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"The Prodigy"

Wellington Turman

Middleweight Division

18-5-0 (W-L-D)

4

Wins by Knockout

7

Wins by Submission

6

Wins by Decision

Wellington Turman

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Info

Learn more about Wellington Turman's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Curitiba, Brazil
Trains at
Teixeira MMA & Fitness-Bethel, CT
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
25
Height
72.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 13, 2019
Reach
72.00
Leg reach
41.00

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2014
     
  • Has won six of his last nine
     
  • Last pre-UFC bout was April 2019 win over UFC Marcio Alexandre Jr.
     
  • Four wins by KO, seven by submission (4 RNC, 3 guillotine)
     
  • Eight first round finishes
     
  • Origin of nickname: “Because I’m very young, still.” 

 

UFC History

UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Turman won a three-round split decision over Sam Alvey
UFC Fight Night (6/19/21) Turman was knocked out by Bruno Silva at 4:45 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (8/8/20) Turman was knocked out by Andrew Sanchez at 4:14 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/16/19) Turman won a three round unanimous decision over Markus Perez
UFC Fight Night (7/13/19) Turman lost a three round split decision to Karl Roberson

 

Q&A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training martial arts just for sport. But I started to love fighting and things went very natural for me since.
What ranks and titles have you held? Imortal FC middleweight champion, CFP middleweight champion
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It`s a dream come true. I`ve worked so hard to fight here and it gives me the chance to make a career inside UFC.
What was your job before you started fighting? I never worked; I always focused myself on being an MMA fighter for a living.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: BJJ black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Rear naked choke 
Favorite Striking technique: High kick to the head