Tyron Woodley Comments on Dana White’s Claims That He Chokes in Big Fights
Posted by Larry Csonka on 07.11.2014
He also talks about his next fight…
- Tyron Woodley recently spoke about claims that he chokes in big fights and more. Here are the highlights…
On His Next Fight: "Everyone who knows me and knows what I'm capable of knows that I didn't perform in my last outing," Woodley said. "(Fighting Kim) gives me a chance to go out there and redeem myself against another top-10 welterweight. Going into someone else's backyard again, I mean I know it's ways from Korea, but it's still closer than me. I plan on just going out there and having fun."
On Being Labeled a Choker: "I don't think that's accurate to say I choke in every big fight, because I've been in some big fights," Woodley said. "I think I didn't choke in the Carlos Condit fight and that was the biggest fight of my life. Carlos is a little more dangerous than Rory. He's probably one of the most dangerous and that was a big fight. I don't think that's accurate to say, but in that particular fight I was frozen. It was set up to be a better fight stylistically wise. I kind of let myself down and my training partners and coaches down. It's more important to do what I'm capable of for myself and for my family."
On Not Making Excuses: "When I fought Carlos, his injury kind of diminished the moment for me," Woodley said. "I don't want to do that for Rory and make all these excuses like I wasn't 100 percent or I had the flu or there was a death in my family or something like that. He came out and he had a game plan."