Who is Rafael Cordeiro trainer of Mike Tyson for fight vs Jake Paul, bio, age, height, wife and gym

Who is Rafael Cordeiro trainer of Mike Tyson for fight vs Jake Paul, bio, age, height, wife and gym

Here is all you need to know about Brazilian MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro, the trainer of Mike Tyson including his age, career, bio and more 

Mike Tyson and Jake Paul square off in the ring on July 20, and Rafael Cordeiro and the boxing legend’s coach is eager to get his fighter ready for battle.

Famous MMA trainer Cordeiro will be Tyson’s coach as he gets ready for his July 20th matchup with Jake. The 50-year-old Brazilian, who opened the Kings MMA club in 2010, was once a professional martial arts fighter.

Who is Rafael Cordeiro trainer of Mike Tyson for boxing fight vs Jake Paul, bio, age, height, wife and gym

Among the most accomplished world champions in UFC history have learned from Rafael Cordeiro. Here is all you need to know about him.

Who is Rafael Cordeiro?

Rafael Cordeiro is a Brazilian mixed martial arts (MMA) coach and the owner of Kings MMA Gym. He was born on June 1, 1973 in Curitiba, Brazil. The 50-year-old stands 5-ft 10 in and weights 155 lb (70 kg; 11.1 st).

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A look at Rafael Cordeiro’s career

Rafael’s work as an MMA world champion trainer is what made him most famous. Cordeiro was a fighter who trained in Muay Thai and mixed martial arts at the Chute Boxe Academy. He won the lightweight division at the International Vale Tudo Championship (IVC) and the Brazilian Muay Thai championship three times.

After quitting professional competition in 1999, Cordeiro began working as a full-time coach at Chute Boxe, a position he held until 2009. He relocated to the US in 2008, and in Huntington Beach, California, he founded Kings MMA, his own gym, in 2010.

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He had previously worked as an instructor at the “Chute Boxe Academy” in Brazil before he and partner Ricardo Testai opened the Kings MMA facility.

In 2012 and 2016, Cordeiro was named the MMA Coach of the Year. When Mike Tyson, a former heavyweight boxing champion, faced Roy Jones Jr. in an exhibition match in 2020, Cordeiro served as his trainer and cornerman.

The coach has trained fighters like Anderson Silva, Mauricio Rua, Fabricio Werdum, Rafel dos Anjos, Cris Cyborg, and Lyoto Machida, the former UFC Champions.

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Rafael Cordeiro’s wife and kids

Rafael Cordeiro is married to Luciane Cordeiro. The two welcomed three kids together, two daughters and a son namely, Naomi, Serena, and Raphael.

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