UFC | Sport
Tyson “Star Boy” Pedro was born and raised in Sydney, Australia, where he grew up surrounded around Martial Arts most of his life because of his father, He currently trains out of Sydney and also Jacksons Wink MMA Academy in Albuquerque, US.
Started his love of fighting from the young age of 8, Doing Kenpo Karate and weapon tournaments, but after dominating the league he always sought after taking it to another level with boxing. After a successful and undefeated 7 fight win streak in amateur boxing he decided to have a run at Jiu Jitsu at the same time winning various state, national and pan pacific titles. Then in 2010 Tyson was awarded the accolade best boxer after winning his division in the NSW State Titles. Then Tyson moved on to win the Abu Dhabi world trials in the Blue belt Jiu Jitsu open weight division in 2012 qualifying for the world championships in Abu Dhabi however was unable to compete due to work commitments. Later Tyson then won his first a class amateur MMA debut and immediately turned Pro.
He then took on the local MMA scene by storm, his first Pro bout was a first round KO of punches, then in 2016 he had 2 fights which finished both of them first round by submission. Since dominating the local scene within the Light Heavyweight division got into the UFC and has made a statement within his first year making top 13 in the world. Has Brown Belt in BJJ and has a MMA pro record of 7-1