Tyron Woodley is a mixed martial artist and former amateur wrestler from the United States. Tyron Woodley has a net worth of $4 million as of this writing.
Tyron Woodley Childhood
Tyron Woodley was born in April 1982 in Ferguson, Missouri. Woodley was a two-time state wrestling finalist in high school, going 48-0 and winning a state championship at McCluer High School. He earned a degree in wrestling from the University of Missouri.
As an amateur, Woodley won his first fight in 20 seconds and was 7-0 in amateur matches. He auditioned for The Ultimate Fighter’s ninth season but was cut before the program began.
Tyron Woodley Professional Fight
Tryon fought in his first professional bout in 2009. The same year, Woodley made his Strikeforce debut. He was named Strikeforce’s Rising Star of the Year 2010 in 2010. In July 2012, he was defeated by Nate Marquardt for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Championship.
In February 2013, he made his UFC debut, defeating Jay Hieron. In November 2013, Woodley defeated Josh Koscheck in the Knockout of the Night bout.
He was rated #3 in the official UFC welterweight rankings in May 2014. In August 2014, he overcame Dong Hyun Kim and delivered the Night’s Performance. In January 2015, he defeated Kevin Gastelum to improve to 15-3 in his professional career.
On November 12, 2016. Tyron and Stephen Thompson fought to a draw at UFC 205. A year later, he won the rematch. In July 2017, he beat Demian Maia at UFC 214. In September 2018, he beat Darren Hill at UFC 228. Tyron has lost his last four UFC fights.
Jake Paul Fight
Tyron will square off against Jake Paul on August 29, 2021. Jake reportedly received a $1 million guarantee to appear for the bout, while Tyron received a $500,000. Both boxers have the potential to earn far more from Pay Per View incentives.