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Born as Tyron Lanket Woodley on the 17th April 1982 in Ferguson, Missouri USA, he is a mixed martial artist, best known to the world as the current champion of the UFC Welterweight division.

Have you ever wondered how rich Tyron Woodley is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Woodley’s net worth is as high as $4 million, an amount earned through his successful career, which started in 2006. So far, he has amassed a record of 17 wins, three loses and one draw.

Tyron Woodley Net Worth $4 Million

Tyron is one of 13 children born to Sylvester and Deborah Woodley, however, he was raised by his mother, since his father left the family soon after the birth of their 13th child. A somewhat troubled childhood didn’t stop Tyron achieving success when he went to McCluer High School, and he was on the honor roll every term, plus received honors in football, while in his wrestling career, Tyron amassed a record of 48 wins without a defeat. Also, he won the state title as a wrestler. After his matriculation in 2000, he received offers from various Universities, and eventually enrolled at the University of Missouri. His first desire was University of Nebraska, but after the head coach of the wrestling team resigned, he changed his decision.

While at the University, Tyron was the captain of the wrestling team in 2003, 2004 and 2005, while in 2003 he became the Big 12 Conference Champion, and received NCAA Division I All-American honors in 2003 and 2005.

Soon after graduation in 2005, Tyron joined a local MMA gym and wanted to participate in the fight card that was scheduled for the next month, and trained with the owner of the gym preparing for his first bout. Tyron won his first fight with just 20 seconds into the match, and recorded seven consecutive wins, without a lost battle. Although only an amateur, Tyron was already showing the skills of a professional fighter. Moving on to the next level, he joined tryouts for the ninth season of The Ultimate Fighter, but unfortunately, he didn’t make it into the show.

However, he made his professional debut in 2009, when he fought against Steve Schnider in a match organized by Headhunter Productions. The same year he joined Strikeforce and debuted against Sal Woods, whom he defeated in the first round. He continued successfully in Strikeforce, receiving the Rising Star of the Year Award for 2010, defeating such fighters as Zach Light, Nathan Coy, Paul Daley and Jordan Mein, before suffering his first loss against Nate Marquardt for the vacant Strikeforce Welterweight Championship.

He then joined UFC in 2013, and fought against Jay Hieron in his debut; after only 36 seconds, Tyron became the winner of the match by KO. Later that year he fought against Josh Koscheck whom he defeated and earned Knockout of the Night honors. Three years after his debut in UFC, Tyron was in the match for the UFC Welterweight Championship, defeating Robbie Lawler in the first round by KO to become the new Welterweight champion, and received Performance of the Night for his skills. He was challenged by Stephen Thompson for the title; the two drew, and title remained in Tyron’s hands. He fought Thompson once again in March this year, and this time Tyron came out victorious.

In recent years, Tyron has also tried himself as an actor; he made his debut in 2015 in the role of Terry ’T-Bone’ Gray in the film “Straight Outta Compton”, starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell. Then in 2016 he appeared in the Indian film “Sultan”, while he currently works on films “The Favorite”, and “Office Uprising”, both scheduled for release later in 2017.

Regarding his personal life, Tyron is married to Averi, and the couple has four children together.

Most recently, he has started the youth mentoring program P5 Protocol, which helps empower inner-city male teens and get them off the streets.

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 17, 1982
Birth place: Ferguson, Missouri, United States
Height:1.75 m
Weight: 77 kg
Profession:Mixed martial artist
Education:University of Missouri (2005), McCluer High School
Nationality:American
Spouse:Averi Woodley
Children:Tyron Woodley Jr., Gabby Woodley, Dylan Woodley, Darron Woodley
Parents:Deborah Woodley, Sylvester Woodley
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Filmography

Stunts

Stunts

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sultan2016stunts announced
Kickboxer: Vengeance2016stunts post-production
Straight Outta Compton2015stunts
Olympus Has Fallen2013stunts

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kickboxer: Vengeance2016post-production
Straight Outta Compton2015T-Bone (uncredited)
Blunt Force2014Skinhead

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
UFC Embedded: Vlog Series2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
UFC Ultimate Insider2013-2015TV SeriesHimself
UFC PPV Events2015TV SeriesHimself
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy2012TV MovieHimself
Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Final2012TV MovieHimself
Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine2012TV MovieHimself
Strikeforce M-1 Global: Fedor vs. Henderson2011TV MovieHimself
MMAthletics2011TV SeriesHimself
Strikeforce Challengers2009-2011TV SeriesHimself
Strikeforce: Henderson vs. Babalu 22010TV SpecialHimself - Audience Member
MMA H.E.A.T.2010TV SeriesHimself
EA Sports MMA2010Video GameHimself
Strikeforce: Diaz vs. Noons 22010TV MovieHimself
Strikeforce: Lawler vs. Shields2009TV MovieHimself

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