|Born||March 16, 1979|
|Other names||The Shark|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (160 lb; 11.7 st)|
|Fighting out of||Amsterdam, Netherlands|
|Team||Mike's Gym (2005-2009)
Gym Alkmaar (-2005)
Edwin van Os
Joerie "The Shark" Mes (born March 16, 1979) is a Dutch former welterweight kickboxer, fighting out of Mike's Gym in Amsterdam. He is 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.
Biography and career
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.
- 2005 It's Showtime 75MAX Trophy Tilburg Pool A winner
- WMTO European champion
- IPMTF Dutch (79 kg) champion
- 2000 MTBN Dutch (76 kg) champion
50 Wins (29 (T)KO's, 21 decisions), 12 Losses, 4 Draws
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
- "Profile Joerie Mes". www.fansofk1.com. Retrieved 2009-02-10.
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