About Kennedy Maciel
Brazilian jiu jitsu grappler who rose to fame while earning his colored belts. He earned the prestigious title of IBJJF World Champion as a purple belt in 2016 and brown belt in 2018.
He moved to the US in 2012 to begin training in jiu jitsu full-time.
He won the UAEJJF Abu Dhabi Pro Champion as a brown belt in 2018. He was promoted to black belt by his father in June 2018.
His father is legendary Brazilian jiu jitsu martial artist Rubens Charles.
He and Mikey Musumeci are both famous Brazilian jiu jitsu IBJJF world champions.