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Kamaru Usman: UFC champ Tyron Woodley giving me chance Georges St-Pierre 'robbed him of'

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Kamaru Usman may have exchanged some foul words with Tyron Woodley ahead of their welterweight championship bout at UFC 235, but the challenger does …read more

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Tyron Woodley: GSP Turned Down Fight Five Times

It is common knowledge that Tyron Woodley had long pursued a fight against Georges St-Pierre prior to St-Pierre’s retirement, but what might not known is that the fight was offered …read more

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Posted on February 22, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley reveals Georges St-Pierre turned down fights with him ‘five or six times’

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley has been chasing a fight with Georges St-Pierre for years. Now that St-Pierre is retired, however, it would seem to be forever off the table. …read more

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Colby Covington Apologizes to Tyron Woodley’s Mother

Colby Covington has no interest in receiving advice from Tyron Woodley. It is no secret that UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Colby Covington have a common disdain for one …read more

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Woodley invites GSP to ‘cross paths’ in the gym

He may not fight him inside the Octagon, but that won’t stop UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley from wanting to meet up with Georges St-Pierre. Legendary former UFC welterweight champion …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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Tyron Woodley responds to potential GSP retirement with interesting invitation

Reigning UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley has been chasing a fight with former welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre for years. Unfortunately for him, it now sounds as though St-Pierre is hanging …read more

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UFC champ Tyron Woodley to Georges St-Pierre: 'Would be an honor' to cross paths in gym

Georges St-Pierre’s pending retirement has everyone chiming in, including the current UFC welterweight king.
Tyron Woodley sang St-Pierre’s praises Wednesday and even requested a future meeting between the two champions – …read more

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‘Thug Rose’ Chose Enemy Territory For UFC 237

After almost a year away from action — much to the chagrin of Tyron Woodley — Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Strawweight champion, Rose Namajunas, will return to the Octagon …read more

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Colby Covington threatens legal action against the UFC

When Colby Covington won the UFC interim welterweight title in June of 2018, he was promised a welterweight title shot opposite undisputed champ Tyron Woodley. Yet he never received that …read more

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Morning Report: Colby Covington considering lawsuit against UFC, willing to make it a ‘living hell’ for promotion

Recently, Tyron Woodley advised Colby Covington not to go to war with Dana White and the UFC over his snubbed title shot. Though Woodley and Covington have had an acrimonious …read more

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Colby Covington Considering Taking UFC To Court over Welterweight Title Snub

Colby Covington has made it known that he’s unhappy with the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s decision to bypass him for a title shot against Tyron Woodley in favor of Kamaru Usman, …read more

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Maia picking Woodley over Usman at UFC 235

Demian Maia says Tyron Woodley deserves to be the favorite against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, but has high hopes for the future of “The Nigerian Nightmare.” Two of Demian …read more

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Woodley: Covington is ‘making it worse’ with tirades against UFC

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley offers some unsolicited advice to Colby Covington, who is currently going against the UFC because of a title shot snub. Colby Covington is currently …read more

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Demian Maia Says Woodley vs. Usman Is ‘Tough To Call’

Demian Maia has mixed it up with Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman and he believes calling their March title bout is tough. On March 2, Woodley will defend his Ultimate …read more

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Demian Maia makes prediction for Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman title fight

On March 2, in the co-main event of UFC 235, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt a fifth-straight defense of his title opposite surging contender Kamaru Usman.

Having fought …read more

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Kamaru Usman says Tyron Woodley tried moving to middleweight rather than fight him at UFC 235

LAS VEGAS — Before the UFC 235 press conference, Kamaru Usman discussed his upcoming title challenge against Tyron Woodley, why he got the shot over Colby Covington, his rivalry with …read more

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Demian Maia picks Tyron Woodley at UFC 235, but sees Kamaru Usman as champ 'one day'

FORTALEZA, Brazil – Heading into UFC on ESPN+ 2 on the heels of a three-fight skid, Demian Maia tried to put the rough stretch into perspective.
Maia (26-9 MMA, 20-9 UFC) …read more

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VIDEO | UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley featured in new rap song

Last year, UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley started a second career as a rapper, releasing a song with Wiz Khalifa called I’ll Beat Yo Ass. Now, the champ has featured …read more

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This Really Happened

I posted that ridiculous Tyron Woodley rap song earlier today (see it) and promptly told one of my colleagues that it would be impossible for anyone to make a video …read more

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Kamaru Usman Responds to Fans Who Preferred Colby Covington

Kamaru Usman is cozy where he’s at in the front of the line and next up to receive a welterweight title shot at reigning champion Tyron Woodley, and he’s not …read more

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UFC champ Tyron Woodley: No dodging fights, only surgeries cause delays

