How many times did Tyron Woodley defend his belt?

How many times did Tyron Woodley defend his belt?

Tyron Lakent Woodley (born April 17, 1982) is an American MMA fighter and television commentator. He is a former UFC Welterweight Champion who held the belt four times. As of January 2, 2020, he is ranked #3 all-time among welterweights with 21% of the votes.

Woodley began his professional mixed martial arts career in 2006. He was undefeated in his first five fights before being defeated by Martin Kampmann at UFC 107. He returned to face Jon Fitch at UFC 117 where he lost via TKO due to an eye injury. After two more wins, Woodley faced Josh Koscheck for his title shot at UFC 121. He won the fight via unanimous decision to become the new UFC Welterweight Champion. At the time of his fourth title defense against Karo Parisyan at UFC 126, Woodley had fought four times within a one month period. He defended his title for the fourth time against Carlos Condit at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale. However, after suffering his second straight loss, he decided to leave the promotion and take some time off from fighting.

After three years away from the sport, Woodley returned at UFC on Fox 9 and submitted Travis Browne in the first round to win his fifth championship. His sixth title defense came at UFC on Fox 15 when he defeated Matt Brown by split decision.

How did Tyron Woodley lose his welterweight championship?

Woodley was dominated throughout the fight and was defeated by unanimous decision, bringing an end to his almost three-year reign as welterweight champion. After the Championship Belt Match, it was announced that Woodley had failed his drug test after the bout and had been stripped of his title.

He tested positive for marijuana metabolites. As a result, he has been suspended for one year by the UFC and will be required to pass a drug test before being allowed to apply for a license with the Nevada Athletic Commission.

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When did LaMarr Woodley retire?

2015 The former Michigan star and Super Bowl champion linebacker is having too much fun in life. Woodley, a free agent in the NFL, never submitted his retirement papers to the league and last played for Arizona in 2015. He's currently working with a private investment firm based in Los Angeles.

In addition to his work with an investment company, Woodley has also entered the podcasting world. He has two podcasts on iTunes: "The LaMarr Woodley Show" and "The LaMarr Woodley Postgame Podcast."

He also has a television show in development with CBS called "Take No Prisoners."

Woodley wrote a book titled "Discipline, determination, and doing what it takes to succeed: A story of triumph over adversity." It was published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster.

A movie based on Woodley's life is in the works from Universal Pictures. Mark Wahlberg is set to star as Woodley while Brie Larson will play his wife.

Woodley went to Michigan after graduating from high school in White Lake, Ontario. He played college football for the Wolverines from 2002 to 2005 and won a National Championship in 2004. After leaving Michigan early in 2006, he had a tryout with the Pittsburgh Steelers but was not offered a contract.

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