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Tyron Woodley Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Tyron Woodley Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth April 7, 1982
Zodiac Sign Aries
Spouse Averi Woodley

Tyron Woodley is an American professional mixed martial artist and broadcast analyst who began competing in the welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), in 2013. He had become the UFC Welterweight Champion in July 2016 and had retained the title 4 times before eventually losing it to Kamaru Usman in March 2019. As of June 2021, he had won 6 UFC Bonus Awards – ‘Knockout of the Night’ (once), ‘Fight of the Night’ (twice), and ‘Performance of the Night’ (thrice). He had started his professional career in 2009, fighting in independent organizations and the now-defunct American mixed martial arts and kickboxing organization Strikeforce. He holds a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Born Name

Tyron Lakent Woodley

Nick Name

The Chosen One

Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2021
Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2021 (Tyron Woodley / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Ferguson, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States


St. Louis, Missouri, United States





Tyron had graduated from the McCluer High School in Florissant, Missouri, in 2000. After his high school graduation, he had joined the University of Missouri, a public land-grant research university in Columbia, Missouri, and had joined their Missouri Tigers athletics program as a wrestler. He had graduated from there in 2005 with a major in agricultural economics.


Professional Mixed Martial Artist, Broadcast Analyst

Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2018
Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2018 (Tyron Woodley / Instagram)


  • Father – Sylvester Woodley
  • Mother – Deborah Woodley
  • Siblings – He has 10 older siblings and 2 younger siblings.






6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Net Worth

Tyron Woodley’s net worth had been $4 million according to




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


77 kg or 170 lbs

Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2020
Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2020 (Tyron Woodley / Instagram)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tyron has dated –

  1. Averi Woodley – Through his marriage to his childhood sweetheart and fitness guru Averi, Tyron has 4 children – 3 sons named Dylan Woodley, Tyron Woodley Jr., and Darron Woodley, and a daughter named Gabby Woodley.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of African-American descent.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Close-cropped hair
  • Sports a thick beard
  • Has his left arm covered in tattoos

Brand Endorsements

He has been sponsored by the sports beverage brand Monster Hydro.

Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2021
Tyron Woodley as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2021 (Tyron Woodley / Instagram)

Tyron Woodley Facts

  1. He was raised solely by his mother after his father had abandoned the family when he was very young.
  2. In high school, he used to compete in both American football and amateur wrestling. He had won the Missouri 4A Men’s State Championship in 2000, his senior year, in the 160lb weight class.
  3. At the University of Missouri, he was an NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Division I collegiate wrestler for the Missouri Tigers and was named an All-American twice (2003, 2005). He had also won the ‘Gold’ medal at the 2003 Columbia Big 12 Championships.
  4. In his debut UFC match, in February 2013, he had defeated Jay Hieron via KO (Knock Out) in just 36 seconds of the opening round.
  5. In parallel with his mixed martial arts career, he has also pursued acting and has worked in Hollywood movies such as Straight Outta Compton (2015), Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016), and Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018). He had also been featured in the 2016 Indian Hindi-language sports drama film Sultan which was based on mixed martial arts.
  6. He has hosted a podcast titled Morning Wood with Deez Nutz and a weekly internet web show titled The Hollywood Beatdown, on TMZ, an online tabloid journalism platform.
  7. On August 28, 2021, Tyron fought against YouTuber-turned boxer Jake Paul. In June 2021, Jake had predicted himself to be the winner of the boxing match and that too by round 2. In reality, Jake won the match against Tyron via split decision and had played all 8 rounds. Check the scorecard.
  8. On September 27, 2021, Tyron showed his permanent tattoo ‘I Love Jake Paul‘ on the middle finger of his hand in hope of getting a rematch with Jake Paul.
  9. In December 2021, Tyron fought with Jake Paul once again in a boxing match. This time too, he lost the match but via knockout in the 6th round.

Featured Image by Tyron Woodley / Instagram

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