|Born||2 September 1970|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg; 16.1 st)|
|Division||Super Heavyweight (kickboxing)
|Team||Team Gary Turner|
|Rank||1st Degree black belt in Judo
1st Degree black belt in Ju-Jitsu
2nd Degree black belt in Kickboxing
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
Gary Turner (born 2 September 1970) is an English professional mixed martial artist who fought in the Cage Rage and K-1 promotions. Turner was the K-1 UK Grand Prix champion in 2003 and 2004. As a mixed martial artist, he currently holds a record of 4-2-1 with notable victories over Tank Abbott and former British Heavyweight boxing champion, Julius Francis.
Mixed martial arts career
Turner made his professional MMA debut in 1999 with a win over Joe Akano. After fighting once more seven months later Turner did not fight in a professional MMA bout again until 2007 when he joined Cage Rage. On 21 April 2007, he made his Cage Rage debut in a bout against American former UFC fighter Tank Abbott which he won by TKO after 2:31 of the opening round.
He continued with Cage Rage, winning his next two fights against Brazilian Edson Drago and former British heavyweight boxer Julius Francis before suffering his first defeat against Mostapha Al-turk by submission in March 2008 which was to be his final fight in Cage Rage as the promotion folded at the end of 2008. His last MMA bout was in April 2009, losing a split decision to Valdas Pocevicius in Croatia.
- 2006 W.P.K.C. super heavyweight world champion +95 kg (K-1 Rules)
- 2005 K-1 Scandinavia Grand Prix runner up
- 2004 K-1 Battle of Britain champion
- 2003 K-1 Battle of Britain champion
- 1997 W.A.K.O. Pro heavyweight European champion -94 kg (Full-Contact)
- 1996 W.A.K.O. Pro super cruiserweight British champion -88 kg (Low-Kick)
- 1995 W.K.A. super cruiserweight British champion -90 kg (Full-Contact)
- 1995 W.A.K.O. Pro heavyweight British champion -94 kg (Low-Kick)
- 1997 W.A.K.O. World Championships in Gdansk, Poland (Full-Contact)
- 1996 W.A.K.O. European Championships in Belgrade, Serbia & Montenegro -91 kg (Full-Contact)
- 1994 W.A.K.O. European Championships in Helsinki, Finland (Full-Contact)
- 1992 W.A.K.O. European Championships in Varna, Bulgaria (Light-Contact)
- 2001 W.C.J.J.O. World Championships in Jersey, UK (Teams)
- 2001 W.C.J.J.O. World Championships in Jersey, UK (Individual)
- 2000 I.S.J.A. World Championships in Leeds, UK (Teams)
- 2000 I.S.J.A. World Championships in Leeds, UK (Individual)
- 1999 J.J.I.F. European Championships in Leeds, UK
- 1998 J.J.I.F. World Championships in Berlin, Germany
- 1998 W.C.J.J.O. World Championships in Reno, USA (Teams)
- 1998 W.C.J.J.O. World Championships in Reno, USA (Individual)
- 1998 I.S.J.A. World Championships in Vancouver, Canada (Teams)
- 1998 I.S.J.A. World Championships in Vancouver, Canada (Individual)
- 1997 J.J.I.F. European Championships in Paris, France 
- 1996 I.S.J.A. World Championships in West Virginia, USA (Teams)
- 1996 I.S.J.A. World Championships in West Virginia, USA (Individual)
- 1995 W.C.J.J.O. World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand (Teams)
- 1995 W.C.J.J.O. World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand (Individual)
- 1996 British Schools champion
- 1992 Golden Dragon Cup in Rimini, Italy tournament champion
Professional Kickboxing Record
|Pro Kickboxing Record|
Legend: Win Loss Draw/No contest Notes
Mixed martial arts record
|Professional record breakdown|
|7 matches||4 wins||2 losses|
|Loss||4-2-1||Valdas Pocevicius||Decision (split)||NG 4 - Noc Gladiatora 4||April 25, 2009||3||5:00||Dubrovnik, Croatia|
|Loss||4-1-1||Mostapha al-Turk||Submission (punches)||Cage Rage 25||March 8, 2008||1||3:19||London, England|
|Win||4-0-1||Julius Francis||Submission (punches)||Cage Rage 23||September 22, 2007||2||2:17||London, England|
|Win||3-0-1||Edson Claas Vieira||TKO (corner stoppage)||Cage Rage 22||July 14, 2007||2||5:00||London, England|
|Win||2-0-1||Tank Abbott||TKO (punches)||Cage Rage 21||April 21, 2007||1||2:31||London, England|
|Draw||1-0-1||Lee MacGuinness||Draw||Total Fight KRG 5||October 3, 1999||2||5:00||Buckinghamshire, England|
|Win||1-0||Joe Akano||KO||Night Of The Samurai 3||March 7, 1999||2||N/A||Milton Keynes, England|
- (c) Gary Turner. "Home - Gary 'Smiler' Turner". garyturner.co.uk.
- "Gary Turner - Primex (Shows titles - note that some dates e.g. W.A.K.O. have been corrected)". homepages.primex.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-19.
- "fighter's profile - Gary Turner (K-1 record only)". www.fansofk1.com. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
- "Shin Do Kumate' X Results (Fight against Duke Roufus - gives Turner record of 27-9)". www.shindokumate.com. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
- "Shin Do Kumaté XI Results". www.shindokumate.com. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
- "Shin Do Kumate' X Results". www.shindokumate.com. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
- "Turner takes 12th title". www.getsurrey.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
- "Fight Night - Svájc / eredmények - Fight.hu (Hungarian language)". www.getsurrey.co.uk. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
- "www.thefightgame.tv". www.thefightgame.tv. Retrieved 2011-05-18.
- "Kick Boxing a Trieste (Italian language)". www.artimarziali.org. Retrieved 2011-05-18.