Master Rafael Cordeiro, the head trainer of Kings MMA holds a black belt in Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, his extensive knowledge has led him to train thousands of fighters including a number of champions at the famous Chute Boxe gym in Brazil. During his 25 plus years as a coach, he has seen his students go on to win belts in the UFC, Pride, and medal a number of times at the ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships.
Drawing experience from his fighting career, which would see him win the Brazilian Muay Thai championship over 30 times, and become a lightweight champion in MMA he has handed black belts out to Anderson Silva, Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Wanderlei Silva, Fabricio Werdum and many more.
Fighting in no-holds barred fights before the unified rules came in to affect Cordeiro knows the value of wrapping your hands to avoid broken bones and damage to the area. His choice of hand wraps to support and protect his hands are the Revgear Gel Hand Wraps.
Master Cordeiro has first-hand experience of fighting and training and has seen the equipment and the sports evolve over the past 25 years, with this knowledge he has decided to stock Kings MMA with Revgear equipment to allow his fighters to train with gear of the highest quality, in this video Master Cordeiro shows us how the Revgear Bodyguard Belly Pad helps to develop the kicks of his MMA champions.
Cordeiro is currently helping Mauricio “Shogun” Rua train for his upcoming fight against Alexander Gustafsson, at UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz. Fans will be hoping the always exciting Shogun can deliver another one of his classic Cordeiro inspired, Muay Thai and BJJ assault, that was last seen in action as he dismantled Brandon Vera back in August.