Kings Mma History
Rafael Cordeiro was born in Curitiba, Parana Brazil in June 3rd of 1973. Muay Thai black belt and Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt, Rafael was 3 times Brazilian Muay Thai Champion and IVC (International Vale Tudo Championship) Champion in MMA.
Former Chute Boxe Head Coach, responsible for champions as Wanderlei Silva, Anderson SIlva, Shogun, Murilo Ninja, etc. In 2010 moved to USA and opened his own gym, KINGS MMA.
Kings Mma was built to teach Martial Arts for Kids and Adult from beginners to professional level. Master Rafael Cordeiro believes that you first have to start with single martial arts, like Muay Thai and Jiu Jitsu, before training Mma, that’s why Kings Mma provides these martial arts classes for all levels and Mma classes for professional and amateur fighters.
In USA Rafael Cordeiro trains Fabricio Werdum, Lyoto Machida, Beneil Dariush, Nolan Ticman, Jake Ellenberger, Kelvin Gastelum, and fighters not only from different Mma events.
In 2012 and 2015 Master Rafael Cordeiro was Coach of the Year from Fighters Only and Kings Mma was 2 times nominated Best Gym of the Year.