Stance: Orthodox
Division: Light Heavyweight
Height: 6' 3"
Reach: 79"
Leg reach: 43.50
Weight: 205 lbs.
Nationality: Sydney, Australia
Age: 31



Significant Strikes Attempted: 296
Significant Strikes Landed: 183


Takedowns Attempted: 11
Takedowns Landed: 2


Tyson Pedro is a mixed martial artist from Australia. He currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division, and is known for his aggressive style of fighting.

Pedro began training in martial arts at an early age and had a successful amateur career before turning professional in 2012. After signing with the KOTC promotion, he won four out of his five pro fights by submission or knockout. In 2014, he signed with the UFC and made his debut on their Fight Night card against Igor Pokrajac, winning via first-round submission due to a rear naked choke. The win earned him Submission of the Night honors as well as praise from fans and commentators alike who praised his skillset both standing up and on the ground.

Since then, Pedro has gone 4-3 in the UFC’s 205 lbs division including notable wins over Khalil Rountree Jr., Saparbek Safarov, Paul Craig, and Vinicius Moreira thanks to impressive performances utilizing combinations of punches & kicks along with slick grappling techniques such as pins & submissions (including 3 triangle chokes). While he has been unable to put together enough consecutive wins to challenge for major titles yet, Tyson is highly regarded within the MMA community for both sporting success & promoting mental health awareness through various projects outside of competition that makes him one of more inspirational figures within combat sports today.

In recent years Tyson has been working hard not just inside but also outside of competition; most notably speaking about mental health issues which affects many fighters throughout their career such as depression & anxiety that’s why Tyson founded ‘Grappling With Anxiety’ where people can actively share stories/experiences about mental illness which was an initiative created so no fighter will feel alone when it comes down this subject matter; it also serves information that provides education on these topics too help others better understand how they may affect day-to-day life or even how someone could potentially seek assistance or support if needed which goes hand in hand with other initiatives like ‘Destigmatise Mental Health Awareness’ program held by UFC & Reebok to spread accurate research backed knowledge around psychological conditions while educating fighters (as well those involved) on recognising signs/symptoms related stress disorders etc …

Overall Tyson Pedro is not only a very talented mixed martial artist but also a leader off fight game too serve greater purpose helping raise awareness towards issues surrounding mental health world wide making him respected figure within sport industry whom inspire many young fans reach far beyond octagon!

Fight History

Anton Turkalj
Tyson Pedro: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 2:12
Sat. Sep 09, 2023
UFC 293: Adesanya vs. Strickland
Modestas Bukauskas
Tyson Pedro: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Feb 11, 2023
UFC 284: Makhachev vs. Volkanovski
Harry Hunsucker
Tyson Pedro: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 1:05
Sat. Aug 20, 2022
UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2
Ike Villanueva
Tyson Pedro: Winner
by KO/TKO in Round 1 @ 4:55
Sat. Apr 23, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade