Darkest Moments of Tyron Woodley's Life: From Growing Up in a Dangerous Neighborhood to His 4-Fight Losing Streak

Tyron Woodley had to go through several challenges in his life to get to the point where he is now. He is a former UFC welterweight champion who is set to make his professional boxing debut against Jake Paul on August 29, 2021. Ahead of his boxing debut, here, we take a look at the darkest moments of Tyron Woodley's life.

Grew Up in a Dangerous

Woodley was born and brought up in Ferguson, Missouri. At the time when Woodley was a kid, the entire city was a dangerous neighborhood filled with gangsters. 

Was Raised by a Single

Woodley's father left the family when he was young. It was only his mother, Deborah Woodley, who had to raise 13 children all by herself. As a result, 'Momma Woodley' had to work very hard. 

Momma Woodley Was
Needed to Be Strict

As previously mentioned, Woodley, along with his 12 other siblings, grew up in a bad neighborhood. As a result, their mother, Deborah Woodley, had to be strict so they won't get involved in any illegal activities. 

4-Fight Losing Streak

After losing his UFC welterweight title against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, 'The Chosen One' lost his next three fights. His 4-fight losing streak is one of the worst moments of Woodley's professional MMA career.

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