Furqan Cheema and Jahreau Shepherd will meet in a great Welterweight bout at FightStar Championship 18 on Saturday 6th July at the Brentford Fountain Leisure Centre.
Jahreau “The Nightmare” Shepherd (3-2) returns to the cage after settling a long-standing feud with Calvin Reynolds at MTK MMA in April. Shepherd put on a clinical performance that left his rival bloody and battered after two rounds of action. The Pound for Pound product has been working with MMA coach and fighter Jeremy Petley at London Fight Factory. Jahreau recently traveled to Sweden with his teammate Alex Montagnani to train at the All Stars Training Center.
Jahreau Shepherd punches Calvin Reynolds at MTK MMA – Photo by Ben Bowles
Furqan “The Lion” Cheema (1-0) defeated Dan Hunter in his professional debut at Combat Challenge 23 in March. Cheema holds a great amateur record of 8-1 with 6 finishes inside the cage. Furqan has been working on his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with Jamie Paxman at Gracie Barra Huddersfield.
The card will stream live on www.mmatv.co.uk