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UFC Champ Tyron Woodley Drops MLK on NFL Kneelers

While he didn’t add a lot of context to his post, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley recently weighed in on the NFL kneeling controversy.
If you’ve been under a rock …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley quotes MLK in response to NFL protests: ‘The time is always right to do what is right’

As support and outrage over NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem continues to boil, the UFC’s fighters are taking to social media to give their thoughts. The …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley is not a fan of the UFC’s pound-for-pound list

The UFC’s pound-for-pound rankings list is always changing. When Jon Jones was ejected from the list after his latest USADA-bust, the rankings endured another tectonic shift, and UFC welterweight champion …read more

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Posted on September 24, 2017, 5:46 pm By
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Paul Daley Admits Desire to Rematch Tyron Woodley

Despite his upcoming clash with another former UFC welterweight in Lorenz Larkin, Paul Daley would ‘love to’ fight UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for the second time Daley and Larkin …read more

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Paul Daley excited for standup war with Lorenz Larkin, would love to rematch Tyron Woodley

All Paul Daley needs to know about Lorenz Larkin is whether he’s ready to stand and bang.
The two welterweights go head-to-head at Bellator 183 this Saturday at the SAP Center …read more

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Colby Covington explains why he respects Demian Maia, but not “little b*tch” Tyron Woodley

On October 28th, on the main card of UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, red-hot welterweight contender Colby Covington will battle recent title challenger Demian Maia. While Covington …read more

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UFC Pittsburgh’s Kamaru Usman can wear Tyron Woodley out because his shovel is bigger

Two men have tried to dethrone current Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley from the top of the 170-pound mountain, and both Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia have …read more

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Tyron Woodley: I will heal up for now since ‘there’s no clear-cut number one contender’

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley plans to go on a brief hiatus to focus on healing his injured shoulder. After three title fights over the course of eight months, …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2017, 7:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley gives timetable for Octagon return

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been a busy man. Since winning the title with a thunderous, first-round knockout of Robbie Lawler in July of 2016, he has defended it …read more

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When's UFC champ Tyron Woodley coming back? He's currently weighing options

July 29, 2017; Anaheim, CA, USA; Tyron Woodley is declared the winner and retains his title against Demian Maia during UFC 214 at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA …read more

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UFC Champion Tyron Woodley Suffers Torn Labrum

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley isn’t ready to pack it in for 2017 just yet. But Woodley could be sidelined for several months if he’s unable to fix his …read more

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Posted on September 13, 2017, 4:16 am By
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Mike Perry Says People Hate Tyron Woodley Because He’s Smart

Mike Perry is coming to the defense of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley. Woodley has received criticism for his recent performances. Fans believe “The Chosen One” …read more

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Mike Perry defends UFC champion Tyron Woodley, says ‘people are mad how smart he is’

Mike Perry made a thunderous statement for himself when he scored one of the most vicious knockouts of 2017 with his April stoppage of Jake Ellenberger. The win pushed Perry’s …read more

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Tyron Woodley Says He’s Open to Boxing Match With Andre Ward

The dollar signs speak volumes to Tyron Woodley. Woodley, who is the reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder, is in search of his first “super fight.” He’s targeted …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos sets sights on Tyron Woodley after UFC 215: ‘The division is wide open’

Rafael dos Anjos’ welterweight experiment appears to be a success.
The former UFC lightweight champion made a thunderous statement on Saturday, submitting 170-pound contender Neil Magny with a first-round arm-triangle …read more

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UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley ‘would love to box’, open to fight with Andre Ward

Tyron Woodley is open to a boxing fight against Andre Ward. Conor McGregor’s historic boxing match against Floyd Mayweather Jr. has opened the floodgates for a plethora of other MMA …read more

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UFC 215: Rafael dos Anjos calls out Tyron Woodley, ‘The Chosen One’ has sights set on move to middleweight

It was recently revealed that Rafael dos Anjos was asked to be a backup to take a Welterweight title fight against Tyron Woodley at UFC 214 last month in case …read more

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Posted on September 10, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley responds to callout from surging Rafael dos Anjos

Shortly after his steamrolling of long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny, former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos began calling for a scrap with reigning welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
“This division’s wide …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos wants title shot, promises not to let champ Tyron Woodley 'walk around'

