Archive: Tyron woodley

Mar 19, 2014 9:28 am

Woodley Not Happy With Rogan Commentary

“They’re punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Rogan is horrendous for his commentary that he did for that fight. Everything was, ‘Oh, Tyron threw a hard bomb but Carlos took it. He’s got such a great chin. Oh, Tyron has a takedown. Look at Carlos. He’s doing the mission impossible guard [mission...

Mar 19, 2014 8:43 am

305,000 Tune In For UFC 171 Prelims On FS2

Last Saturday’s UFC 171 event crowned our new welterweight champion. You didn’t have to tune in to FOX Sports 2 to catch this historic moment, you just had to fork out enough coin to buy the pay-per-view. However, there were fights on FOX Sports 2 as well last Saturday. As part of the lead up...

Mar 19, 2014 8:22 am

Woodley Thinks The UFC Wants Rory MacDonald To Replace The GSP Void

“I think that anybody is in some form of media and spectators, the good stories always make the front page. What people fail to realize is that it was seven minutes into the fight, I was winning the fight, I won the first round, I won the first two minutes of the second round, and...

Mar 18, 2014 11:33 am

POLL | Who Should Hendricks Fight Next?

The Hendricks’ title reign started last weekend when Johny successfully captured UFC gold in the main event of UFC 171. With GSP out of the picture, and a new champion in place, the UFC’s welterweight division is now alive and thriving. There are several eligible fighters chomping at the bit to get the first crack...

Mar 18, 2014 9:27 am

Robbie Lawler Regrets Not Being More Aggressive Against Hendricks

“I saw his legs buckle a little bit, but he recovered pretty fast, and he was throwing back. He’s a dangerous opponent, and once again, maybe I should’ve pressed a little bit more and took the fight to him a little earlier… I would go out there and finish him this time. I should’ve done...

Mar 17, 2014 6:17 am

Carlos Condit Suffered Torn Meniscus And Possible Torn ACL

This past Saturday at UFC 171 the fight between welterweights Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley ended abruptly in the second round. Condit was in pain after a takedown by Woodley, and shortly after that he ate a leg kick that caused him to spin. While spinning, his right leg got twisted and he fell to...

Mar 17, 2014 4:50 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz: “I’m ready to fight!” – Wants To Whoop Johny Hendricks

“I’m ready to go, I’m ready to fight. It’s a good time, seasonally. I’m kind of seasonal. Right now, this summer, this whole year, a fresh start, I’m ready to fight. I think I can win. I’ve had pretty good training this year, regardless no fights, no camps. I’ve jumped in and out of other...

Mar 17, 2014 4:45 am

New UFC Champ Hendricks Wants A Rematch With GSP

Fresh off his title-winning victory at Saturday’s UFC 171 event, newly minted welterweight champion, Johny Hendricks is already wanting to rewind it back and fight GSP in a rematch. “…I’d like to fight Georges again. I think it would be fun. We had a good match,” said the UFC champ at the UFC 171 post-fight...

Mar 17, 2014 4:40 am

Woodley: Condit Injury Doesn’t Take Away From UFC 171 Win

“I was dominating Carlos Condit, which is a hard thing to do. I surprised him with the leg kick. He wasn’t expecting it because he’s the leg kicker. So for me to go out there and chop his leg down … his knee got injured from getting taken down, from a great, timed double leg....

Mar 17, 2014 4:30 am

Hendricks Knew He Only Had Five-Minutes To Win The Title

“I looked at [my corner] and I said, it’s two to two. I’ve gotta win this round. I’m not dumb. I’m not going to be one of those naïve fighters who goes ‘four to zero’. I’m true to myself. I knew I had to go out there and win that fifth round. My coaches, they...

Mar 16, 2014 8:03 pm

.gif | Carlos Condit’s Fight Ending Knee Injury (Replay)

In last Saturday’s UFC 171 co-main event, Carlos Condit suffered a knee injury that forced a premature stop to the bout. As a result, Tyrone Woodley picked up a second round TKO stoppage and Condit will likely be out of commission while in rehab. Here are the replays:

Mar 15, 2014 8:52 pm

UFC 171 Results: Condit Suffers Knee Injury, Woodley Picks Up TKO Win

Carlos Condit and Tyron Woodley brought the crowd to life after an exciting first round. Woodley utilized his ability to close the distance and land quick, hard hook multiple times in the opening minutes of the fight. Condit started to turn the pace up at the end of the first round and it showed he...

Mar 15, 2014 8:25 pm

UFC 171 Results: Jury Beats a Bloodied Sanchez In a Decision

Myles Jury remains undefeated inside the octagon. Myles Jury took control of the fight early on and landed strikes in a very technical manner. He made sure that his back was never up against the fence, a spot where Sanchez usually excels in. Jury outstruck Sanchez in the first round heavily and landed a takedown...

Mar 15, 2014 7:53 pm

UFC 171 Results: Lombard Dominates Shields in an Unimpressive Decision Win

Jake Shields and Hector Lombard went the full fifteen minutes, much to the dismay of those in attendance and watching at home. Shields simply did not bring enough to the table to pull off a victory tonight. He looked off and it was almost as if he was solely relying on his grappling skills to...

Mar 15, 2014 7:22 pm

UFC 171 Results: St. Preux Submits Krylov with Rare Von Flue Choke in Round 1

Ovince St. Preux opened up the fights with a submission we haven’t seen in a long time. Ovince St. Preux landed a takedown ten seconds into the bout and transitioned right away to side control. Krylov was trying to prevent St.Preux from going to mount with a guillotine, but St. Preux countered with a Von...

Mar 15, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC 171 Results: Andrade Picks Up Win After Going 15 Minutes With Pennington

Raquel Pennington looked a bit off tonight in her bout with Jessica Andrade. Pennington did not have much offense in the first round as Andrade dictated where most of the fight went. Pennington looked for a standing guillotine twice while her back was against the fence, but Andrade defended intelligently and escaped danger. Pennington tried...

Mar 15, 2014 6:03 pm

UFC 171 Results: Bermudez Finishes Hettes in Round Three

Dennis Bermudez had no problem taking Jimi Hettes down at all. By the time the first round was over, Bermudez had taken his opponent down four times. While on top, he did a great job maintaining control and landing shots on top. Hettes did not put on a great showing in the first five minutes,...

Mar 15, 2014 5:32 pm

UFC 171 Results: Garcia Picks Up Split Decision Win Over Spencer

Fox Sports 2 played home to the preliminary portion of UFC 171. Sean Spencer and Alex Garcia did the honors of kicking off the action at 8:00 PM ET and it was a fun start. Alex Garcia was looking to land a big shot in the first round, but he kept whiffing. Garcia was lucky...

Mar 15, 2014 5:00 pm

UFC 171 Results: Trevino Survives Tough First Round, Gets Decision Win Over Forte

Renee Forte missed weight for this bout but still appeared dominant in the opening round. Forte landed a takedown and almost immediately took the back of Francisco Trevino. Forte was close to locking in the rear naked choke, but he could not slide his forearm under the chin on Trevino. The constant jockeying for position...