Tyron Woodley: Climbed slowly in the welterweight division and managed to crown last July as champion UFC after beating Robbie Lawler. Now the US will have a rematch with Stephen Thompson at UFC 209 for the belt. In an interview with the company’s media, he said something regrettable. “I am the worst-treated champion in UFC history.”
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Recently Tyron Woodley said UFC does not treat it as “should”, ie, they have not done many promotions with the emphasis champion understands. “I think I’m the only African-American fighter on the payroll who can capture the market,” he said. “Especially with Floyd Mayweather retired and all that. But you have to educate the community by letting them know. “
The champion of UFC as an example UFC 205 event held at Madison Square Garden in New York. “They got me promoted in a different way, to monopolize that market (hip hop mecca), not only for purchases of PPV , but to bring a completely different demographics, but also for young people. This is the way to keep them off the streets, this is the way to turn things into something positive, “he said.
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In the final part of the interview with ESPN , Tyron Woodley concluded. “I am, by far the worst treated champion in the history of UFC , blatantly done. When March 4 arrives, I will defend this belt, I will continue in my legacy, and I will continue doing what I am doing and for the same reasons that I do, “he concluded.
Tyron Woodley will defend the title against Stephen Thompson Welterweight in the main event of UFC 209 on March 4 in Las Vegas. The champion believes that better outreach work would help educate African-American fans about what sport is and what it is not.