LAS VEGAS – UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has a reputation for being difficult to book. Or maybe just being difficult in general.
Woodley, 36, has tried different ways of countering …read more

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Tyron Woodley advises Colby Covington not to spar with UFC: ‘Take it from me’

LAS VEGAS — Before the UFC 235 press conference, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley discussed his upcoming title defense against Kamaru Usman, Colby Covington’s war with the UFC, and much more. …read more

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Ben Askren Doubles Down on Never Wanting to Fight Tyron Woodley

Ben Askren will not fight his longtime training partner and friend Tyron Woodley. Askren now competes in the UFC’s 170-pound division. That division is championed by Woodley, who has reigned …read more

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Ben Askren vows never to fight UFC champ Tyron Woodley

LAS VEGAS – Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren has called out a lot of fighters on the UFC roster.
Now that he resides on it, he’s got …read more

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Askren’s Beef With Usman Should Worry Covington

Ben Askren is to Tyron Woodley what Cain Velasquez is to Daniel Cormier; meaning, there’s no way “Funky” is ever going to fight for the UFC welterweight title so long …read more

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Dana White: Covington Needs To Earn His Shot Again After Passing On Woodley Fight Last Year

Colby Covington was certain he was next in-line to fight Tyron Woodley for the undisputed 170-pound title before the Ultimate Fighting Championship decided to award the opportunity to Kamaru Usman. …read more

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After UFC 235 press conference fireworks, welterweight division seems hot again

Maybe it is due to Dana White’s constant aspersions of his welterweight champion Tyron Woodley that the 170-pound class hasn’t quite seemed to be the glamour division it used to …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Dan Lambert gives update on Colby Covington

At UFC 235 Tyron Woodley will defend his welterweight title. However, it will not be against Colby Covington, rather he will take on Kamaru Usman.

To many, the news was …read more

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Tyron Woodley Trades Barbs With ‘LL Cool J’ Kamaru Usman

Besides a few hecklers, the UFC 235 press conference was pretty tame before Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman got going. UFC 235 takes place on March 2 inside the T-Mobile …read more

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Midnight Mania! Woodley to Usman: ‘You Better Not Come in 30%’

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Kamaru Usman and welterweight champion Tyron Woodley got into a heated …read more

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Video: Champ Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman get heated at UFC 235 press conference

LAS VEGAS – Colby Covington who? UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley and top contender Kamaru Usman did a good job of shifting the attention to their UFC 235 title fight …read more

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Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman Get Into Heated Exchange at UFC 235 Presser

Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and his UFC 235 opponent, Kamaru Usman, got into a heated war of words during the event’s pre-fight press conference on Thursday. Watch the two go …read more

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Woodley, Usman trade heated shots at UFC 235 presser: ‘Here comes LL Cool J’

If there wasn’t much of a rivalry between Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman before UFC 235’s kickoff press conference, that certainly changed on Thursday night.
Woodley and Usman meet on March …read more

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Darren Till Has Unfinished Business in the Welterweight Division

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Welterweight Darren Till discusses his loss to champion Tyron Woodley, becoming a father for the second time, and his upcoming fight against Jorge Masvidal.
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Darren Till says title loss 'hasn't changed me,' wants to viciously KO Jorge Masvidal

LONDON – Darren Till admits he’s still upset at his performance in a failed bid to unseat UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley but says it hasn’t affected his belief that …read more

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Darren Till Puts The ‘Scared Rats’ At 170 On Blast

After a minor setback against Tyron Woodley at UFC 228 in September 2018, Darren Till is set to return against Jorge Masvidal in March at UFC Fight Night 147, also …read more

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Stephen Thompson Wants Kamaru Usman To Unseat Tyron Woodley

Stephen Thompson knows that another successful title defense for Tyron Woodley likely means a longer wait for another championship opportunity. Woodley is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title …read more

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Din Thomas Believes Tyron Woodley Should Be Fighting Colby Covington Next

At UFC 235 in March, Tyron Woodley will defend his welterweight belt against Kamaru Usman to the surprise of many, including Woodley’s own coach Din Thomas. …read more

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Tyron Woodley’s Coach: Colby Covington Deserves UFC Title Shot

Tyron Woodley’s coach believes Colby Covington should’ve been next in line for a shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title. UFC 170-pound ruler Woodley will defend his gold …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Din Thomas discusses Tyron Woodley’s plans for 2019

Current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley seems to have a planned scheduled for 2019, including his next title defense against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 on March 2 in Las Vegas. …read more

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Thompson rooting for Usman to usurp Tyron Woodley at UFC 235

“For my career-wise, I would want Kamaru Usman to win. But man, Tyron is just another animal.” It’s highly unlikely that Stephen Thompson will get another chance to challenge Tyron …read more

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Stephen Thompson rooting for Kamaru Usman in title fight with Tyron Woodley

When it comes to elite level strikers in MMA, a discussion can’t be had without mentioning the likes of welterweight’s ‘Wonderboy’ Stephen Thompson.

