Tyron
Woodley
15-3-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #3 Welterweight

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 15-3-0
Summary: Explosiveness, speed, power, wrestling, pressure and technique

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Chosen One
From: St. Louis, Missouri USA
Fights Out Of: St. Louis, Missouri USA
Age: 32
Height: 5' 9" ( 175 cm )
Weight: 170 lb ( 77 kg )
College: University of Missouri
Degree: Business

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
379
47% Successful
177
Types of Successful Strikes
0
177
48% Standing
37% Clinch
15%
85
66
26
Striking Defense
59
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
5
60% Successful
3
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
92
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
Win
Tyron Woodley
Jan 31, 2015
27
32
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Tyron Woodley
Aug 23, 2014
13
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Tyron Woodley
Jun 14, 2014
49
26
1
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tyron Woodley
Mar 15, 2014
13
14
0
3
1
0
0
0
R2 KO/TKO
Win
Tyron Woodley
Nov 16, 2013
5
22
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Tyron Woodley
Jun 15, 2013
82
60
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Tyron Woodley
Feb 2, 2013
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Tyron Woodley
Jul 14, 2012
41
59
1
1
0
2
0
0
R4 KO/TKO
Win
Tyron Woodley
Jan 7, 2012
19
9
3
0
0
0
2
0
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
21
20
0
2
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce Challengers 13
Jan 7, 2011
45
38
3
0
0
0
0
1
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Andre Galvao
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce - Diaz vs. Noons 2
Oct 9, 2010
1
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Tyron Woodley
Nathan Coy
Strikeforce Challengers 8
May 21, 2010
45
82
2
1
1
0
4
2
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Tyron Woodley
Rudy Bears
Strikeforce Challengers 5
Nov 20, 2009
4
3
2
0
1
0
4
0
R1 Submission
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce Challengers 3
Sep 25, 2009
18
7
3
0
3
0
5
0
R2 Submission
Win
Tyron Woodley
Salvador Woods
Strikeforce - Lawler vs. Shields
Jun 6, 2009
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R1 Submission

Biography

TRAINING: Eat breakfast, do strength and conditioning at noon, then spar at 7pm. This is closer to the time I will fight. Shower, eat, and recover after each workout.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training after I graduated college. I started watching some of the wrestlers that were doing well in the sport and I thought my wrestling translated well, so I wanted to get in there and give it a try.

What ranks and titles have you held?
Purple Belt in BJJ. The Strikeforce welterweight world title will be my first significant MMA title!

Do you have any heroes? Jesus, My Mom, and Ali......in that order

What does it mean for you to fight in STRIKEFORCE? It’s a great platform to fight on! I get to measure myself against some of the best welterweights in the game and see where I stand!

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of Missouri grad. Studied Business, and currently halfway done in a Masters in Public Administration with an a focus on Non Profit

What was your job before you started fighting?
College Wrestling Coach

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? 7-0 Amateur MMA, 48-0 High School State Champ in Wrestling, 2X HS All-American, Big XII Champ, 2X DI College All-American, Over 100 College Victories

Specific accomplishments in pro competition? Victory over a very game Tarec Saffiedine

Favorite grappling technique: D’arce Choke

Favorite Striking technique: Straight Right
• Pro since 2009

• Four wins by submission (arm triangle, armbar, D'Arce choke, RNC), six by KO

• Fought nine of his 17 pro fights in Strikeforce

• Eight first round finishes

Career

Key Opponents

Jay Hieron
Jay Hieron
23-7-0
( W-L-D )
Tarec Saffiedine
Tarec Saffiedine
15-4-0
( W-L-D )

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