‘S**t Was Going Really Well Until It Wasn’t’ – Tyron Woodley Comments On His Loss to Vicente Luque

Published 03/28/2021, 10:44 AM EDT


The UFC 260 fight between Tyron Woodley and Vicente Luque was a special affair, as it was the co-main event of the night. Everyone wanted to see how Woodley would perform after losing three fights in a row.

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It upset many fans and critics to see how poorly Woodley had performed in his previous fights. Hence, this was the former champion’s opportunity to impress them all.

Woodley started the match aggressively, as he came out and started swinging at Luque. However, his flurry did not last for long and he lost the fight in the first round itself. The find ended at 03:56 after Luque used a D’Arce choke to win the fight via submission.

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Woodley took to Instagram to share what he felt about the match and what he thought went wrong. “S**t was going really well until it wasn’t. My camp pushed me in ways I haven’t been pushed in a while.”

Woodley knew he had to take the fight to Luque, he wanted to win and over-committed himself. “I committed and swore to myself I would bring the tiger out that earned me gold.”

From the start, it looked like Woodley was trying to win early and was going for the knockout. And according to him, this tactic hurt him.

I saw the opportunity for the KO and got too excited. Payed a big cost. I don’t regret my aggression as that’s what God created me to do. @luquevicente is a tough and humble fighter. Was an honor to share the cage with you tonight.”

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What does the future hold for Tyron Woodley?

This was Woodley’s fourth loss in a row, and many people believe this is the time for him to hang up his boots. Although, even after Woodley had lost his previous fight, many people believed his career to be over, but Woodley came back again.

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Woodley is now 38 years old and is no longer in his prime. Should Woodley consider retiring, or will we see ‘The Chosen One’ come back and fight inside the Octagon once again?

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Paras Pande

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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