Tyson Pedro Biography, Age, Height, Career, Wife, Children, Net Worth – Australian mixed martial artist, Tyson Pedro was born on September 17, 1991, in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia.
|Date of Birth:||17 September 1991|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
Tyson Pedro Biography
Pedro is of Spanish and American Samoan descent. As a young man, he participated in junior rugby league for St. Dominic's College, but he later gave up the sport to concentrate on martial arts.
Pedro is the son of John Pedro, who ran King of the Cage in Australia and participated in the country's inaugural cage fight. John Pedro also controlled King of the Cage.
Pedro, who holds seven distinct combat sport black belts, began learning Japanese jiu-jitsu at the age of 4. He began in jujutsu and moved on to boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu before engaging in MMA combat.
Tyson Pedro Nationality
Pedro was born in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia. He is an Australian.
Tyson Pedro Age
Pedro was born on September 17, 1991, hence he is currently 31 years of age.
Tyson Pedro Family and Siblings
Pedro was born to John Pedro and his wife. He has a sister named Brierley Pedro.
Tyson Pedro Height and Weight
Pedro stands at a height of 6ft 3 inches and weighs 93kg.
Tyson Pedro Education
As of the time of filing this report, we have no information regarding Pedro's educational background.
Tyson Pedro Career
Pedro phoned UFC president Dana White and personally begged him to compete at UFC compete Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson in Melbourne, should any competitors withdraw from the event, after defeating Kiwi Steven Warby at Australian Fighting Championship 17 by rear-naked choke. After Luke Rockhold withdrew from the contest because of a strained anterior cruciate ligament, he was added to the opponent list.
At UFC Fight Night: Whittaker vs. Brunson on November 15, 2016, Pedro made his professional debut against Khalil Rountree. He was given a Performance of the Night bonus after submitting his opponent in the opening round to win the bout.
On March 4, 2017, Pedro and Paul Craig squared off at UFC 209. TKO in the opening round gave him the victory.
On September 9, 2017, Ilir Latifi and Pedro squared off at UFC 215. Pedro suffered his first loss as a professional as Latifi won the bout by unanimous decision.
On February 11, 2018, Pedro and Saparbek Safarov squared off at UFC 221. A kimura in the first round gave him the victory through submission.
On June 23, 2018, at UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Edwards, Pedro squared off against Ovince Saint Preux. In the opening round, he was submitted and lost the bout.
Pedro reportedly agreed to a new, six-fight contract with the UFC on August 10, 2018. On December 2, 2018, at UFC Fight Night 142, Pedro fought Mauricio Rua.
In the third round, Rua knocked out Pedro via a technical knockout after Pedro injured his leg and was unable to defend himself.
As he recovered from knee repair surgery, Pedro missed all of 2019. On February 23, 2020, he was supposed to compete against Vinicius Moreira at UFC Fight Night: Felder vs. Hooker.
Pedro, however, withdrew from the battle in the first few days of January due to an unspecified injury. On April 23, 2022, at UFC Fight Night 205, Pedro will make his fight comeback after a three-year hiatus to take on Ike Villanueva. First-round knockout gave him the victory.
On August 20, 2022, Pedro and Harry Hunsucker squared up at UFC 278. He stopped Hunsucker with a front kick to the body and ground and pound to win the bout.
On February 12, 2023, Pedro was slated to compete against Zhang Mingyang at UFC 284. Mingyang, however, resigned for an unspecified cause, and Modestas Bukauskas took his position. He was defeated by a score of unanimous decisions.
On September 10, 2023, Pedro and Anton Turkalj squared off at UFC 293. By way of a first-round knockout, he prevailed.
Tyson Pedro Wife
Pedro is married to Rosie Hardiman.
Tyson Pedro Children
Pedro has a daughter named Giselle Grace Pedro.
Tyson Pedro Religion
We have no information regarding Pedro's religion.
Tyson Pedro Net Worth
Pedro has an estimated net worth to be about $5 million.