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‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Official Event Poster

Hot off the press! The official “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” event poster has hit the Internet, and it’s one of the best billboards the company has produced in quite some time. Former middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva is crouched down like a spider, while Nick Diaz looks over his shoulder. A pivotal welterweight affair between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Koscheck Returning To The Octagon

Former welterweight title contender Josh Koscheck will appear in his first fight in the UFC since a loss to Tyron Woodley 15 months ago. He will be taking on Jake Ellenberger at UFC 184 on February 28th. Koscheck, 37 years old and a member of the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter in 2005, is coming off three consecutive losses, including a first round knockout to Woodley...
Via Ring Kings
11 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC star and Ferguson native Woodley hopes sides can find middle ground

ST. LOUIS -- UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley is back in the gym, the first extended break of his career over. This was a real rest, too. "I was lazy," he said. He ate pizza and ice cream and did nothing in the gym for two months. "I've been in a sport consistently with no breaks, no gaps in competition or training, since I was 9 years old," said the 32-year-old Woodley, who admits...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley says home town Ferguson riots 'terrible, embarrassing'

UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley (14-3) has just signed on to fight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas, so he now embarks on the training camp journey of single-mindedly focusing on preparing himself for battle. However, as a Ferguson, MO native, Woodley also has his mind on the embattled town he grew up in, still lives near and still loves. Walking around his...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Vs Tyron Woodley Set As UFC 183 Co-Main Event

A welterweight showdown between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley has been pegged as the co-main event for UFC 183 on January 31st in Las Vegas. Gastelum fought just this past weekend in the co-main event of UFC 180 and impressed with a first round submission stoppage against Jake Ellenberger. This was the biggest win of the TUF 17 winner’s unbeaten 10-0 career to date, and with...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley meets Kelvin Gastelum in UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz co-main event

Fresh off a huge first round submission win over the weekend, Kelvin Gastelum burst into the top 10 rankings for the welterweight division and now he'll have a chance to move even further up the ladder when he faces Tyron Woodley in the co-main event for UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz. UFC officials announced the new matchup on Tuesday. Gastelum moved to a perfect 10-0 with a win over Jake...
Via Fox Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelvin Gastelum Makes Quick Return, Fights Tyron Woodley at UFC 183

Just three days removed from quickly submitting Jake Ellenberger at UFC 180, welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (pictured) has been issued his next assignment. Gastelum will meet Tyron Woodley at UFC 183. UFC officials announced the scrap Tuesday. The January 31 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gastelum owns a perfect 10-0 professional record, with...
Via 5thRound.com
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Tyron Woodley to hold speaking tour with hopes of tempering unrest in Ferguson

Protests and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., might not be drawing a ton of headlines anymore. The Michael Brown shooting and aftermath is out of the public eye as the 24-hour news cycle turns to other topics. Tyron Woodley wouldn’t know. Everything happening in Ferguson directly affects his life -- he lives there. "It's way to close to home," Woodley told FOX Sports. "I have to take a...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley lands role in NWA biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'

UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley might be best known for knocking people out in the Octagon, but he's quickly gaining recognition for his acting skills in Hollywood. Woodley has already starred and done stunts in several high profile television shows and films including Marvel's 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' and 'Olympus Has Fallen'.  Now the top 10 ranked fighter has landed a small part...
Via Fox Sports
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Tyron Woodley will not get a title shot anytime soon

Tyron Woodley has talked a lot about title shots recently but seems on a mission to make sure he never gets one. Coming off of an impressive first round finish of Dong Hyun Kim, he moved up into the number three spot in the rankings behind only Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald. In theory, this would put him poised to fight for the title in early 2015. Instead, he is moving further...
Via Fight Booth
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite Being Called ‘Two-Faced Phony,’ Tyron Woodley Still Wants No Part of Hector Lombard

Want to know the definition of awkward? Check out a practice session at American Top Team. According to UFC president Dana White, Hector Lombard desperately wants to fight Tyron Woodley (pictured), but Woodley said last weekend after quickly disposing of Dung Hyun Kim that he can’t face Lombard because they’re “teammates.” Woodley then provided a different excuse Friday...
Via 5thRound.com
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Claims Tyron Woodley Is Running Scared From Hector Lombard

Dana White has revealed that the UFC have been attempting to put together a major welterweight fight between top 6 contenders Tyron Woodley and Hector Lombard, but have been unsuccessfuly because Woodley, “wants nothing to do with Hector.” White said he first approached Woodley about fighting Lombard in Australia in December after his 61 second TKO against Dong Hyun Kim at UFC...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

'Redeemed' Tyron Woodley wants to call the shots for his next bout

ST. LOUIS -- Tyron Woodley isn't quite sure when the UFC will call about his next fight, but he knows what he wants to hear. Something like this: "How would you like to take on Matt Brown in the co-main event before a Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler title fight? And if you win, you get your shot at the title." Woodley, in fact, has been calling for such a scenario since shortly after...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