A two-time title challenger, unfortunately for Thompson, he …read more

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White Says Covington Will Get Another UFC Title Shot, Just Not When He Wants

There has been quite a bit of animosity between Colby Covington and UFC President Dana White as of late. Covington has long been expected to challenge Tyron Woodley for the …read more

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Gastelum receives backlash from Askren, others, after Woodley diss

Kevin Gastelum’s callout of Tyron Woodley completely backfired on social media. Earlier this week, reigning UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley hinted of a move up to the middleweight division in …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum and Ben Askren continue war of words on social media

Last night, top UFC middleweight contender Kelvin Gastelum took a shot at UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley for plotting a move up to the middleweight division.

Haha @TWooodley has never wanted …read more

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Kelvin Gastelum rips Tyron Woodley, gets backlash from Ben Askren and others

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently announced that he plans to move up to the middleweight division in the near future. This news generated an interesting reaction from top middleweight …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley planning move to 185 this year: ‘People at middleweight need to watch out’

At UFC 235 in March, Tyron Woodley will return to the cage to defend his welterweight title, not against the man who he as been publicly playing the dozens with …read more

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Woodley hints at middleweight jump ‘by the end of the year’

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking at a weight class jump sooner than later. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is slated for his fourth overall title defense at …read more

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Middleweight Champion In 2019?

Despite what Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White may want you to believe, Tyron Woodley has been very busy and successful as Welterweight champion. After winning the strap in …read more

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Tyron Woodley eyes move to middleweight by year’s end

At UFC 235 in March, Tyron Woodley will look to successfully add another welterweight title defense to his list of accomplishments by taking out the red-hot Kamaru Usman.
As the 170-pound …read more

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Colby Covington Is Picking A Fight He Can’t Win Against Dana White

Last week, the UFC announced that Kamaru Usman, not Colby Covington, would be next in line to fight UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. Usman will now meet Woodley in the …read more

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Covington says Woodley will ‘smoke’ ‘scrub’ Usman at UFC 235

Colby Covington predicts Tyron Woodley will ‘smoke’ Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. Colby Covington feels it should be him — not Kamaru Usman — challenging Tyron Woodley for the welterweight …read more

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Tyron Woodley gives his take on Covington’s beef with the UFC: ‘People are going to see what the real deal is’

Colby Covington is not happy that he is not getting the next crack at UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley (that honor is going to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235 instead). …read more

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Woodley Trashes Covington’s ‘Pity Party’

You can count welterweight champ Tyron Woodley as unimpressed with Colby Covington’s angry reaction to getting passed over for a title shot. Colby Covington is currently in meltdown mode after …read more

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Colby Covington picks Tyron Woodley to 'smoke' Kamaru Usman at UFC 235

Colby Covington didn’t get his title shot against Tyron Woodley at UFC 235. However, the upside is he doesn’t see the champion losing the belt to Kamaru Usman.
Usman (14-1 MMA, …read more

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Colby Covington shares the one thing that he and Tyron Woodley can agree on, sends message to fighters

Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley are two of the best welterweights on the planet. They used to train together. Are they friends? Not exactly. Quite the opposite…
However, that doesn’t mean …read more

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Colby Covington Says Tyron Woodley Will ‘Walk Through’ Kamaru Usman at UFC 235

Colby Covington doesn’t agree with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley about much but he seems to share the same opinion with him on at least one subject. While Covington knows …read more

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Today on the show, we’ll discuss the UFC’s decision to pass over Colby Covington for the next shot at Tyron Woodley, UFC on ESPN expectations, the return of Cain Velasquez …read more

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Woodley: I’ll fight Covington after Usman, ‘probably in June’

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has not completely shut off the possibility of facing Colby Covington sooner than later. The UFC’s decision to have Kamaru Usman fight Tyron Woodley …read more

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Fighters react after the UFC snubs Colby Covington of promised title shot

Former interim UFC welterweight champion Colby Covington is not happy after being snubbed by the UFC of his promised title unification bout with Tyron Woodley.
“Chaos” had captured the promotions interim …read more

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T-Wood Eyes Quick Turnaround After UFC 235 To Whoop Colby

Most people in the mixed martial arts (MMA) community expected Tyron Woodley’s next title fight to be against Colby Covington, though it ultimately went to Kamaru Usman, which is set …read more

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Ben Askren scolds Colby Covington for being ‘dumb enough’ to trust Dana White

After being deprived of a shot at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, former interim welterweight champion Colby Covington is not happy with the UFC.
In fact, the streaking wrestling specialist is …read more

