Tyson Pedro

Tyson Pedro

Personal Information

Full Name Tyson Pedro
Date of Birth September 17, 1991
Age 31
Nationality Australian
Weight 93 kg

Tyson Pedro News

Tyson Pedro hilariously plans to "rob someone in the car park" after announcing retirement at UFC Vegas 87 - "Who's got the most on them?" Tyson Pedro hilariously plans to "rob someone in the car park" after announcing retirement at UFC Vegas 87 - "Who's got the most on them?"
Tyson Pedro hilariously plans to "rob someone in the car park" after announcing retirement at UFC Vegas 87 - "Who's got the most on them?"
Another retirement hits UFC Vegas 87 as Tyson Pedro says goodbye to MMA career following defeat Another retirement hits UFC Vegas 87 as Tyson Pedro says goodbye to MMA career following defeat
Another retirement hits UFC Vegas 87 as Tyson Pedro says goodbye to MMA career following defeat
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"A magic trick" - When a UFC light heavyweight recounted getting stabbed deep in the chest by his father

Tyson Pedro: A Brief Biography

Tyson Pedro is a 31-year-old professional mixed martial artist from Australia. He currently competes in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.





Latest News Update for Tyson Pedro



Tyson Pedro lost his last fight with Modestas Bukauskas via decision. The fight took place for UFC 284 on February 11, 2023, at RAC Arena, Perth, Australia.


UFC 284: Makhachev v Volkanovski
Tyson Pedro at UFC 284: Makhachev v Volkanovski





Tyson Pedro Facts



Birth PlacePenrith, New South Wales, Australia
Father’s NameJohn Pedro
Star SignVirgo
Age31
MMA Debut2013
MMA Record9-4-0
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter





Early Life and Career



Tyson Pedro was born on September 17, 1991, in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.


His father, John Pedro, owned one of the first fight cage promotions in Australia called King of the Cage. John Pedro named Tyson Pedro after the undisputed boxing champion Mike Tyson.

Pedro started training in Jiu-jitsu when he was four and has got black belts in Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Kempo, and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.


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Tyson Pedro’s brother-in-law competes in the heavyweight division of the UFC named Tai Tuivasa. They both hosted a podcast called “The Halfcast Podcast.”


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Tyson Pedro made his professional debut on September 23, 2013, against Charlie Ngaheu at Eternal MMA 3. Pedro won the fight via a knockout punch.





Tyson Pedro’s Career in UFC



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Tyson Pedro



Tyson Pedro made his octagon debut on November 27, 2016, against Khalil Rountree Jr. at UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson. Pedro won the fight via rear naked choke submission.



At UFC 209, Pedro faced Paul Craig and won the fight via technical knockout. The event occurred on March 4, 2017, in Las Vegas, United States.


For his third UFC promotional fight, Tyson Pedro faced Ilir Latifi on September 9, 2017, at UFC 215. Latifi won the fight via unanimous decision.


On February 10, 2018, Tyson Pedro submitted Saparbek Safarov at UFC 221.


Tyson Pedro lost against Ovince Saint Preux and Mauricio Rua for his next two fights in 2018.


On April 23, 2023, Pedro won his fight against Ike Villanueva via knockout. The fight happened at UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade in Las Vegas, United States.


At UFC 278, Pedro faced Harry Hunsucker and won the fight via technical knockout. The event took place on August 20, 2022, in Salt Lake City, United States.


For his last outing at UFC 284, Pedro lost the fight to Modestas Bukauskas via decision.



Tyson Pedro Record


Res.RecordOpponentMethodEventDateRoundTimeLocation
Loss9-4Modestas BukauskasDecision UFC 284February 11, 2023R35:00Perth, Australia
Win9–3Harry HunsuckerTKO (body kick and punches)UFC 278August 20, 202211:05Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Win8–3Ike VillanuevaKO (leg kick and punches)UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. AndradeApril 23, 202214:55Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Loss7–3Maurício RuaTKO (punches)UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. TuivasaDecember 2, 201830:43Adelaide, Australia
Loss7–2Ovince Saint PreuxSubmission (straight armbar)UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. EdwardsJune 23, 201812:54Kallang, Singapore
Win7–1Saparbek SafarovSubmission (kimura)UFC 221February 10, 201813:54Perth, Australia
Loss6–1Ilir LatifiDecision (unanimous)UFC 215September 9, 201735:00Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Win6–0Paul CraigTKO (elbows)UFC 209March 4, 201714:10Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Win5–0Khalil Rountree Jr.Submission (rear-naked choke)UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. BrunsonNovember 27, 201614:07Melbourne, Australia
Win4–0Stephen WarbySubmission (rear-naked choke)Australian FC 17October 15, 201613:05Melbourne, Australia
Win3–0Don EndermannSubmission (rear-naked choke)Australian FC 16June 18, 201612:27Melbourne, Australia
Win2–0Michael FitzgeraldSubmission (guillotine choke)Urban Fight Night 6March 12, 201612:20Sydney, Australia
Win1–0Charlie NgaheuKO (punch)Eternal MMA 3September 23, 201310:31Gold Coast, Australia





FAQs on Tyson Pedro



Q1. Who has Tyson Pedro lost to in the UFC?


Tyson Pedro has only lost to Ilir Latifi, Ovince Saint Preux, Mauricio Rua, and Modestas Bukauskas in the UFC so far.




Q2. How many fights has Tyson Pedro had in the UFC?


Tyson Pedro has had 9 fights in the UFC so far.




*Last updated on February 13, 2023