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  • 2 years ago
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Tyron Woodley said he's had an average of three to five weeks to prepare for a fight. For his next one, he'll get 12 - if he can get official word from his promoter that May 19 is indeed the date that he gets the biggest opportunity of his career against Nate Marquardt. "I want them to give me a bout agreement and confirm that we are going to do this on that day," Woodley told MMAjunkie.com. "Because I've already started training." read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A long-anticipated fight for the vacant Strikeforce welterweight title is nearing confirmation. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com that Nate Marquardt and Tyron Woodley could meet at a yet-unannounced Strikeforce event targeted for July 14.   Multiple outlets reported the matchup and date for the event, which could take place in Portland, Ore., or Indianapolis. read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 3 months ago
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Tyron Woodley had the opportunity to put his name in the hat for title contention at UFC 174 but came up flat. He was thoroughly outclassed by Rory MacDonald for three rounds and was sent back to the shark tank of the welterweight division. The Woodley hype train has been effectively derailed, and he is now a meager 3-3 in his past six fights. There are some game-plan issues that Woodley needs to work on when he heads back into the gym that hopefully will present a more well-rounded attack from read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC president Dana White weighs in on the UFC 174 aftermath clarifying the welterweight title picture, criticizing Tyron Woodley's performance in big fights, blasting Schaub vs. Arlovski, and more. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Ryan McKinnell and Danny Acosta cover a lot of ground on the latest episode of Majority Draw Radio, including Diego Sanchez's controversial victory and interview UFC 174's Tyron Woodley. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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A title shot may not be on the line, but the stakes will still be high for Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley when they square off in the co-main event of UFC 174 this Saturday night (June 14, 2014) from Vancouver. How can each top contender pick up the pivotal win? Read our fight preview to find out! This Saturday night (June 14, 2014), Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweights Rory MacDonald and Tyron Woodley will go to war in the co-main event of UFC 174, airing live on pay-per-view (P read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Sounds simple enough, right? Tyron Woodley recently said that great performances inside the Octagon are what truly proves who is deserving of an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title shot, vowing to "outperform" the rest of the top welterweight contenders to earn his much-desired crack at the crown. And UFC President Dana White, for one, wholeheartedly agrees. After White caught wind of Woodley's recent comments that UFC needed to be more consistent when handing out title shots to people wh read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Like many mixed martial artists before him who had dreams of making it big, Andrew Sanchez has picked up and hit the road in order to hone his skills. The St. Louis native and two-time NAIA national wrestling champion has made several trips to Montreal, where he most recently for his current training camp. It doesn't take an MMA geography major to realize the significance of those two cities on the current calendar. St. Louis is the home base of top welterweight contender Tyron Woodley. Montreal read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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A year ago, during UFC 158 fight week in Montreal, I met with then-new UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley. A month earlier, Woodley had won his UFC debut, knocking out Jay Hieron in just 36 seconds. It was an emphatic statement from Woodley, who had developed a reputation in Strikeforce as someone who relied mostly on his wrestling to win fights. But the Hieron knockout signaled the coming of a different Woodley. Now, after his victory over former interim champion Carlos Condit at UFC 171, Woodley i read news >>

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