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Tyron Woodley a Rising Star in MMA

Tyron Woodley only became a professional MMA fighter seven months ago. After beating Zach Light Friday night on the Strikeforce Challengers card in Oklahoma, he's already 4-0 and one of the sport's best welterweight prospects.

Woodley, a former All-American wrestler at Missouri, dominated Light both in the stand-up and on the ground, punching him, slamming him and basically having his way with him before finishing him by second-round submission with an arm bar. Light showed toughness and determination, but Woodley was on a whole different level athletically.

At age 27, Woodley isn't exactly a youngster, but he is young in the sport, and he's still a little rough around the edges. But he's taking his training seriously and looking like a future star for Strikeforce. He's exactly the kind of fighter Strikeforce needs to develop, and I look forward to seeing him back in the Strikeforce cage gain soon.

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