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Conor McGregor Could Really Blow $100 mil Fortune ... Says Tyron Woodley

6/29/2018 4:30 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

There's no way in hell Conor McGregor is broke RIGHT NOW -- but he could be the next Mike Tyson (in a bad way) if he doesn't tighten up his wallet quick ... so says Tyron Woodley

On this week's "Hollywood Beatdown," the UFC champ straight-up called BS on Khabib Nurmagomedov's manager, who says Conor NEEDS to fight Khabib because he's running low on cash. 

Tyron says it would be nearly impossible to blow through $100 MILLION this quickly -- but ten years from now? That's a real concern since it's happened to guys like Tyson, Antoine Walker and Nic Cage

There's more ... Tyron also gives HUGE PROPS to Nipsey Hussle for the pimp slap heard 'round the world at the BET Awards -- and rips Nate Diaz for fighting in the crowd at an MMA event. 

Make sure to catch episodes of "The Hollywood Beatdown" every Friday on the TMZ Sports YouTube page

UFC's Tyron Woodley Free Conor McGregor ... For My Sake!

6/15/2018 4:25 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tyron Woodley has gone from wanting to murder Conor McGregor -- to being his biggest supporter -- and he's revealing the REAL reason he's rooting for the Irish star to beat his felony bus attack case. 

Remember, the two nearly came to blows back in 2016 during a backstage altercation at the UFC 205 weigh-ins. It got bad. 

But now, Tyron says ... he wants to be connected to Conor in a big way -- and kept it 100 on "The Hollywood Beatdown."

There's more ... Tyron also explains why he wants to end Colby Covington's life -- and makes the guy a REAL offer he hopes the UFC fighter can't refuse. 

Plus, Woodley goes after Tekashi69 and breaks some news about his rap career. 

Check out The Hollywood Beatdown which drops every Friday on the "TMZ Sports" YouTube page. 

Tyron Woodley Here's How I'd Fight Kanye West

5/4/2018 3:47 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Tyron Woodley told Van Lathan he was proud of the way he handled himself during the TMZ confrontation with Kanye West ... but he needs to be prepared in case they ever have to fight. 

The UFC champ had been blowing us up to find out what went down at the TMZ office that day when the cameras weren't rolling ... so we let him ask away on "The Hollywood Beatdown."

And that's when he gave Van a quick lesson on how to fight your favorite rapper.  

There's a lot more ... Tyron also weighs in on the Nick Diaz nightclub fight and daps up Dwyane Wade for cutting a $20,000 check to Waffle House hero James Shaw Jr. 

Make sure to check out the 'Beatdown' every Friday on the TMZ Sports YouTube page

Conor McGregor Will Get Wrecked By Khabib ... Says Tyron Woodley

4/13/2018 3:39 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Conor McGregor is on a collision course to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov -- and it ain't gonna end well for the Irishman ... so says Tyron Woodley

"If they fought 100 times, i think Khabib would win 99," Woodley said on "The Hollywood Beatdown."

"Conor would not be able to stop him from doing what he does."

Woodley essentially believes the publicity from the bus attack will only draw more interest in a Conor vs. Khabib fight somewhere down the road ... so, don't be surprised if they square off eventually. 

There's more ... Woodley also tells us if he's scared to train Floyd Mayweather after someone ambushed the boxer's entourage Monday and opened fire. 

He's also weighing in on the Tristan Thompson cheating scandal with Khloe Kardashian and punching himself in the face for his freestyle performance on "The Breakfast Club."

Make sure to check out "The Beatdown" every Friday on the TMZ Sports YouTube channel

Tyron Woodley CM Punk's Been Training Like Crazy ... For UFC Return

3/16/2018 1:46 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

CM Punk has been in the gym -- THREE TIMES A DAY -- training his ass off since his unsuccessful UFC debut ... and now Tyron Woodley says he's CONVINCED Punk can win in his return. 

"I just talked with him yesterday," Woodley said on "The Hollywood Beatdown" ... "He's putting in more work than some of these guys who claim they wanna be at the top."

Woodley -- the reigning UFC welterweight champ -- says he's been in the gym with Punk and is incredibly impressed with his training regimen. 

In fact, once UFC selects an opponent for Punk, Woodley says he'll help the ex-WWE superstar break down tape to prepare for UFC 225 in June. 

There's more ... Woodley also reacts to Floyd Mayweather's MMA self-ranking -- and tells us how he plans to get Floyd ready to destroy Conor McGregor whenever they finally get in the octagon.

Make sure to subscribe to the TMZ Sports YouTube page to check out the Beatdown when it drops every Friday. 

Tyron Woodley: I Believe Jon Jones ... He Ain't a Cheater

3/2/2018 2:45 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

At least one big UFC star believes Jon Jones ... with Tyron Woodley saying he DOESN'T think the embattled MMA fighter intentionally took steroids before UFC 214. 

Jones has suggested an enemy may have slipped anabolic steroids into his workout supplements in order to sabotage his career ... and while Tyron wouldn't go that far, he explains why he doubts Jon would ever knowingly 'roid up. 

It all went down on "The Hollywood Beatdown" -- where Tyron also questioned why Jones' reputation is in shambles after his PED test ... but Brock Lesnar (who also tested positive) is still a huge fan favorite. 

There's more ... Woodley also weighs in on Deontay Wilder's claim he could beat Mike Tyson in the prime of Mike's career and also breaks down Wilder's upcoming fight against Luis Ortiz

BTW, Wilder vs. Ortiz goes down Sat at 9 PM ET on Showtime! 

Tyron Woodley Responds to Dana White ... Over UFC Future

2/9/2018 2:18 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

It's been a crazy week for Tyron Woodley -- but now he's finally speaking out after UFC boss Dana White publicly called him "full of sh*t."

Tyron has made it clear he wants his next fight to be against Nate Diaz -- but Dana says he wants the UFC welterweight champ to fight top contender Rafael dos Anjos instead. 

Woodley is finally responding on this week's episode of "The Hollywood Beatdown" -- and says the most important thing is to fight a big name THIS SUMMER. 

Woodley also tells TMZ Sports why Cardi B shouldn't be worried about gang retaliation in Los Angeles after dissing the Crips on social media ... and references his own gang experience to make his point. 

Plus, ya gotta see who Tyron "punches in the face" this week ... 

Make sure to subscribe to the TMZ Sports YouTube page to catch "The Hollywood Beatdown" every week. 

Nate Diaz to Tyron Woodley: I See You On TMZ ... Let's Fight Already!

2/7/2018 10:06 AM PST
Breaking News

Nate Diaz is finally ready to fight Tyron Woodley -- saying, "I see him on TMZ every week, talking about me. I'm like, 'What the f*ck?'"

Diaz spoke with ESPN's Brett Okamoto and Nate was asked when we'd finally see him return to the octagon -- since he hasn't fought since the Conor McGregor rematch in 2016. 

That's when he brought up Tyron ... 

"I'm getting to the point where I'm sick of not fighting. I'm not getting any younger ... I put that tweet out saying I wanted to fight in May or June, but I didn't say who because I was weighing my options. And now, Woodley is my best option."

Tyron had previously said he was offered the Nate Diaz fight at UFC 219 but Diaz refused to sign the contract. Tyron's been calling Nate out on his show, "The Hollywood Beatdown" -- which drops every week on the TMZ Sports YouTube page

"I see him on TMZ every week, talking about me. I'm like, 'What the f*ck? If that's what you want to do.' It's not really my weight class, but I'm with it," Diaz said. 

"I think it's my title we're fighting for. If he's the one calling me out, whose title are we fighting for? Who's the real champion here?"

Diaz says he's eyeing UFC 226 in Vegas on July 7 -- because he wants a 3-month camp to get ready. 

The newest episode of "The Hollywood Beatdown" drops on Friday -- don't miss it. 

Tyron Woodley Breaks Down Crazy ... Tonya Harding Knockout Video

2/2/2018 4:00 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tonya Harding K.O.'d the living hell out of another woman during a 2005 boxing match that most people haven't seen ... UNTIL NOW ... and Tyron Woodley is breaking down the video. 

The UFC welterweight champ was VERY impressed with Tonya's pro boxing performance against Brittany Drake ... which included a brutal knockout in the opening seconds of Round 2. 

The fight was promoted by Damon Feldman -- who provided the incredible footage. 

But the question ... with Tonya's raw athletic talent and the workout ethic that was captured in the Oscar nominated movie "I, Tonya" -- does Tyron think Harding could have been a REAL contender with the right team around her??

There's more ... Tyron also breaks down how a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather MMA fight would go ... and gives a strong warning to the guy who socked Flavor Flav in the face. 

Check out the Hollywood Beatdown every week on the TMZ Sports YouTube page

Tyron Woodley Things Got Real w/ Conor McGregor 'Don't Ever Call Me a Bitch'

1/19/2018 4:25 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tyron Woodley says things got thiiiis close to REAL violence with Conor McGregor when the Irish superstar called him a "bitch" behind the scenes ... but Tyron set him straight real quick. 

The UFC welterweight champ told the whole story on "The Hollywood Beatdown" -- explaining how things went from 0 to 100 real quick at UFC 205 in Nov. 2016 ... with Conor ultimately backing down. 

There's a lot more ... Tyron calls B.S. on President Trump's physical exam numbers -- saying there's no way in hell POTUS is really 6'4", 239 lbs ... but he's got a plan to help him cut the fat

Tyron's also weighing in on Logan Paul ... telling us if the YouTube star really deserves a 2nd chance after his suicide forest videos stunt. 

Make sure to subscribe to the TMZ Sports YouTube page to catch "The Hollywood Beatdown" every week. 

Tyron Woodley Here's What It's Like to Knock a Dude Out!

1/17/2018 3:58 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

UFC champ Tyron Woodley recently told Joe Rogan he doesn't really like fighting, "I'm just good at it." 

Yeah, that's not true. He LOVES it. 

Especially when he's smashing dudes out of consciousness. 

Woodley clarified his comments on "The Hollywood Beatdown" ... waxing poetically about why there's no better feeling in the world than knocking an opponent out cold. 

Make sure to check the full ep. when it drops on Friday (subscribe to the TMZ Sports YouTube page) -- when Tyron talks about how his beef with Conor McGregor got very real. 

Meantime, here's a video of Woodley doing what he does best ... destroying people. 

Tyron Woodley Ronda Rousey to WWE Is Happening ... Here's Why

1/12/2018 3:15 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

You're gonna see Ronda Rousey in the ring sooner rather than later -- so says Tyron Woodley, who's got a strong hunch when the UFC megastar's making her WWE debut. 

Tyron broke down why the timing's perfect for Rousey to cross over to pro wrestling in this week's episode of "The Hollywood Beatdown" ... days after TMZ Sports spotted her out with Triple H

As for the when ... the welterweight champ says it'll be at one of WWE's biggest annual events, which is only weeks away -- and explains why Ronda's "kicking some ass" right out the gates.

Also on the 'Beatdown,' Tyron says Oprah's got his vote for president ... and lays out how we can officially settle the O.J. Simpson/Khloe Kardashian biological father debate.

Tyron Woodley Khabib Is Terrifying ... Hell No I Won't Fight Him!!

1/5/2018 3:48 PM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Tyron Woodley says UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov scares the living hell outta him ... and he ain't too happy his TMZ co-host's trying to play matchmaker with 'em.

On this week's episode of "The Hollywood Beatdown" -- the UFC welterweight champ reveals his very real fear of Khabib ... who absolutely mauled Edson Barboza at UFC 219. 

So once Tyron found out we asked Khabib about a potential throw-down, his reaction was pretty much what you'd expect.

"Why you gonna stick this maniac on me?! Don't try to throw me in there with a dude who's fighting bears!!!"

That's not a joke. A young Khabib REALLY WRESTLED BEARS.

Also on the Beatdown, Woodley reveals a huge NFL star he's bringing to the big screen ... and explains why Logan Paul should get smacked.

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