Tyron Woodley rocked the MMA world when he put Robbie Lawler to sleep to win the UFC welterweight championship back in 2016. Woodley would successfully defend his title belt against some of the finest fighters that the division had to offer, and remained an undisputed champion of the welterweight division for over two years. During this time, Woodley picked up victories over Stephen Thompson, Demian Maia, and then rising prospect Darren Till to further cement his legacy as one of the greatest mixed martial artists in the welterweight division. Woodley has notable victories over Carlos Condit, Josh Koscheck, and Paul Daley.
Tyron Woodley is known for his fierce power and solid ground game. He is a two-time All-American champion and carries enough power in his hands that can put any fighter to sleep.
Tyron Woodley Next Fight:
Tyron Woodley will finally make a return to the octagon after an over year hiatus due to recurring injuries. Woodley was initially scheduled to face Leon Edwards, but the bout was called off due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. He will take on Gilbert Burns at UFC: Fight Night, which is set to take place at UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Woodley is coming off a loss against Kamaru Usman, and he will look to set the record back to winning ways when he takes on Gilbert Burns next.
Who did Tyron Woodley lose to?
Tyron Woodley boasts an impeccable record both inside UFC and Strikeforce. Woodley was 10-0 leading up to the Strikeforce welterweight championship match against Nate Marquardt, where he suffered his first loss inside the octagon. Nate Marquardt remains the only fighter in the history of MMA to get a stoppage victory over Tyron Woodley. Soon after joining UFC, Woodley faced his second defeat, losing to Jake Shields via split decision. After picking up successive victories in his next two fights, Woodley succumbed to Rory McDonalds and lost the fight via unanimous decision.
Tyron Woodley’s most recent loss came just last year, in 2019, where he suffered a unanimous decision loss to Kamaru Usman. In the process, Usman dethroned Woodley to become the new welterweight champion.
Tyron Woodley Net Worth
Tyron Woodley’s net worth is reported at $5 million. A majority of Woodley’s income comes from the championship matches and performance bonuses, along with sponsorship deals under UFC. Woodley is also a stunt artist and has worked in several Hollywood movies over the years.
Tyron Woodley Height
Tyron Woodley stands 1.75 m tall, or 5.7 feet.
Tyron Woodley’s wife and family
Tyron Woodley is married to Avery Woodley. The couple has four children between them. Dylan Woodley, Darron Woodley, Tyron Woodley Jr., and daughter, Gabby Woodley. Woodley was born and raised in Ferguson, Missouri. He is the eleventh of the thirteen children of Deborah and Sylvester Woodley. Woodley’s father left the family during his childhood, and he spent his childhood with a single parent. He has repeatedly mentioned his goal is to open a non-profit facility for troubled youths one day.