Tyron Woodley is a UFC mixed martial artist. He also was born in raised in the St. Louis area - Ferguson, Missouri to be exact. On March 4 he was set to defend his Welterwight title against Stephen Thompson in a rematch of a fight that was awarded Fight of the Night. Beforehand, he received some words of encouragement from Dexter Fowler, all around good guy:
Fowler words clearly had some impact as Woodley went on to successfully defend his title via decision.
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@hochman too soon Benjamin too soon!— Dexter Fowler (@DexterFowler) March 6, 2017
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