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Will Carlos Condit or Tyron Woodley get the next shot at Robbie Lawler?

Robbie Lawler successfully defended his welterweight title for a second time with a win over Carlos Condit at UFC 195, but the victory in a close, hard fought battle leaves just as many questions as it does answers especially when pondering who gets the next title shot.Many believe Condit did enough to win on Saturday night and even UFC president Dana White said he scored the fight...
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January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

There's no debate, Conor McGregor is the 2015 fighter of the year

In the final Great MMA Debate podcast for 2015, it's time for our year end awards for 'Fighter of the Year', 'Fight of the Year' and Matt Brown responds to Tyron Woodley after their recent dust up on Twitter.On last week's episode, Brown said he would love to face the loser from the UFC 195 main event between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit and Woodley took exception to his matchmaking...
Via Fox Sports
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley maintains that his next fight will be for UFC gold

One month ago, UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley proclaimed, "I will be fighting my next fight for the world title, and I'm excited about that." At the time, the disappointed fighter was speaking right after having his UFC 192 in Houston fight with former champion Johny Hendricks canceled.A month later, Woodley told UFC Tonight that his plans have not changed at all. "The...
Via Fox Sports
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks To Undergo 170lb Test Cut To Fend Off Move To 185lb Division

After failing to make weight for his welterweight clash with Tyron Woodley at UFC 192 on Saturday night leading to the fight being cancelled, the UFC are pushing for Johny Hendricks to move up to the middleweight division, but he wants one last chance to prove he can still make weight. ‘Bigg Rigg’ had to be rushed to hospital last Thursday after a botched weight cut led to him...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Investigates Ranking Panelist For Controversial Tweets Of Tyron Woodley

Justin Mayer is the epitome of a keyboard warrior, only he actually has some influence on the UFC landscape. Mayer, who writes for Armed Forces Network, was none too pleased that Tyron Woodley (pictured) was handed a welterweight title shot after UFC 191 opponent Johny Hendricks was forced to pull out of Saturday’s fight after succumbing to weight cutting issues.Mayer took out...
Via 5thRound.com
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley: My next fight will be for the world title

Tyron Woodley was fresh off of making weight for his canceled UFC 192 fight against Johny Hendricks when he told Megan Olivi that he simply wouldn't have any interest in booking another date with his former NCAA Big 12 wrestling rival. "I'm not interested. This was our opportunity," he said. "This was the time. It's kind of a nasty taste in my mouth right now. I just want the title...
Via Fox Sports
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 192 Embedded Episode 5

Here’s one final episode of UFC 192 Embedded focusing primarily on yesterday’s weigh-ins, though skipping over Johny Hendricks weigh-in issues which forced his fight with Tyron Woodley off the card.
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley Will Be Next To Fight For 170lb Title Says Dana White

The fact that Johny Hendricks pulled out on the eve of their UFC 192 co-main event fight yesterday has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for co-main event star Tyron Woodley as it means he’s now getting a free ticket to a title shot. The fight had been seen as a title eliminator, and with Hendricks unable to compete Dana White has now made it official that Woodley automatically...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Minus Woodley-Hendricks, UFC 192 still loaded with potential

Despite losing a very intriguing welterweight bout between Johnny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley on Friday due to issues stemming from the former champion’s weight cut, Saturday’s UFC 192 in Houston should still offer plenty of pulse-pounding entertainment. In the evening’s main attraction, light heavyweight king Daniel Cormier will be putting his crown on the line for the very...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley Promised Next UFC Welterweight Title Fight

Following Johny Hendricks’ latest weight woe, UFC president Dana White has promised Tyron Woodley (pictured) next crack at the welterweight title. White told Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports Friday that Woodley will face the winner of January 2’s title tilt between champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit at UFC 195. Woodley was slated to co-headline UFC 192 opposite Hendricks, but...
Via 5thRound.com
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley: Johny Hendricks not making weight is 'a loss for him, a victory for me'

For the second fight in a row, Tyron Woodley has faced opponents who have struggled to make weight and he's getting a little sick and tired of it. Woodley was scheduled to face former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 192 on Saturday night, but the former champion fell out of the bout on Friday after suffering intestinal blockage and kidney stones, which forced him to...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Woodley coach Roufus hopes that the UFC gives the welterweight another fight, ASAP

For the second fight in a row, Tyron Woodley has had a scheduled opponent who struggled badly to make the welterweight limit. At UFC 183, Woodley ended up agreeing to fight Kelvin Gastelum at a higher catchweight after the TUF winner struggled to make the welterweight limit. Friday morning, UFC president Dana White announced that Woodley's title-eliminator's bout with former champion...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Out Of UFC 192 Co-Main Event After Weight Cut Drama