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosEDMONTON – Rafael dos Anjos wants the next title shot against UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and he believes his UFC 215 victory over Neil Magny …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos Talks About Being Backup For UFC 214

Rafael dos Anjos has broken his silence on being a backup option for UFC 214. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wanted to book Tyron Woodley to defend his welterweight title …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos says champ Tyron Woodley ‘played safe’ at UFC 214

Tyron Woodley successfully defended his UFC welterweight belt with a unanimous decision victory over Demian Maia at UFC 214 on July 29, but the promotion had a backup plan in …read more

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UFC 215's Neil Magny: Welterweight title shot 'within reach' if I beat Rafael dos Anjos

Filed under: News, UFC, VideosEDMONTON – There is no clear-cut No. 1 contender to UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley at this time. Neil Magny believes he could slide right in …read more

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Michael Bisping tackles racism in the UFC: ‘It’s almost a sin to be white these days’

On the latest episode of ‘Believe You Me,’ the UFC Middleweight champion gave his thoughts to Tyron Woodley and the debate over racism in combat sports. In his time as …read more

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Tyron Woodley on Covington: ‘I’m Not Going to Give Him Any Attention’

Tyron Woodley doesn’t appear fazed by Colby Covington’s social media rants. Woodley and Covington have both trained at American Top Team, but “Chaos” hasn’t been friendly to the Ultimate Fighting …read more

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Tyron Woodley responds to Colby Covington’s social media taunts

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has by and large ignored Colby Covington’s taunts.
Until now.
Covington, a fellow welterweight who shares an American Top Team affiliation with Woodley, turned heads following …read more

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Sean Shelby Says RDA Was Back up Opponent For Woodley at UFC 214

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) matchmaker Sean Shelby says Rafael dos Anjos could’ve been the one to challenge Tyron Woodley for the welterweight title. At UFC 214, Woodley successfully defended his …read more

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Shelby: Dos Anjos accepted title fight against Woodley, was back up option for UFC 214

If Demian Maia didn’t accept the bout, it was Rafael dos Anjos who was supposed to fight Tyron Woodley at UFC 214. On pretty much every pay-per-view event, UFC matchmakers …read more

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Tyron Woodley willing to jump to middleweight to fight winner of ‘Bisping vs St-Pierre’

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is finally making his return to mixed martial arts (MMA) after spending more than three years on the sidelines.
But it won’t …read more

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Tyron Woodley will fight GSP for middleweight title if he needs to: He can’t ‘keep running’

If Georges St-Pierre beats Michael Bisping, Tyron Woodley plans to become a two-division champion. Tyron Woodley received a lashing from fans after his most recent welterweight title defense against Demian …read more

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Tyron Woodley Doubles Down on Moving Up for Middleweight Gold

Things have changed. It’s the era of the superfight and Tyron Woodley is looking for a greater challenge that will earn him larger profits. Last week, he talked about there …read more

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Colby Covington Calls Tyron Woodley a Fraud & a Fake

Colby Covington continues to try to poke at Tyron Woodley. Covington has a bout against Demian Maia on Oct. 28 at UFC Fight Night 119. “Chaos” will be going for …read more

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Dominick Cruz, Tyron Woodley Impressed by Conor McGregor’s Performance

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and current welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley were both impressed with the showing put forth by their compatriot Conor McGregor Saturday night. McGregor took the …read more

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Tyron Woodley States His Intention to Move up to Middleweight

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has indicated that he may be looking at emulating Conor McGregor’s reign over two weight classes at the same time “The Chosen One” dropped in …read more

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Demian Maia, Colby Covington set to meet at UFC Fight Night 119 on Oct. 28

Colby Covington’s campaign might not have earned him many fans among his peers, but it was effective.
After taking aim at a few targets, including 170-pound champ Tyron Woodley, Covington (12-1 …read more

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Stephen Thompson Discusses Potential Bouts With Masvidal & Lawler

Stephen Thompson isn’t opposed to bouts with Jorge Masvidal and Robbie Lawler. Thompson is coming off a majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley back in March. It was just the …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: I’m not scared of Tyron Woodley ... I’m scared of all my opponents

When he realized he lost out on the opportunity to fight Georges St-Pierre next because of his lackluster performance against Demian Maia at UFC 214, Tyron Woodley wasn’t too disappointed. …read more

