JP Buys is a professional mixed martial artist who currently competes in the Bantamweight division of the UFC. He has also fought in the flyweight division. A professional since 2015, he has a record of 6-2 in 6 amateur fights.
JP Buys' Early Life
JP Buys was born in 1997, in Brakpan, Gauteng South Africa. Not much known about his childhood and parents is known yet as he has recently entered the UFC.
In 2011, he started wrestling to become a better Rugby player. He then started to feel that to do individual sports are better because he is completely in control of everything that happens. He wrestled for a few years during his high school, and following his graduation, he had the whole image of becoming an Olympics wrestler. He began training full-time at an MMA gym to add extra tools in the game.
Later, Buys won “2012 African wrestling championship” as well as earned the 12th place at 2013 Cadet world wrestling championship. Additionally, he too held “Fightstars amateur bantamweight championship” and “EFC Worldwide flyweight champion”.
JP Buys' Net Worth and Endorsement
JP Buys is fully involved in MMA, thus his major source of income is MMA only as he has not revealed any information regarding his other business and endorsement deals. As of 2018, he is signed to UFC but has not competed in the official UFC match yet.
His exact figure of net worth and salary is under review. He is yet to make remarkable earning from his MMA career.
JP Buys' MMA Career
JP Buys has an undefeated amateur record of 6-0.
On 28th August 2015, JP Buys made his professional MMA debut against Baldwin Mdlalose at EFFC: Extreme Fighting Championship 43. He lost his first official fight via submission (Rear Naked Choke) in the first round. He is one of the MMA's young star, along with Mads Burnell and Galore Bofando.
In his second professional fight, he defeated Revan De Beer at EFC: Extreme Fighting Championship 47 in the round one, by Submission (Rear Naked Choke).
He next faced Abdul Hassan at EFC: Extreme Fighting Championship 49 on 13th May 2016. He won the fight by TKO in the round second.
JP Buys’ fourth fight came against Baldwin on 15th October 2016 at EFC 54: EFC Worldwide 54. He recorded his victory via submission (Triangle Choke) in the first round.
On 22nd August 2017, he appeared against Joby Sanchez at DWTNCS 7. He lost the fight in the second round through TKO.
JP Buys' Personal Life
Jp Buys, 21, is a private person. Till the date, he has not disclosed any information related to his love life, not even his relationship status. Though he actively surfs social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, he has not posted single photographs with a lady which could hint his love life.
As per our record, he is possibly single and unmarried. It seems that he is much focused on his MMA career rather than anything.
Talking about his physical appearances, JP Buys stands 5 feet 6 inches tall in height and has a perfect weight of 56 Kg.