Tyron
Woodley
14-3-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 16 fights.
Record: 14-3-0
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
275
55% Successful
150
Types of Successful Strikes
0
150
41% Standing
41% Clinch
17%
62
62
26
Striking Defense
64
%
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
95
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Tyron Woodley
UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz
Jan 31, 2015
-- -- -- -- --
Kelvin Gastelum -- -- -- --
Win
Tyron Woodley Aug 23, 2014
13 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Dong Hyun Kim 2 0 0 0
Loss
Rory MacDonald Jun 14, 2014
49 1 0 1 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tyron Woodley 26 0 0 0
Win
Carlos Condit Mar 15, 2014
13 0 1 0 R2 KO/TKO
Tyron Woodley 14 3 0 0
Win
Josh Koscheck Nov 16, 2013
5 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Tyron Woodley 22 0 0 0
Loss
Jake Shields Jun 15, 2013
82 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Split
Tyron Woodley 60 0 0 0
Win
Tyron Woodley Feb 2, 2013
15 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Jay Hieron 0 0 0 0
Tyron Woodley Jul 14, 2012
41 1 0 0 R4 KO/TKO
Nate Marquardt 59 1 2 0
Win
Tyron Woodley Jan 7, 2012
19 3 0 2 R3 Decision - Split
Jordan Mein 9 0 0 0
Win
Paul Daley
Strikeforce - Fedor vs. Henderson
Jul 30, 2011
21 0 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tyron Woodley 20 2 0 1
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce Challengers 13
Jan 7, 2011
45 3 0 0 R3 Decision - Unanimous
Tarec Saffiedine 38 0 0 1
Win
Andre Galvao
Strikeforce - Diaz vs. Noons 2
Oct 9, 2010
1 0 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Tyron Woodley 10 0 0 0
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce Challengers 8
May 21, 2010
45 2 1 4 R3 Decision - Split
Nathan Coy 82 1 0 2
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce Challengers 5
Nov 20, 2009
4 2 1 4 R1 Submission
Rudy Bears 3 0 0 0
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce Challengers 3
Sep 25, 2009
18 3 3 5 R2 Submission
Zach Light 7 0 0 0
Win
Tyron Woodley
Strikeforce - Lawler vs. Shields
Jun 6, 2009
-- -- -- -- R1 Submission
Salvador Woods -- -- -- --

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, six by KO

•    Fought nine of his 16 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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