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Georges St-Pierre: I’m not scared of Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has gone on the record to state that he feels that former champion Georges St-Pierre does not want to fight him in the Octagon. Woodley …read more

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Posted on August 14, 2017, 9:46 pm By
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Rafael Dos Anjos: After I fight Tyron Woodley, people would want to buy his pay-per-views

Rafael Dos Anjos believes he can fare well against current welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. The last time Tyron Woodley finished a fight was when he won the belt against …read more

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RDA on Potential Woodley Fight: ‘He’ll Have to go to Work’

Rafael dos Anjos is confident that he can get the best of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Tyron Woodley. A former champion himself, dos Anjos knows what it …read more

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Rafael Dos Anjos disses Tyron Woodley, explains how he’d beat the champ

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking like a bigger and bigger problem for any welterweight contender hoping to capture the divisional title. Yet former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos …read more

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Rafael dos Anjos: People will want to buy Tyron Woodley’s UFC PPV cards after he fights me

Rafael dos Anjos made a successful transition to Welterweight after taking out Tarec Saffiedine a few months ago after dropping back-to-back losses at Lightweight.
With newfound confidence, “RDA” says he can …read more

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Assessing Risk: Did Tyron Woodley employ the right strategy against Demian Maia at UFC 214?

Tyron Woodley won convincingly at UFC 214, but did he really employ an optimal strategy? For many fans, Tyron Woodley’s dominant welterweight title defense against Demian Maia represented a black …read more

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Stephen Thompson Praises Woodley’s Performance Against Maia

Stephen Thompson defended former opponent Tyron Woodley’s “smart” tactics in his UFC 214 title defense against Demian Maia While “The Chosen One” was blasted for what was perceived to be …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Stephen Thompson Tells Jorge Masvidal to Get Ready to Fight at UFC 217

If UFC 217 wasn’t already stacked enough, it looks like another high profile fight is in the works. Jorge Masivdal has tried to fight everyone from Tyron Woodley to Ben …read more

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Tyron Woodley says Georges St-Pierre should be honest on reason for his comeback

After nearly four years away from competition, Georges St-Pierre is expected to return to the Octagon in November. Not only will St-Pierre be returning to fight in the UFC, the …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2017, 9:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley on GSP’s Comeback: ‘Just be Real’

Tyron Woodley says he isn’t hating on Georges St-Pierre, but feels he isn’t being truthful. St-Pierre has made it clear that the only fight he’s interested in is a middleweight …read more

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Colby Covington challenges Demian Maia while throwing shade at Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight Colby Covington is a rising star in the UFC’s stacked welterweight division.
“Chaos” has won four fights in a row, his latest being a lopsided decision victory over highly …read more

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Tyron Woodley to Georges St-Pierre: Be honest, admit why you’re really coming back to UFC

Tyron Woodley doesn’t think the competitive itch made Georges St-Pierre want to return to the Octagon.
The current UFC welterweight champion, who recently successfully defended his belt against Demian Maia at …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2017, 1:16 pm By
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Tyron Woodley: I’m ready to wage war if UFC introduces interim title

Although some people were put to sleep by UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley’s winning performance at UFC 214 this past July, he was able to shut down the grappling advancements …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2017, 6:16 pm By
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Colby Covington Erupts on Tyron Woodley, Jon Jones vs. Brock Lesnar, More on Fight Society

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On the latest Fight Society podcast, top 10 ranked welterweight Colby Covington joins the show where he erupts on current champion Tyron Woodley and discusses who he wants to fight …read more

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Tyron Woodley on what Stephen Thompson must do to earn trilogy fight

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson have been into the Octagon together twice. In both fights, the sraps were regarded as being rather lackluster, …read more

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Tyron Woodley discusses mending relationship with Dana White

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is fresh off a decision win over Demian Maia this past weekend, where he defended his welterweight title in rather lackluster fashion. Following that, Woodley …read more

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The MMA Hour - 393 - Malki Kawa

Jon Jones and Tyron Woodley’s manager Malki Kawa recaps UFC 214 for both of his clients. …read more

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Posted on August 4, 2017, 5:16 am By
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The MMA Hour - 393 - Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley looks back on his win over Demian Maia at UFC 214. …read more

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Tyron Woodley says beef with Dana White has been squashed

Tyron Woodley says he and Dana White have smoothed things over. (Getty)The relationship between UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Dana White has always appeared to be a bit on …read more

