JP Buys

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JP Buys

JP Buys

Who is JP Buys?

JP Buys, better known as ‘Young Savage,’ is a South African Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter, UFC Athlete, and Instagram personality from Brakpan, Gauteng. JP Buys is currently based in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.

On July 31, 2021, it was reported that he and her wife Cheyanne Buys dubbed The Warrior Princess became the UFC’s second married pair (Ultimate Fighting Championship).

Early life and Childhood

JP Buys, a very accomplished sports celebrity, was born to his parents on April 30, 1996, making him 26 years old as of 2022.

His birthday is April 30th, and he is born under the Taurus solar sign, which is one of the earth’s signs.

Buys was born in Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa.

He has a special affinity with his mother, Jacky Buys.

On Mother’s Day, he published a post for her in which he expressed his love for his mother and expressed his desire to see her back home.

He grew up alongside his sibling. JP frequently mentioned his father, Johan Buys, on his social media sites.

Education Details

JP Buys has not published his education information.

More Facts about JP Buys

Full Real Name J.P. Buys.
Known As Being the Husband of Cheyanne Buys (fellow MMA Fighter).
Stage Name Young Savage.
Profession Mixed Martial Artist.
Pro MMA Record 9-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw).
Date of Birth April 30, 1996.
Zodiac Sign Taurus.
Age (as of 2021) 25 years old.
Place of Birth Brakpan, Gauteng, South Africa.
Currently Living Las Vegas, Nevada, The United States.
Ethnicity Mixed.
Nationality South African.
Marital Status Married.
Wife Cheyanne Buys ‘The Warrior Princess’.
Net worth (approx.) USD 450K – 500K (approx.).
Height (approx.) In Feet Inches: 5′ 5″
In Meters: 1.65 m
In Centimetres: 165 cm
Weight (approx.) In Kilograms: 58 kg
In Pounds: 125 lbs
Hair Color Dark Brown.
Eye Color Brown.
Tattoos? Yes
Religion Christianity.

Professional Career

Buys began his profession when he was 19 years old. On July 10, 2014, he defeated Ntando Zama in his debut match at African Fight League 21, and he won.

Later that year, on October 25, Buys defeated Leonard Gregory in Fightstar FC 9.

This MMA fighter also defeated TC Khusu and Norman Lekgothoane in a battle in 2014.

On February 28, 2015, he faced Jaydee Van Der Merwe in his next fight.

JP won every match in his early career. Young Savage was pronounced the winner of his last amateur battle against Roevan De Beer.

Young Savage MMA Fights & UFC Championship

On July 11, 2015, he made his professional debut at EFC Worldwide 41, defeating Josemare Emerson Octavio with a Rear Naked Choke.

On August 27, 2015, JP was defeated by Baldwin Mdlalose for the first time in his career.

Later, in 2016, he returned and defeated Baldwin Mdlalose, Abdul Hassan, and Roevan De Beer.

During the 2017 DW Contender Series, he competed against Joby Sanchez and lost.

He defeated Gamzat Magomedov and Philippe Rouch in 2018.

JP Buys
JP Buys is an MMA fighter. Source: essentiallysports

Young Savage defeated Luthando Biko in the EFC Worldwide 78 on April 13, 2019. He defeated Cristian Rodriguez, Jr. by Ground & Pound the next year.

JP defeated Jacob Silva in Contender Series 2020, but he was defeated by Bruno Silva in UFC Fight Night on March 20, 2021.

He was set to face Francisco Figueiredo on August 5, 2021, but the match was canceled.

Net Worth and Salary

JP Buys net worth is USD 450K – 500K.

Relationship Status

Cheyanne Buys and Young Savage ‘The Warrior Princess’ have been dating for quite some time.

They met because they shared a common interest.

She began as pals and then became best buddies.

He proposed to his fiancée in 2019, and the couple married on June 29, 2019, in a private ceremony.

They live in a luxurious apartment in Las Vegas, Nevada, with five pets, including three dogs named Kash, Angel, and Maya, and two pet cats named Benjamin.

Young Savage frequently expresses his feelings for his partner on Instagram. In one of his Instagram postings, he stated:

I’d rather have a horrible relationship with you than a wonderful relationship with someone else. I’d rather be with you in a storm than be secure and cozy by myself; I’d rather experience difficult times together than easy times apart.”

Body Measurement

JP Buys’s height is 5 feet and 5 inches. He has a weight of roughly 58 kg.

Social Media

He is active on Instagram as wrestling_jp.

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  • Buys is currently fighting out of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States.
  • He shares a very precious bond with his mother Jacky Buys.
  • He was raised alongside his brother.
  • JP even featured his father named Johan Buys numerous times on his social media accounts.
  • They met with each other via their common interest.
  • His debut match took place against Ntando Zama during African Fight League 21 on July 10, 2014, and he came out as a winner.
  • For the first time in his career, JP lost to Baldwin Mdlalose on August 27, 2015.
  • Buys net worth is USD 450K – 500K.