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Tyron Woodley Wants to Face Colby Covington in June After Beating Usman at UFC 235

Fear not Colby Covington, Tyron Woodley still has you on his to-do list. …read more

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Covington wants to be released from UFC after title shot snub

Colby Covington is not pleased about the UFC’s decision to have Kamaru Usman fight Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title. In September, UFC president Dana White declared Colby Covington …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley plans on beating Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, then fighting Colby Covington in June

It appears Tyron Woodley didn’t think too much of Dana White’s recent statements that the he never wanted to fight, so now the welterweight champion is planning a very busy …read more

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What we learned about UFC title matchmaking from Woodley, Usman, Covington and White

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You could almost call what’s been happening in the UFC welterweight division a love triangle, except for the fact that most of the people …read more

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Covington Slams ‘Lying’ UFC: F—k You, Cut Me!

If you thought Tyron Woodley and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) had a rocky relationship, the road for Colby Covington and the worldwide leader in mixed marital arts (MMA) may be …read more

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Tyron Woodley opens as slight betting favorite over Kamaru Usman

The opening odds for Tyron Woodley and Kamaru Usman’s UFC 235 welterweight title fight have now been released — and they’re very close.
According to the website BestFightOdds.com, the online sportsbook …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman booked for UFC 235

If Tyron Woodley wants to continue his reign at 170 pounds, he’s going to have to do something no one has managed to do yet.
Beat Kamaru Usman inside the Octagon.
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Tyron Woodley listed as UFC 235 betting favorite over Kamaru Usman – but not by a lot

The betting line is now available for Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman, and the UFC welterweight champion is just a slight favorite.
On Sunday, after weeks of wondering about the 170-pound …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman to Clash for Welterweight Championship at UFC 235

Tyron Woodley will make his next welterweight title defense against Kamaru Usman at UFC 235. …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman slated for UFC 235

So much for Colby Covington getting the next shot at Tyron Woodley. Tyron Woodley will be defending his UFC welterweight title on March 2nd.
ESPN’s Ariel Helwani reported on Sunday that …read more

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Report: Tyron Woodley Vs. Kamaru Usman Set For UFC 235

Sorry, Colby Covington. Kamaru Usman will be the next man to face Tyron Woodley for the welterweight strap at UFC 235 in March. UFC 235 may have just gained …read more

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Tyron Woodley set to defend title vs. Kamaru Usman – not Colby Covington – at UFC 235

Finally, the UFC welterweight title picture is clear – and champion Tyron Woodley will get to defend, after all.
After weeks of trash talk and finger pointing on social media between …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman A Done Deal For UFC 235

Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman has finally been set in stone. Sources confirmed to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that Woodley vs. Usman has been signed by both sides and will go …read more

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Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman A Done Deal For UFC 235

Tyron Woodley vs. Kamaru Usman has finally been set in stone. Sources confirmed to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani that Woodley vs. Usman has been signed by both sides and will go …read more

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Daily Debate results: Who is most deserving of a fight with Tyron Woodley?

UFC President Dana White has made it clear that he wants to see the welterweight title defended at UFC 235, but we still don’t know who’s going to fight for …read more

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Everyone is frustrated by the UFC welterweight title situation

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Behind-the-scenes negotiations for the next UFC welterweight title fight are increasingly spilling into public view, and a solution appears nowhere near the horizon.
The only …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman Engage in Nasty War of Words Over Proposed Fight

The main event for UFC 235 in March is still not set but 170-pound contender Kamaru Usman has made it clear that he’s been promised a title shot on that …read more

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Tyron Woodley, Kamaru Usman trade shots on social media over possible UFC 235 fight

No one appears to be on the same page when it comes to the UFC welterweight title picture.
A week after UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie that Kamaru Usman is …read more

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Tyron Woodley calls Kamaru Usman ‘a liar’ after saying the fight is on, the two engage in lengthy back and forth

It seems like every now and then we will inch closer and closer to clarity in regards to the top of the UFC’s always stacked, 170-pound welterweight division. However, after …read more

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UFC champ Tyron Woodley tells 'wack' Kamaru Usman to 'stop lying' about signed title fight

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After a couple of quiet days, perhaps due to the holidays, the UFC welterweight title drama is back in full effect, this time with …read more

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BREAKING | Kamaru Usman says welterweight title fight is ‘a done deal’

From the sounds of it, Kamaru Usman will get the next crack at UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
Speaking on Twitter on Thursday evening, the surging UFC welterweight contender announced that …read more

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Darren Till Seeks Five Fights in 2019

Darren Till had two high-profile bouts in 2018, first competing against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at the UFC’s debut in Liverpool, and then facing Tyron Woodley in a title bout at …read more

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