Hello Jeremy, for starters, could you introduce yourself to our readers?
My name is Jeremy Kimball I train at the mma lab in Arizona and Shingitai Jujitsu in Colorado.
When you started with martial arts?
I started training MMA at a very young age, my dad has been my main coach since I was about 13.
Have you always been into martial arts, or were you interested in othersports too?
I enjoy playing other sports but MMA has always been my passion, I have trained hard and lived for this sport my whole life.
How old were you when you first stepped in the ring?
I first stepped in the ring about two months after my 18th birthday and I went pro that same year.
Which is the victory in your career that you treasure the most?
I treasure every victory and every time I win that’s the one I treasure the most.
Many people think that martial arts are not a sport at all, but violence. What is your message to those people?
There is definitely violence in this sport but it is much more then that, the training that fighters put in the time we spend away from our family the work we put in everyday makes this one of the most legit sports out there. It’s not two people who just decided to fight going at it that day, it takes months and months of preparation and discipline to make it to the fight.
Describe yourself in three words?
A real Grizzly
What are your goals and wishes?
My goals are to win the Ffc title and keep winning Every fight after that no matter where I end up.
Can you tell us more about your last fight in FFC ?
I enjoyed everything about my last fight, the experience was great, the FFC staff treated me very well and I knocked out my opponent very fast. I’m excited to get back in there.
What goes up in your mind when walking into the ring –are you focused on the fight, what is the level of nervousness and adrenalin?
When I walk to the ring I know I’m better than the person I am fighting and I am focused 100 percent at the task at hand my nerves are gone and I am excited to prove myself yet again.
What is your life motto?
Train hard, win easy
If you look back on your career, would you change anything or decide otherwise?
I would never change anything in my career my path is mine and mine alone and I love everything I’ve been through and I have worked for everything
You have a confirmed title fight against Maro Perak at FFC 27 Zagreb in few weeks . What can we expect from this fight ?
What you can expect from this work is FIREWORKS
My message to Perak is, let’s have fun and give the crowd something special
Where and with who do you train?
I train with MMA Lab in Arizona and Shingitai Jujitsu in Colorado. John Crouch and Ernest Kimball are my two head coaches
You fought in FFC. Your opinion of FFC?
I love FFC it is an amazing organization to fight for, and they bring excited fights in MMA and Kickboxing.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Hopefully in ten years I will have made my money from fighting and I can be retired and coaching a room full of fighters
What kind of a man is Jeremy in private ?
I am a quiet guy who is loyal to my friends and family and enjoy teaching the next generation of fighters
Which fight do you remember best?
One of the fights I remember the best is against Perry Filkins in Bellator mma, it was a great fight that was rough on both of us.
What do you do in your free time?
In my free time I spend my time with my family and I coach MMA fighters
What is your favourite food?
I don’t have a favorite food, all food is good.
Your message to fans and friends?
My message to my fans and team is, I am going to fight with everything I have inside of me, I will do my very best to bring this belt home and make everyone happy!