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Tyson Pedro

Light Heavyweight Division

8-3-0 (W-L-D)

3

Wins by Knockout

5

Wins by Submission

Tyson Pedro

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Learn more about Tyson Pedro's UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
Sydney, Australia
Trains at
Freestyle Fighting Gym / City Kickboxing
Fighting style
MMA
Age
30
Height
75.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
Nov. 26, 2016
Reach
79.00
Leg reach
43.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2013
     
  • Five wins by submission (3 RNC, kimura, guillotine), three by KO – has finished all wins, all in the first round
     
  • Longest win was 4:10

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(4/23/22) Pedro stopped Ike Villanueva via strikes at 4:55 of the first round 
UFC Fight Night (12/2/18) Pedro was stopped by Mauricio Rua via strikes at :43 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (6/23/18) Pedro was submitted by Ovince Saint Preux via armbar at 2:54 of the first round
UFC 221 (2/10/18) Pedro submitted Saparbeg Safarov via kimura at 3:54 of the first round
UFC 215 (9/9/17) Pedro lost a three round unanimous decision to Ilir Latifi
UFC 209 (3/4/17) Pedro stopped Paul Craig via strikes at 4:10 of the first round
UFC Fight Night (11/26/16) Pedro submitted Khalil Rountree Jr. via rear naked choke at 4:07 of the first round

 

Q & A

When and why did you start training for fighting? I have been training in martial arts since I was a child. My father owned King of the Cage in Australia and I used to watch a lot of the top Australian fighters step in there. 
What ranks and titles have you held? None
Do you have any heroes? No
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Fighting was the first thing I learned growing up. I've been watching the highest level fighters compete in the UFC since I was a kid and to now say I am  apart of a company that I've always dreamed of being a part of is still a bit surreal.  
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? No
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a Laborer and Apprentice
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Black Belt in Japanese Jiu Jitsu, Black Belt in Kempo Karate, Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Flying Armbar
Favorite Striking technique: Tornado Kick