Tyron Woodley 2021: Record, Net Worth, Salary, and Endorsements
Tyron Woodley is one of the biggest names in the UFC welterweight division. 'The Chosen One' has been professionally fighting since 2009. He is a former UFC welterweight champion and has been associated with prestigious competitions like Strikeforce.
Tyron Woodley: UFC Career
The American fighter made his UFC debut in the year 2013, where he was up against Jay Hieron at UFC 156. He started his UFC career with a bang and won the bout via knockout in just 36-seconds. Later, he fought and beat the likes of Kelvin Gastelum, Carlos Condit, and Josh Koscheck.
In 2016, Woodley defeated Robbie Lawler to become the UFC welterweight champion and defended it four times against contenders like Stephen Thompson, Darren Till, and Demian Maia. However, he could not stop Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, where he lost the title via a unanimous decision.
In his fight against Colby Covington, Woodley ended up losing the bout via technical knockout at UFC Fight Night: Covington vs. Woodley. He suffered a rib injury in the final round of the bout. Now, the former champion is on a four-fight skid as he lost his last match to Vicente Luque at UFC 260 via submission (D'Arce Choke).
'The Chosen One' has put together a 17-7-1 record in his UFC and Strikeforce fights.
Tyron Woodley: Professional Boxing Debut
Before the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren's main event took place, Woodley was involved in a backstage situation. 'The Chosen One' entered Paul's locker room as a spectator while Paul was getting his hand wrapped for his bout against Woodley's long–time teammate Ben Askren. The 'Problem Child' with his partner J'Leon Love started mocking Woodley while discussing the outcome of the bout.
After Paul defeated Askren via TKO in the first round, Woodley wasted no time and called out 'The Problem Child' for a boxing match, which Paul accepted with no hesitation. Now, Woodley will make his professional boxing debut against Jake Paul on August 29, 2021. The bout is scheduled for eight three minutes rounds in the cruiserweight division.
Tyron Woodley: Fighting Style
Woodley is known for his hard punches, kicks, and elbows. He is regarded as a knockout specialist and 7 of his 19 wins have come in this fashion. Furthermore, he is renowned for fighting smart yet dominating his opponents throughout.
Tyron Woodley: Achievements
'The Chosen One' holds a stellar record of 19-7-1 in his MMA career. His list of accomplishments and honors is inspiring and commendable. The former UFC welterweight champion is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Apart from that, he has defended the UFC welterweight championship four times and has won three 'Performance of the Night' awards. These were for his wins over Dong Hyun Kim, Robbie Lawler, and Darren Till. Furthermore, he has also won three 'Fight of the Night' awards in the UFC. Besides this, he also received the 2010 Rising Star of the Year by Strikeforce.
Tyron Woodley 2021: Net Worth and Salary
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|Nickname||The Chosen One|
|Residence||St. Louis, Missouri, United States|
|Active Win Streak||0|
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Weight / Division||170 lbs / welterweight|
|Parents||Sylvester Woodley (Father), Deborah Woodley (Mother)|
|Marital Status / Partner Name||Married / Averi Woodley|
|Kids||4 (Dylan, Darren, Tyron Jr., and Gabby)|