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"The Chosen One"

Tyron Woodley

19Wins7Losses1Draw

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Win Rate
70 %
Finish Rate
63 %
Decision Win %
64 %

Tyron Woodley

Age
39
Height
5' 9 (175 cm)
Reach
74 in. (6' 2/188 cm)
Ape-Index
1.074
Stance
Orthodox
Nationality
United States
Main Division
Welterweight
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Coach
Din Thomas
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Rank
black_belt
Biography
The eleventh of thirteen children, he was raised by his mother after his father left the family early in his life. In high school, he was a two-sport athlete, competing in American football and amateur wrestling. Woodley won the Missouri 4A Men’s State Championship in 2000 in the 160 lb weight class. After graduating from McCluer High School in 2000, Woodley attended University of Missouri and joined their wrestling program.
Fighter Trivia
Tyron has four children. He has said that his goal is to open a non-profit facility for troubled youths one day. When his hometown of Ferguson, Missouri engaged in civil unrest after the shooting of Michael Brown, Woodley publicly condemned the rioting and lootings that took place.

Awards & Accolades

  • UFC: UFC Welterweight Championship (One time). Four successful title defenses
  • UFC: Four successful title defenses
  • UFC: Knockout of the Night (One time) vs. Josh Koscheck
  • UFC: Performance of the Night (Three times) vs. Dong Hyun Kim, Robbie Lawler and Darren Till
  • UFC: Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Stephen Thompson and Vicente Luque
  • UFC: Four successful title defenses
  • Strikeforce: 2010 Rising Star of the Year
  • ULTMMA Archived January 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine: 2009 Prospect of the Year
  • Missouri State High School Activities Association: MSHSAA All-State (1999, 2000)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: NCAA Division I All-American (2003, 2005)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association: Big 12 Conference Champion (2003)
  • National High School Coaches Association: NHSCA Senior All-American (2000)
  • Real Pro Wrestling: RPW 84 kg Northern Regional Championship (2006)
  • USA Wrestling: United States University Freestyle National Championship Runner-up (2006)

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