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Tyron Woodley Biography, Wiki, Net Worth, Age, Height, Record, UFC Career

Tyron Woodley Biography: Tyron Woodley is a professional MMA fighter from the United States. He is a former UFC Welterweight Champion who defended his crown four times.

Tyron Woodley Biography

Tyron Woodley Biography: Tyron Woodley was born in April 1982 in Ferguson, Missouri. Woodley was a two-time state wrestling finalist in high school, winning 48-0 and the state title at McCluer High School. He attended the University of Missouri and wrestled there. Woodley won his first amateur fight in 20 seconds and went on to 7-0. He tried out for The Ultimate Fighter’s 9th season but was cut before the program began.

Tyron Woodley Wiki

Tyron Woodley Biography: Tyron Woodley was born in April 1982 in Ferguson, Missouri. Woodley was a two-time state wrestling finalist in high school, winning 48-0 and the state title at McCluer High School.

NameTyron Woodley
Date Of Birth7 April 1982
Birth PlaceFerguson, Missouri
Height5ft 9inch
Zodiac SignAries
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
Net Worth$4 Million
Car CollectionFord F-150 Tremor, Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, First Generation Audi RS7, Bentley Continental GT V8 Coupe
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Tyron Woodley Personal Life

Tyron is the father of four children. He said he hopes to create a non-profit institution for troubling children one day. Woodley strongly opposed the violence and looting that occurred in his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown.

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What Is Tyron Woodley Net Worth?

Tyron Woodley has a $4 million net worth.

Tyron Woodley Career

On February 7, 2009, Woodley made his professional debut against Steve Schnider. Headhunter Productions hosted it at the Holiday Inn Select Executive Center in Columbia, Missouri. Woodley won the opening round by submission. On April 30, 2009, Woodley faced Jeff Carstens in his second professional fight. In the first round, he won through submission.

Woodley made his professional debut against Jay Hieron on February 2, 2013, at UFC 156, replacing an injured Erick Silva. Woodley won the bout by KO in the first round after only 36 seconds. On June 15, 2013, at UFC 161, Woodley faced off against Jake Shields. Woodley was defeated in a split decision.

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On November 16, 2013, Woodley fought Josh Koscheck in UFC 167. He won the bout through a first-round Knockout. He also received his first Knockout of the Night bonus award for victory. At UFC 171, Woodley challenged former Interim Welterweight Champion Carlos Condit. Woodley won by TKO after Condit injured his knee in the second round. Woodley’s new eight-bout deal with the UFC was revealed on April 8, 2014, alongside his fight against Rory MacDonald at UFC 174. A unanimous decision defeated him.

Woodley then faced Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48 on August 23, 2014, as a replacement for Héctor Lombard. He took the bout by TKO in the first round. Woodley also received his first Performance of the Night bonus award for victory.

On January 31, 2015, at UFC 183, Woodley met Kelvin Gastelum in a catchweight match after Gastelum failed to meet the welterweight limit. He won the bout by unanimous decision. Woodley was scheduled to battle Johny Hendricks at UFC 192 on October 3, 2015. On October 2, 2015, it was revealed that Hendricks had been forced to withdraw from the bout owing to weight-cutting issues.

On March 27, 2021, Woodley and Vicente Luque faced off at UFC 260. Unusually for him, Woodley started the fight off well and was eventually stopped by a D’Arce choke after repeatedly rocking Luque and himself while still on his feet. He won the Fight of the Night prize for this battle. After eight years of participating in the promotion, a few weeks later, Woodley had completed his fight under contract.

Tyron Woodley Professional Boxing Career

Woodley was involved in a backstage altercation with Jake Paul and J’Leon Love before the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren main event, when he was criticized for his lack of boxing expertise and the outcome of Paul’s match against Woodley’s long-time colleague Ben Askren was discussed.

Woodley summoned Paul after he knocked out Askren. On May 31, 2021, it was announced that Woodley would make his professional boxing debut on August 29, 2021, against internet sensation Jake Paul. Woodley became the first guy in his professional career to take Paul through the second round, but a split decision defeated him. The fight was rated 77-75 in favor of Woodley by one judge and 78-74 in favor of Paul by the other two.

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