Tyron Woodley’s Wife, Mother, Kids, and Father: All You Need to Know About His Family

Published 08/10/2021, 5:30 PM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – MAY 30: Tyron Woodley battles Gilbert Burns in a welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on May 30, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)


Tyron Woodley ranks among the most renowned names in the combat sports world. With his astounding fight skills, Woodley made a name for himself, and every hardcore follower of MMA unquestionably knows him. Alongside ‘The Chosen One’, his mother Deborah Woodley, aka Momma Woodley, is also well known as she has made many appearances at her son’s MMA encounters.

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But do you know anyone else from Tyron Woodley’s happy family?

The elite MMA star has a family of eight people, including himself. Woodley shares a great bond with his mother, Deborah Woodley, and father, Sylvester Woodley. Alongside that, he has a supportive life partner in Averi Woodley, with whom he has four children- Darron, Tyron Jr., Dylan, and Gabby.

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Woodley broke into the news with the staggering performances inside the UFC octagon. The American fighter showed the world his extensive knockout power, coupled with some solid defense.

After a magnificent run in the welterweight division, Woodley finally bagged a title shot in 2016 against the stout Robbie Lawler. He took this fight with open arms and finished his adversary in the very first round with a solid T/KO.

He defended his title several times, thus becoming one legend at this weight class. However, the past couple of years in the UFC didn’t quite go in his favor, resulting in him getting cut from the promotion.

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Was Tyron Woodley one of the most iconic fighters in the UFC?

Back when Woodley began his MMA run, nobody honestly expected him to come this far. However, he overcame all the adversities and eventually bagged his position at the peak. Despite him not being at his best over the past couple of years, no one can take away his achievements from the UFC.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 18: Tyron Woodley poses on the scale during the UFC Fight Night weigh-in at UFC APEX on September 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

Woodley will truly be one of the most iconic fighters to ever step inside the UFC octagon. What is your favorite highlight of Tyron Woodley’s career?

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.

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