'Redeemed' Tyron Woodley wants to call the shots for his next bout

ST. LOUIS -- Tyron Woodley isn't quite sure when the UFC will call about his next fight, but he knows what he wants to hear. Something like this: "How would you like to take on Matt Brown in the co-main event before a Johny Hendricks-Robbie Lawler title fight? And if you win, you get your shot at the title." Woodley, in fact, has been calling for such a scenario since shortly after...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley wants a fight with Matt Brown, Matt Brown is ‘open to whatever’

Tyron Woodley got back to his winning ways this past weekend when he knocked out streaking welterweight contender Dong Hyun Kim in just 61 seconds in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao, China. After the win, Woodley did not take long to call out his next opponent, as he stated his interest in fighting top contender Matt Brown next (Courtesy of MMAFighting): Granted...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC Macau Results: Tyron Woodley makes Dong Hyun Kim pay for his mistake

Going for the same explosive finish in MMA can sometimes spell doom when you’re put against a fighter who knows it’s coming. Dong Hyun Kim was able to land a spinning back elbow on John Hathaway in the first ever UFC Fight Pass main event contest earlier this year in Macau. It earned him a third round KO stoppage victory and a performance of the night bonus. Tonight, against...
Via Fight Booth
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Bisping, Woodley, Mina and Sasaki Score Bonuses at UFC Fight Night 48

Following Saturday’s “UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le” event in China, UFC president Dana White awarded Michael Bisping (pictured), Tyron Woodley, Alberto Mina and Yuta Sasaki each an additional $50,000 for their special performances inside the octagon. For the first time since changing up their bonus structure, the UFC opted to not offer a “Fight of the Night” award....
Via 5thRound.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley flattens Dong Hyun Kim by TKO in just 61 seconds

Following a disastrous performance in his last fight, Tyron Woodley bounced back in a big way on Saturday with a first round knockout over Dong Hyun Kim in China. Woodley struggled against Rory MacDonald, rarely opening up his offense at all and spent the majority of the fight pinned against the cage offering up little in the way of a counter to his opponent's punches and kicks. ...
Via Fox Sports
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley flattens Dong Hyun Kim by TKO in just 61 seconds

Following a disastrous performance in his last fight, Tyron Woodley bounced back in a big way on Saturday with a first round knockout over Dong Hyun Kim in China. Woodley struggled against Rory MacDonald, rarely opening up his offense at all and spent the majority of the fight pinned against the cage offering up little in the way of a counter to his opponent's punches and kicks. ...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley TKO’s Dong Hyun Kim Result In 61 Seconds At UFC Fight Night 48

Tyron Woodley claimed a fast finish over Dong Hyun Kim today at UFC Fight Night 48 in Macau, dropping him in the opening minute before earning the TKO stoppage with a flurry of right hands. — Round One: Kim immediately closes the distance and moves into the clinch, but Woodley spins around and pushes him up against the cage. Bit of a stalemate and so they break free. Kim attempts...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC: Fight night 48, 49 and what to look for

This weekend is one of those magical weekends where the UFC, the worlds biggest mixed martial arts organization, decides to do it just a little bit bigger and put on two fight cards in one day. That’s right kids, this Saturday, August 23, 2014, in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Macau, China; the UFC is taking over your combat entertainment for the day. That’s over eight hours of combat...
Via isportsweb.com
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Woodley focuses on Kim, suppresses thoughts of Ferguson and last loss

ST. LOUIS -- Tyron Woodley was driving the streets of Ferguson, Mo., the day after the QuikTrip had been looted and burned when he did this interview. He was supposed to be talking about his upcoming fight, but the death of Michael Brown and the events that followed made that difficult. Understandably so. Woodley was on his home turf and clearly bothered. He grew up "within walking...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Tyron Woodley gutted by chaos in hometown of Ferguson: 'It's like Iraq'

If you see anything posted on Tyron Woodley's Twitter or Facebook this week, it probably won't be him. Woodley's coaches have banned him from accessing social media leading up to his fight with Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass on Saturday in Macao. The images of Ferguson, Mo., Woodley's hometown, have become haunting for him. "It's kind of a distraction," Woodley told...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC's Tyron Woodley gutted by chaos in hometown of Ferguson: 'It's like Iraq'

If you see anything posted on Tyron Woodley's Twitter feed or Facebook page this week, it probably won't be from him. Woodley's coaches have banned him from accessing social media leading up to his fight with Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night on Fight Pass on Saturday in Macao. The images from the tragedy and ensuing turmoil in Ferguson, Mo. -- Woodley's hometown -- have become haunting...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

MacDonald-Saffiedine welterweight scrap to headline UFC Halifax debut

A welterweight match up between two top ranked contenders was announced yesterday for the UFC’s first visit to Nova Scotia, Canada. The man who fought and won the welterweight title in the final fight in Strikeforce history, Tarec Saffiedine, will take on Rory MacDonald in a five round bout that will serve as the headliner for UFC Fight Night 45 on October 4th. MacDonald, coming...
Via Fight Booth
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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