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Jeremiah Wells

Welterweight Division

11-2-0 (W-L-D)

5

Fight Win Streak

5

Wins by Knockout

4

Wins by Submission

Jeremiah Wells

athlete record

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Info

Learn more about Jeremiah Wells' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Philadelphia, United States
Trains at
Daniel Gracie Team
Fighting style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Age
35
Height
69.00
Weight
171.00
Octagon Debut
Jun. 26, 2021
Reach
74.00
Leg reach
40.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2012
     
  • Four wins by KO, four by submission (4 RNC)
     
  • On five-fight winning streak
     
  • Has won seven of his last eight
     
  • Four first-round finishes
     
  • Owns 2018 win over UFC vet Jon Manley

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (6/18/22) Wells knocked out Court McGee at 1:34 of the first round 
UFC 271 (2/12/22) Wells submitted Blood Diamond via rear naked choke at 4:38 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (6/26/21) Wells knocked out Warlley Alves at :30 of the second round

 

Q&A
When and why did you start training for fighting?
  I started in 2011.  People doubted me about fighting when I said I could, so I wanted to prove them wrong.  I ended up falling in love with the sport.
What ranks and titles have you held?  I’m ranked #1 in PA, I’m the champion of CES and CFFC in the welterweight division. 
What does it mean for you fight in the UFC?  My ultimate goal was to be in UFC and I was waiting for a long time for the opportunity.
What was your job before you started fighting?  Construction worker
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition: 7-1, and I won two amateur belts
Ranks in any martial arts styles:  Black belt in BJJ
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke
Favorite Striking technique:  Overhand