Bad Boy Jeremy Scheepers was born on July 9,
1982. He is in the Light Heavyweight division and has a record of
4-6. His trainer is Rod Young and his club is the Black
In a Bad Boy interview, Scheepers told a little
about himself. "Well where to start," he began. "I
would say I am a nice guy, but who loves to get in the ring and
do damage. I am not even sure about my fighting record, all that
counts is that there are more wins than losses. As for my
fighting style, it depends on who I am fighting so I would have
to say every style. I can throw big leather and mix it up on the
ground with some huge takedowns. I train under father and son Rod
Young and Clinton Young from the Black Dragons of East London,
When asked his thoughts about his
future in MMA in South Africa, Jeremy commented, "In the
past 7 years I've been fighting in the MMA, the sport has
continued to grow in leaps and bounds with every passing fight
night so I think there is a bright future for all MMA fighters,
old and new."
Jeremy's first fight was on February 26, 2005 at AFC-All
or Nothing. He fought and lost against Neil Henegan due to TKO
His second fight went better. Up against Wade Henderson in
EFCA-Extreme Fighting Championship Africa 1, he won TKO via
Then came Fight Force 3-King of the Cage in Durban, South
Africa on December 3, 2009 against Jacques Joubert. Jeremy won
via TKO by punches.
Fight Force 4 would be a winner for Sheepers as well when in
February of 2010 he defeated Magiel Opperman by submission
Fight Force 5, however was no so good for Jeremy though.
Paul van Vuuren defeated him by submission due to rear naked
choke in the first round, breaking two of
Jeremyâ€™s ribs in the process.
Fight Force 6 and 7 were disappointing too. Once again facing
off with a rematch with van Vuuren in FF6, Jeremy lost by way of
submission then lost to James Rennie via TKO in FF7.
But he was back at his game for Fight Force 11-Aftermath on
January 30, 2011 when he enjoyed a victory over Danie van Heerden
On March 3, 2011, Scheepers fought Sascha Ernst in XFC
Africa-Fight Club 5 but lost via submission (armbar).
Scheepers admits that one of his favorite things about MMA is
bringing arrogant guys down to size. Looks like he has his work
cut out for him.
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