When Tyron Woodley looks at the welterweight title picture and the current rankings, they keep leading him back to one name as a possible next opponent.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Tyron Woodley was on Canfield Drive just two days before Michael Brown was gunned down by police officer Darren Wilson.
"I was a one-minute walk away from where it happened," Woodley says. "It was way too close to home."
Woodley was with his three sons, getting his hair cut. He'd been down Canfield Drive many times, because Woodley is part of Ferguson, Missouri.
He grew up in Ferguson. He attended elementary, middle and high school in the Ferguson school district. He lived in one house in Fergus read news >>
Matt Brown talks about the recent callout from Tyron Woodley, his desire to face Carlos Condit, and an update on his hand after suffering an injury during his fight in July against Robbie Lawler. read news >>
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It appears the Strikeforce import is not, in fact, "The Chosen One."
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Tyron Woodley, recently said mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were hoping to see him move on to fight Matt Brown after putting away Dong Hyun Kim last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, China.
Unfortunately, not everyone agrees.
That includes Brown, who told FOX Sports (via MMA Fighting) that he is more interested in a fight against former interim w read news >>
You don't often see someone call out an injured fighter coming off a loss, but UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley believes a matchup with Matt Brown is exactly what the fans want.
"Granted it's one of the toughest fights, but it's a good match-up, people love [Brown], he was a fight away from a title shot, ranked fifth, and fans would flip," Woodley told MMA Fighting Tuesday. "I feel like he will bring the best out of me and test my limits. I respect him as a fighter and feel fighting him makes the read news >>
Following the UFC’s doubleheader weekend, Tyron Woodley emerged as one of the big winners and took a leap in this week’s USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA welterweight rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>
Tyron Woodley does not care if his ideal next opponent is coming off a loss. He does not care if they are ranked two spots lower than him in the UFC's official rankings.
What Woodley cares about is obtaining the kind of fight that can push him closer to a title shot. As Woodley told Bleacher Report in an exclusive interview, he has the perfect opponent in mind: Matt Brown, who squandered a seven-fight winning streak when he fell to Robbie Lawler in July.
Woodley believes Brown is the perfect opp read news >>
Stream or download today’s edition of MMAjunkie Radio with guests T.J. Dillashaw, Tyron Woodley and Christos Giagos.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMAjunkie Radio, News, Radio, UFC read news >>
Tyron Woodley once said that "Lazy pigs don't get no slop," and stands behind it by asking the promotion to send him right back into the cage against a powerful welterweight puncher.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender, Tyron Woodley, is feeling pretty good about his place in the 170-pound division, following a blistering knockout win over Dong Hyun Kim last Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014) in Macau, China.
What a difference a few months makes.
In fact, "The Chosen One" has taken read news >>
MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with guests T.J. Dillashaw, Tyron Woodley and Christos Giagos.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFC read news >>
Tyron Woodley is already on to the next one.
Just days after his 61-second TKO win over Dong Hyun Kim in Macau, Woodley told MMAFighting.com that he's interested in fighting Matt Brown next, and he knows when he would like for it to happen, too.
"A fight against Matt Brown seems most interesting," he said. "Fans want it. He has a ton of heart and is tough as nails.
"Really looking at the landscape of the division, this fight stood out first. Granted it's one of the toughest fights, but it's a go read news >>