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Posted on August 3, 2017, 8:46 pm By
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Tyron Woodley’s shoulder injury forces CSAC to extend medical suspension to 180 days

Upon further review, Tyron Woodley’s medical suspension has been extended to 180 days. Tyron Woodley’s initial seven-day medical suspension by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has been extended to …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains how he squashed his beef with Dana White

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his title with a decision defeat of grappling whiz Demian Maia. Unfortunately, this …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says he and Dana White have cleared the air after their public feud stemming from UFC 214

On Saturday evening at UFC 214, Tyron Woodley won a clear decision over number one contender Demian Maia to retain his UFC welterweight title, stopping all 21 of Maia’s takedowns …read more

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Watch The MMA Beat live today

On this week’s episode the panel will discuss life after UFC 214 for Jon Jones, Tyron Woodley, Cris Cyborg and others, as well as the Bisping-GSP saga and more.
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Tyron Woodley shoots down interim title talk, Robbie Lawler rematch

Tyron Woodley will not be happy if an interim title fight is booked while he’s out with an apparent injury, and when he does return, he doesn’t want to be …read more

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Woodley says talks with White ended positively, but ‘there was some yelling back and forth’

Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley says his multiple conversations with UFC president Dana White this week went fairly well. Two days after his third title defense — a decision win over …read more

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Tyron Woodley has positive chat with Dana White, was 'probably not' going to leak info

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid4621179066001?bckey=AQ~~,AAAABvaL8JE~,ufBHq_I6FnxR-PQW_F3sm5QdUbP7D6E9&bctid=5525939379001Filed under: Featured, News, UFCIt appears the tension between UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC President Dana White has been smoothed over following an airing of grievances between the …read more

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Tyron Woodley’s medical suspension extended to 180 days due to shoulder injury

Tyron Woodley’s next title defense probably won’t happen any time soon.
The UFC welterweight champion had his medical suspension extended Wednesday by the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) to 180 days …read more

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Tyron Woodley fires back at Michael Bisping, remains satisfied with UFC 214 performance

UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley (18-3-1) successfully defended his title this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a unanimous decision victory over top contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of …read more

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Tyron Woodley discusses potential options for his next title defense

Last Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Tyron Woodley made a third defense of the UFC welterweight title with a decision defeat of Demian Maia. Unfortunately, Woodley suffered …read more

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Tyron Woodley discusses his relationship with Dana White, gives timeline for UFC return

Tyron Woodley (18-3-1 MMA) successfully defended his title this past weekend in Anaheim, scoring a unanimous decision victory over top contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214.
“The …read more

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Colby Covington explains why he sided with Dana White against Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, Tyron Woodley defended his title with a unanimous decision of Demian Maia. Regrettably, the fight was a bit of a slow one, and it generated quite a …read more

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Tyron Woodley shuts down possible Robbie Lawler title shot, compares him to Ronda Rousey

Last Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Tyron Woodley defended his title for a third time, defeating dangerous grappler Demian Maia with an admittedly tepid unanimous decision. …read more

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UFC 214 medical suspensions: Woodley out only seven days despite claiming labrum tear

Three fighters who competed at UFC 214 last weekend will potentially be sidelined for six months, but Tyron Woodley isn’t one of them. Tyron Woodley was given a short medical …read more

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Tyron Woodley dismisses Robbie Lawler’s case for title shot: ‘What has he done in this last year besides crawl up in a ball and hide?’

Tyron Woodley has been the UFC’s most active champion over the last 12 months, notching a trio of welterweight title defenses against No. 1 contenders Stephen Thompson and Demian Maia …read more

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Dana White responds to Tyron Woodley’s UFC 214 apology demand - ‘He didn’t mean it’

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Welterweight champion Tyron Woodley demanded a public apology from his boss — UFC president Dana White — after the brash head honcho slammed his performance during …read more

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Dana White claims to have squashed beef with Tyron Woodley, Woodley responds

Over the weekend, Tyron Woodley defended his UFC welterweight title for a third time with a decision triumph over Demian Maia. Regrettably, the slow nature of Woodley’s win generated quite …read more

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Woodley’s coach: Every fighter I know would fight like Mayweather, ‘but they can’t’

Din Thomas, coach to UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, has a bone to pick with MMA fans who just want guys to slug it out. It’s something of a dirty …read more

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