Johny Hendricks UFC 192 co-main event fight with Tyron Woodley has been scrapped on the eve of the event in Texas after ‘Bigg Rigg’ ran into difficulties during his weight cut. The former welterweight champion had appeared ok during yesterday’s media day where he stated he was weighing 183lbs, but his condition deteriorated later that night to the extent that he had to be rushed...
Via Fight Of The Night
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks vs. Tyron Woodley scrapped from UFC 192 fight card

The co-main event bout between Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley at UFC 192 has been scrapped after the former champion suffered weight cutting issues in the lead up to the fight, UFC president Dana White announced Friday. White made the announcement via Twitter after Hendricks was apparently rushed to the emergency room on Thursday night, according to his manager in a separate...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Countdown To UFC 192 (Full Video)

Below you’ll find the full Countdown To UFC 192 show featuring an in-depth look at the three biggest fights on the card – Daniel Cormier Vs Alexander Gustafsson, Johny Hendricks Vs Tyron Woodley and Rashad Evans Vs Ryan Bader. — Cormier Vs Gustafsson: Hendricks Vs Woodley: Evans Vs Bader:
Via Fight Of The Night
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 192: Embedded: Family time & trash talk

The mini video documentary series UFC 192 kicked off this week with inside looks at the camps and lives of Tyron Woodley, Johny Hendricks and Alexander Gustafsson. Woodley throws out the first pitch at a St. Louis Cardinals game, and talks about coming from a humble start to rising as a world title contender. Gustafsson travels to New York City to promote his main event light heavyweight...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley talks wrestling, Johny Hendricks, & cross-training ahead of UFC 192

Tyron Woodley and Johny Hendricks' rivalry goes back a decade to when both were standout wrestlers in the NCAA's Big 12 conference. Given that both fighters' base is wrestling, you have to wonder who will have the advantage in that area this Saturday when the two face-off on the main card of UFC 192 in Houston. Woodley himself admitted to FOX Sports that he doesn't know if he or...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC 192 ‘Cormier vs. Gustafsson’ Embedded Episode 1

In the 1st episode of UFC 192 Embedded, Tyron Woodley attempts to not “Baby Booey” his first-pitch at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Johny Hendricks spends some all important time with his family, UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Alexander Gustafsson does some press in New York and the champ, Daniel Cormier, gets some work (and a ton of talking) in – check it out below.
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley: If I was Johny Hendricks, I would be extremely frustrated

Tyron Woodley might be fighting Johny Hendricks this weekend at UFC 192, but that doesn't he isn't sympathizing with his opponent after the former welterweight champion was passed over for another shot at the title. Hendricks was originally slated to rematch current champ Robbie Lawler after their second  fight ended in a very close decision, but the UFC opted to match him up with...
Via Fox Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley throws heat at St. Louis Cardinals game

UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley fulfilled a life-long dream for many sports fans and athletes alike Thursday night, when he tossed out the ceremonial first pitch for his hometown St. Louis Cardinals' game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Before the toss, Woodley admitting he was nervous, and hoped not to embarrass himself like a few other have done in the past. But Woodley had nothing...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC fighter Tyron Woodley throws out 1st pitch at Brewers-Cardinals game

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September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight Psyche: Tyron Woodley gets a chance at redemption against Johny Hendricks

Before he was a UFC welterweight title contender, Tyron Woodley was a Big 12 NCAA wrestling champion and a contender for a national title out of the University of Missouri. In 2005, Woodley met Johny Hendricks of Oklahoma State in the 165-lbs finals of the Big 12 conference tournament and hoped to repeat as conference champ and move to the national tournament with a high seed. "At...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley: 'Straight Outta Compton' will live on forever

Tyron Woodley recently joined Ronda Rousey in the exclusive club of current UFC fighters who have been a part of movies making over $100 million in 2015 after 'Straight Outta Compton' crossed that mark while remaining the No. 1 film in the country for the second straight week. Rousey played a part in 'Furious 7', which came out earlier this year, and Woodley landed his biggest role...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyron Woodley confident he can capitalize on dangerous fight with Johny Hendricks

Tyron Woodley finally got the fight he's been asking for in a Houston showdown against former welterweight title-holder Johny Hendricks. Woodley told The MMA Hour recently that, strangely enough, he didn't get the same nerves he usually does when he got the call to fight "Bigg Rigg." "I was excited. Sometimes you get offered a fight and you get those butterflys like 'man this is...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Johny Hendricks Vs Tyron Woodley Booked For UFC 192

Two of the welterweight division’s top contenders Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley will now battle it out at UFC 192 after narrowly missing out on a title shot opportunity in favor of Carlos Condit. Hendricks lost his title to Robbie Lawler in their rematch back in December of last year by split decision, but got right back to winning ways with a unanimous decision win over...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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