What is Tyron Woodley’s net worth?
Tyron Woodley is an American mixed martial artist champion and former amateur wrestler. As of this writing, Tyron Woodley has a net worth of $4 million.
Tyron Woodley was born in Ferguson, Missouri in April 1982. Woodley was a two-time state finalist in wrestling in high school where he went 48-0 and won a state title at McCluer High School. He graduated from the University of Missouri where he wrestled. Woodley won his first fight in 20 seconds as an amateur and was 7-0 in amateur bouts. He tried out for the 9th season of The Ultimate Fighter but was cut before the show started.
Tyron Woodley is an American athlete who has built a notable career as a former mixed martial artist and professional boxer. He held the title of UFC Welterweight Champion, defending it four times throughout his tenure.
Born on April 7, 1982, in Ferguson, Missouri, Woodley was one of thirteen children and was raised by his mother following his father’s early departure. In high school, he excelled in both American football and amateur wrestling, winning the Missouri 4A State Wrestling Championship in 2000. Woodley continued his athletic pursuits at the University of Missouri, earning All-American honors twice in wrestling and graduating in 2005 with a degree in Agricultural Economics.
Mixed Martial Arts Career
Woodley launched his professional MMA career in 2009, securing a submission victory in his first fight against Steve Schnider. He continued his winning streak with a first-round submission win over Jeff Carstens. His success in Strikeforce led to a distinguished career in the UFC, where he became a champion and a prominent figure in the sport.
Professional Boxing Career
Woodley ventured into professional boxing with a highly publicized bout against internet personality Jake Paul. In their first encounter, he lost to Paul by split decision, despite taking Paul past the second round for the first time. They had a rematch in which Woodley suffered a knockout in the sixth round, trailing on the scorecards at the time of the stoppage.
Outside the ring, Woodley has dabbled in acting, with roles in ‘Straight Outta Compton,’ ‘Kickboxer: Vengeance,’ and the Indian film ‘Sultan.’ He also appeared in the action movie ‘Escape Plan 2: Hades’ and the Netflix series ‘Cobra Kai.’ Beyond acting, Woodley is active in media through his podcast “Morning Wood with Deez Nutz” and a web show on TMZ titled “The Hollywood Beatdown.”
A father of four, Woodley has expressed a desire to support troubled youth through a non-profit organization. In response to the civil unrest in his hometown following the Michael Brown shooting, he spoke out against the violence and destruction, advocating for peaceful and constructive action.