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JP Buys

JP Buys

Nationality :South African
Date Of Birth :1996
Height :5 feet 6 inches
Weight :56 kg

JP Buys, also known as ‘Young Savage,’ is a South African Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, UFC Athlete, and Instagram personality from Brakpan, Gauteng. He is currently fighting out of Las Vegas, Nevada, in the United States of America. On July 31, 2021, it was announced that he and her wife Cheyanne Buys aka The Warrior Princess became the UFC’s second married couple (Ultimate Fighting Championship).


Full Real NameJ.P. Buys.
Stage NameYoung Savage.
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist.
Pro MMA Record9-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw).
Date of BirthApril 30, 1996.
Zodiac SignTaurus.
Age 27 years old.
Place of BirthBrakpan, Gauteng, South Africa.
Currently LivingLas Vegas, Nevada, The United States.
NationalitySouth African.
Marital StatusMarried.

JP Buys Biography, EarlyLife

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 doing individual sports are better because he is completely in control of everything that happens.

JP Buys Education

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’s Height, And Weight

Talking about his physical appearances, JP Buys stands 5 feet 6 inches tall in height and has a perfect weight of 56 Kg.


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’s Net Worth

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’s Wife, Marriage, Children

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.


What is the height of JP Buys?

His height is 5 feet 6 inches.

What is the age of JP Buys?

His age is 27 years as of 2023.

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