26.7 C
New York
August 13, 2020
Worship Media
Blog

British MMA star, Jahreau Shepherd tragically dies at the age of 30

British MMA star, Jahreau Shepherd tragically dies at the age of 30

British MMA fighter, Jahreau Shepherd has tragically died at the age of 30

The welterweight champion, nicknamed ‘The Nightmare’ is believed to have died suddenly on Saturday, July 11, with no cause of death yet confirmed. 

The news of Shepherd’s sad passing was confirmed by his MMA promoters Contenders on Sunday. 

‘Everyone at Contenders is absolutely devastated to hear of Jahreau Shepherd‘s death,’ the post read. Jay, our welterweight champion, was hugely talented and great fun to be around, a big personality with a huge smile and infectious laugh.

‘Inside the cage, he was destined for the top – a champion in three different organisations with heavy hands and a warrior heart.

‘Our thoughts are with all his family and friends at this terrible time. Rest in peace, champ.’

Tributes were paid to Shepherd on social media after news of his death was made public. 

MMA commentator Michael Morgan paid his respects in a Twitter post on Sunday: ‘Absolutely shocked to hear the news this morning. A true gentleman inside and outside the cage. Rest in peace #UKMMA’s Jahreau Shepherd.’

?

The 30-year-old from London, defeated Quinten de Vreught in February to be crowned welterweight champion at Contenders 29. Shepherd was known for his pace and aggression and was also a member of the London Fight Factory. 

Click Here to Visit Orignal Source of Article http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2020/7/british-mma-star-jahreau-shepherd-tragically-dies-at-the-age-of-30-2.html

Related posts

Trump wears mask in public for first time during COVID-19 pandemic (photos)

LindaikejisBlog

Here are some of the damning accusations made by Johnny Depp and Amber Heard as their court case begin

LindaikejisBlog

Three killed, several others injured after man goes on stabbing spree in British Town’s Park

LindaikejisBlog

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy