Wellington "The Prodigy" Turman
FIGHTING STYLE: Jiu-Jitsu
HEIGHT: 6' 0"
LEG REACH: 41.00
WEIGHT: 170 lbs.
TEAM: Gile Ribeiro Team
NATIONALITY: Curitiba, Brazil
OUT OF: Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
Wellington Turman is an exciting mixed martial artist from São Paulo, Brazil. He currently fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is known for his high-level striking skills and aggressive style of fighting.
Turman began training MMA at a young age and quickly made a name for himself with his impressive performances on the regional circuit. After racking up multiple wins over notable opponents, he was eventually signed by the UFC in 2021.
Since entering the promotion, Turman has established himself as one of its most promising prospects. His first two fights were both victories – a TKO win over Makhmud Muradov and an impressive display against respected veteran Marvin Vettori which earned him “Fight of The Night” honors at UFC Fight Night: Vegas 14. This victory also earned him a spot in the top 15 rankings of middleweights in UFC’s official rankings, demonstrating just how far he had come since entering the promotion earlier that year.
In addition to his success inside the Octagon, Wellington is also highly active outside it too; spending time working with charities such as The Boys & Girls Club Of America to help support children throughout Brazil who are less fortunate than him and promoting healthy lifestyle choices amongst youth through physical activity programs across Sao Paulo state . All these activities further demonstrate Wellington’s passion for helping others reach their goals – something that has been key to his own success thus far in life .
Outside of martial arts , Wellington enjoys playing football (soccer) with friends , surfing along Brazilian coastlines when time permits , and studying BJJ under master Renato Tavares whenever possible . His love for traditional Brazilian culture can be seen through his Instagram where posts often feature captions written in Portuguese alongside English translations . A testament to how proud he is not only of being Brazilian but also partaking within such strong cultural traditions present throughout his hometown region .
As we look ahead into what promises to be another busy 12 months or so we will certainly be keeping our eyes on Wellington Turman as he continues to make waves around world within UFC ranks …