JEREMY Stephens has created an impressive career for himself in the boxing ring.
The star has amassed many boxing fans around the world, but who is he?
Who is boxer Jeremy Stephens?
Jeremy Stephens is an American professional mixed martial artist born in Des Moines, Iowa on May 26, 1986.
He was just eight years old when his parents divorced and he constantly switched between schools.
Growing up, Stephens played baseball, basketball, and competed in wrestling.
He was introduced to mixed martial arts by his grandfather who had also originally pushed Stephens to compete in wrestling.
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At age 16, he began mixed martial arts as an amateur and began full-time training when he reached 18 years old.
He was the UGC and MCC Lightweight Champion.
Stephens has been married to Cindy Lopez since September 2017.
Together they have two daughters.
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What is Jeremy Stephens' boxing record?
Jeremy Stephens made his MMA debut in 2005 in a promotion called Downtown Destruction.
He quickly rose through the ranks and in just two years had a record of 12 wins and just one loss.
Following his impressive performances, he was signed to the UFC and made his debut at UFC 71 in May 2007 – losing against Din Thomas.
He then went on a three-fight unbeaten streak before losing four fights with just one win.
However, that one win was against the dangerous Rafael dos Anjos.
By June 2011, Stephens had a record of 20 wins and six losses.
He then lost three straight fights and switched from the lightweight division to the featherweight division.
Here, he found immediate success with three back-to-back wins.
After his loss against Mateusz Gamrot, Stephens moved to PFL.
Since then he has won one fight and lost two.
He currently has a UFC record of 28 wins and 19 losses, with 1 No-contest.
What's Jeremy Stephens' net worth?
Jeremy has an estimated net worth of $3 million (£2.3 million).
His highest pay day was against Doo Ho Choi and Josh Emmett.
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In 2018, Stephens finished both fighters in the space of a month.
He took home $196,000 (£154,000) for both fights.
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