Joerie Mes

Joerie "The Shark" Mes (born March 16, 1979) is a Dutch former welterweight kickboxer, fighting out of Mike's Gym in Amsterdam. He is a former Dutch and European Muay Thai champion who later competed in K-1 MAX. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest combination specialists in kickboxing history. After his kickboxing career he worked as a history teacher in Amsterdam for several years. He is now a fulltime kickboxing coach at Mike's Gym.[1]

Joerie Mes
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Born (1979-03-16) March 16, 1979 (age 41)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Other namesThe Shark
NationalityNetherlands Dutch
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)
DivisionWelterweight
StyleMuay Thai
Fighting out ofAmsterdam, Netherlands
TeamMike's Gym (2005-2009)
Gym Alkmaar (-2005)
TrainerMike Passenier
Edwin van Os
Years active1996–2009
Kickboxing record
Total66
Wins50
By knockout29
Losses12
By knockout5
Draws4
last updated on: July 14, 2009

Biography and careerEdit

Joeri grew up in Amsterdam (Amsterdam Noord). As a kid, he excelled in field hockey, as a goalie. As he felt field hockey was not for him, he tried soccer for a short while, before he got involved in kick boxing.

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Kickboxing recordEdit

Kickboxing record

Legend:   Win   Loss   Draw/No contest   Notes

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile Joerie Mes". www.fansofk1.com. Retrieved 2009-02-10.