorld Champ.70KGR12019
20895Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraWArmbarAmerican NG Nats67KGSF2019
20896Thiago CintraWRNCAmerican NG Nats67KGF2019
20913Orlando CastilloWTriangleAmerican Nats70KG4F2019
20914Joao MendesJoao MendesWPointsAmerican Nats70KGSF2019
20915Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraWReferee DecisionAmerican Nats70KGF2019
21023Ayub MagomadovWPts: 2x0ACB World Champ.70KGSF2019
21024Victor MoraesWPts: 0x0, AdvACB World Champ.70KGF2019
21218Song HyeonkeunWChoke from backGrand Slam TYO69KG4F2019
21222Jan BasoWChoke from backGrand Slam TYO69KGSF2019
21224Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvGrand Slam TYO69KGF2019
21857R. AlvarengaWTriangleADCC66KGR12019
21860Richard AlarconRichard AlarconWPts: 2x0ADCC66KG4F2019
21886Tye RuotoloTye RuotoloWRNCADCC66KGSF2019
22444Richard AlvarezWPointsSJJIF Worlds70KGSF2019
22464Cole FransonCole FransonWPts: 4x0SJJIF World NG67KGSF2019
22465Geoffrey VillarrealWBotinhaSJJIF World NG67KGF2019
23188Joel SantiagoWSubmissionFresno Open70KGSF2020
23189Rodrigo CardosoWCrucifix chokeFresno Open70KGF2020
23901Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoWReferee DecisionF2W 15170KGSPF2020
23983Joao MendesJoao MendesWPts: 2x1Grand Slam MIA69KG4F2020
23986Rodrigo CardosoWTriangleGrand Slam MIA69KGSF2020
23987Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWArmbarGrand Slam MIA69KGF2020
24098Eric LlerenaWPointsPan American70KGR12020
24111R. LopesWPts: 21x0Pan American70KG8F2020
24352Junny OcasioJunny OcasioWArmbarF2W 15665KGSPF2020
24425Guilherme RochaGuilherme RochaWReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.67KG4F2020
24426Orlando CastilloWShort chokeNo Gi Pan Am.67KGSF2020
24428Gabriel SousaGabriel SousaWBotinhaNo Gi Pan Am.67KGF2020
24518Cameron GravesWPts: 29x0American Nats70KGR12020
24581Alex HodiWShort chokeAmerican NGN67KGSF2020
24582Windson RamosWPts: 4x0American NGN67KGF2020
24824Geo MartinezGeo MartinezWReferee DecisionWNO 5SPF66KG2020
25068Diego OliveiraDiego OliveiraWReferee DecisionF2W 16365KGSPF2021
25724Josh CisnerosJosh CisnerosWRNCF2W 16965KGSPF2021
27162Jeff MockWTriangleEmerald City65KGR12021
27170Frank RosenthalFrank RosenthalWRNCEmerald City65KG4F2021
27174Keith KrikorianKeith KrikorianWEBI/OTEmerald City65KGSF2021
30382Victor MotaWArmbarAtlanta WO70KG4F2022
30384Yuta ShimadaYuta ShimadaWPts: 6x0Atlanta WO70KGF2022
30597Joao AlbuquerqueWBotinhaMiami WO76KG4F2022
30598Leo SilvaLeo SilvaWPts: 0x0, AdvMiami WO76KGSF2022
30609Francisco CuneoFrancisco CuneoWPts: 0x0, AdvMiami WOABSR12022
30611Lucas LisboaWPts: 0x0, AdvMiami WOABS4F2022
30849Nathanael MartinezWN/ALA Open70KGR12022
30853Josh CisnerosJosh CisnerosWPts: 4x2LA Open70KGSF2022
32060Samuel NagaiSamuel NagaiWPts: 2x0Brasileiro70KG4F2022
32061Diego SodreDiego SodreWPts: 4x2Brasileiro70KGSF2022
33276Antonio SmithWChoke from backAmerican Nat.70KG4F2022
33349Huthayfah PenneyWRNCAmerican NGN70KGSF2022
33351Emilio HernandezEmilio HernandezWRNCAmerican NGN70KGF2022
34863Geo MartinezGeo MartinezWRNCADCC66KGR12022

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