Who Is Tyron Woodley’s Wife – Averi Woodley?

Published 08/29/2021, 5:17 AM EDT

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Professional boxing is something that Tyron Woodley always wanted to do. He has elite striking skills, which he displayed throughout his UFC career. Now, the former UFC welterweight champion will make his professional boxing debut on August 29, 2021. He will clash with Jake Paul in a cruiserweight bout set for eight three minutes rounds. 

Woodley is one of those athletes who likes to keep his personal and professional life separate. Besides ‘Momma’ Woodley, fans do not know much about his family, for example, his wife. ‘The Chosen One’ is married to Averi Woodley, who is a fitness trainer. 


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Averi is very keen on physical fitness, which she regularly posts about on her Twitter and Instagram. She also has a YouTube channel, where she posts content related to fitness, mental health, and relationship dilemmas. As per her Instagram, she is also the brand ambassador of a fitness clothing brand, ‘NOORFIT’. 

It is rumored that the couple has split as Averi’s Twitter bio states, Coach/Mentor/Trainer/Mom/The Best Ex Wife… “Win together lose apart” #SameTeam”. However, neither of them have confirmed nor denied it publicly. Regardless, the couple has four kids (three sons and one daughter) named Dylan, Darren, Tyron Jr., and Gabby.

Can Tyron Woodley viciously knock out Jake Paul?

The display of Tyron Woodley’s explosive strength can be seen in his professional MMA career, where he has claimed a total no. of 7 T/KO victories. It only proves that ‘The Chosen One’ does have the power to claim a knockout victory over Jake Paul

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However, he is a type of fighter who is referred to as a ‘headhunter’. ‘Headhunter’ is a term used for fighters who are always aiming for an opportunity to land a clean head strike. It can be a good and a bad thing at the same time. 

Fans can consider UFC heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis as a ‘headhunter’. The ‘Black Beast’ relies on his strength and waits for the opportunity to land a clean strike to knock his opponents down. However, as fans witnessed in his fight against Ciryl Gane, waiting for the right opportunity led Lewis to lose the fight via TKO.


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If Woodley waits around for a long time for an opportunity to hit Paul with a clean head strike, it will spell trouble for him. This is because the ‘Problem Child’ has proven himself to be a knockout artist. Hence, as the 24-year-old will also be on the lookout for a quick finish, it won’t help Woodley to be a sitting duck. 


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Regardless, there is a chance of Woodley winning the fight via a knockout if he constantly pressurizes Paul. Who do you think has a better chance of claiming a knockout victory – the ‘Problem Child’ or ‘The Chosen One’?

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Arman Khan


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Arman Khan is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He began following combat sports when Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor competed in 'The Money Fight' in 2017. 'The Notorious' attracted Arman to the UFC and he became an ardent fan of professional fighting as he could draw parallels with the action from his combat sports experience and break down techniques such as striking and striking defense lucidly for the casual fans.
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