Tyron Woodley News

Jun 25, 2017 1:01 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather spotted partying with “The best fighter in the UFC”

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather spotted partying with “The best fighter in the UFC” Undefeated boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather (49-0) will square off with current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor on August 26 in Las Vegas. The fight will take place inside of a boxing ring at T-Mobile Arena leading many analysts to believe that...

Jun 18, 2017 5:53 pm

A frustrated Tyron Woodley issues a warning to Demian Maia

A frustrated Tyron Woodley issues a warning to Demian Maia Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is hoping to defend his title against top division contender Demian Maia at July’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, California. “The Chosen One” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed the potential title fight with the...

Jun 15, 2017 1:27 pm

Tyron Woodley respects fellow “hustler” Michael Bisping

Not all that long ago, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping agreed to a catchweight superfight. Despite their clear interest in fighting one another, however, the fight never came to fruition. Instead, Woodley now appears to be closing in on a title defense opposite Demian Maia, while Bisping is currently nursing...


Jun 15, 2017 11:19 am

Welterweight champ Tyron Woodley heaps praise on Conor McGregor

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor have certainly had their issues in the past. When Woodley heard the news that the Irishman had finally made his much-discussed boxing match with Floyd Mayweather happen, however, he could only offer his respect. “I immediately started thinking in my mind how I’m going to...

Jun 15, 2017 7:10 am

Report: Tyron Woodley vs. Demian Maia welterweight title fight nearing completion

The next title defense of UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is apparently nearing completion. Earlier this week, rumors surfaced that Woodley would be taking on dangerous welterweight star Jorge Masvidal, as the welterweight division’s number one contender Demian Maia was apparently dealing with an injury. Shortly after Maia took to social media to assure he...

May 21, 2017 7:36 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley takes Demian Maia’s back at Athletes’ Retreat

Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley is getting that #UFC Welterweight Championship defense started early. Posted by UFC on FOX on Saturday, May 20, 2017 Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, Brazilian grappling specialist Demian Maia scored a competitive but undeniably impressive decision defeat over the ever dangerous Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. With...

May 16, 2017 11:19 am

Tyron Woodley discusses next title defense

This past weekend, on the main card of UFC 211, top ranked UFC prospect Demian Maia picked up a win over Jorge Masvidal to extend his win streak to 7, and cement his place as the UFC welterweight #1 contender. With his win over Masvidal, Maia now has likely secured himself a fight for the...

May 15, 2017 1:21 pm

Is a Tyron Woodley vs. Georges St-Pierre matchup now in the cards?

Now that UFC President Dana White announced that Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre is not happening and St-Pierre still aiming for a return to fight in the Octagon, who will be selected to go up against the former kingpin of the welterweight division? Sports journalist Mike Bohn tweeted on Monday that Dana White said St-Pierre’s...

May 15, 2017 6:48 am

Tyron Woodley: Demian Maia will struggle to take me down, jump on my back

Last Saturday night, on the main card of an action-packed UFC 211, Demian Maia met Jorge Masvidal in what appeared to be a welterweight number one contender fight. Though Masvidal certainly had his moments, Maia would win this fight, relying on his legendary grappling en route to a split decision victory. With this win, Maia...

May 11, 2017 12:18 pm

Jorge Masvidal discusses possible title fight with former teammate Tyron Woodley

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 211, Demian Maia will risk the welterweight title shot many fans feel he has already earned when he takes on dangerous contender Jorge Masvidal. In the opinion of welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, Maia’s accepting this fight was not a smart move. The champ has now said on...

May 6, 2017 1:41 pm

Demian Maia responds to criticism from Tyron Woodley

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has been rather frustrated with his inability to find a challenger for his welterweight belt. The welterweight champion stated earlier this month that while he would like to fight in July, nobody is prepared to step up and challenge him for the belt. Woodley took specific aim at UFC...

May 3, 2017 10:15 am

Tyron Woodley calls out potential opponents for ducking him

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is fresh off his controversial majority decision win over Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson at UFC 209, which marked his first successful title defense after his first fight with Thompson was scored a majority draw. Now, Woodley has his sights set on a July return to the Octagon, however the champ is...

Apr 20, 2017 2:18 pm

Rory MacDonald: Tyron Woodley being UFC champ makes me look better

Having defended the welterweight title twice – albeit in two close fights with the same man – UFC welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley is looking like he could emerge as a pretty dominant champion. We do, however, know that he can be beaten. Rory MacDonald was the most recent fighter to prove this. MacDonald beat Woodley...

Apr 17, 2017 1:23 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Tyron Woodley rumor for UFC 213 shutdown

Earlier today UFC welterweight champion of the world Tyron Woodley took to Instagram where he announced that he had started his training camp for a July return to the octagon. #TRAININGCAMP Starts #Today The next time I set foot in the #Octagon it will be 4 Title Fights in 12months. Starting with the Spirit, Mind,...

Apr 11, 2017 1:22 pm

Tyron Woodley targets July return, has two opponents in mind

Tyron Woodley targets July return, has two opponents in mind UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley scored a majority decision victory over Stephen Thompson at last month’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas, thus retaining his 170-pound strap. “The Chosen One” took some time out of his busy schedule today to appear on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire...

Apr 6, 2017 10:11 am

Stephen Thompson weighs in on what could come next for Tyron Woodley

Despite two valiant efforts, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has now failed twice to swipe the UFC welterweight title from Tyron Woodley. Given this, he will now re-enter the exciting welterweight contendership race in an effort to earn himself a third crack at gold. Speaking with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, Thompson gave his take on what should be...

Apr 4, 2017 11:21 am

Stephen Thompson explains “weird” second fight with Tyron Woodley

Last month, in the main event of UFC 209, Stephen Thompson came up short in a rematch with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, failing to capture the UFC welterweight crown in the process. Now exactly a month removed from this second battle with Woodley, Stephen Thompson deconstructed the fight with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor. “Tyron was kind of...

Mar 30, 2017 5:57 am

Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley trade barbs on social media

Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley trade barbs on social media Earlier this week UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping revealed on his podcast that he was not willing to wait until the fall to defend his championship against former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. “The Count”, who wants to fight the Canadian superstar at UFC 213 on...

Mar 29, 2017 10:12 am

Tyron Woodley offers to step up and fight Michael Bisping in July

Recently, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he revealed that he would take away Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight title fight if the former welterweight kingpin wasn’t prepared for his Octagon return by July. In addition to threatening to take St-Pierre’s title shot away, Bisping threatened to give the fight to Yoel Romero, who was...

Mar 27, 2017 12:28 pm

Tyron Woodley discusses the changing recipe for stardom in the UFC

Over the last year, the UFC has been criticized on several occasions for booking fights that focus more on entertainment than they do on legitimate ranking-based matchmaking. Former featherweight champion Conor McGregor‘s immediate lightweight title shot against Eddie Alvarez, for example, was initially criticized. So too was former bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey‘s recent title shot...