Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley

Tyron had his first fight in the UFC with Jay Chiron on February 2, 2013, replacing the injured Eric Silva. At 36 seconds of the battle, Tyron won by knockout. In the next fight on June 15, 2013 against Jake Shields Tyron conceded a split decision. On November 16, 2013, Tyron defeated Josh Koshchek by knockout in the first round. For this fight, Tyron received a “Knockout Award of the Night”.
On March 15, 2014, Tyron defeated the recent contender for the title Carlos Condit by TKO in the second round. After this fight, Tyron climbed to 4th line in the UFC ranking of the welterweight fighters, and concluded a new contract for 8 fights with the UFC. At the same time, his next fight with Canadian Rory McDonald, who was ranked second in the rating, was announced. The battle took place on June 14, 2014. McDonald won the battle by unanimous decision. This was the third defeat of Tyron in his professional career.
August 23, 2014 as part of the UFC Fight Night 48 show in Macau Tyron was replaced by Ector Lombard in a fight against Korean Kim Dong Hyun, winning by the technical knockout in one minute. For the battle, Tyron was awarded the Performance of the Night award.
January 31, 2015 UFC 183 hosted a fight with Kevin Gastelum, who did not have defeats at a professional level yet. At the preliminary weigh-in, Kevin exceeded the category limit by 10 pounds, for which he was fined 30% of the fee in favor of the opponent. The match ended by declaration of Tyron as winner by a split decision. After the battle, Tyron refused to fine his opponent. After this battle, Tyron was listed fourth in the list of applicants for the championship according to the CFA.
July 30, 2016 at the UFC 201 Tyron won by a knockout over Robbie Lawler and claimed the title of the champion of the UFC in the welterweight division.
Woodley’s next fight will be held in in Dallas with Darren Till on september 15 as a part of Ufc 228 event. The Tyron Woodley vs Darren Till live stream will be available on karate-soko.com.