Sean Woodson
The Sniper

USA

Out
Injury Undisclosed
Est. Return 1/1/2021
Withdraws from upcoming fight
FeatherweightUFC
Out
November 21, 2020
Woodson withdrew from his upcoming fight against Jonathan Pearce for undisclosed reasons Saturday, MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
The matchup had been scheduled to take place on Nov. 28. It's unclear when Woodson will next step into the Octagon. Pearce will remain on the card, with Kai Kamaka taking Woodson's place.
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Slated to fight Pearce on Nov. 28
FeatherweightUFC
Out
October 13, 2020
Woodson will reportedly fight Jonathan Pearce at the UFC event on Nov. 28, MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Though the fight hasn't officially been confirmed just yet, it appears that Woodson has found another match mate. Woodson will be coming off a devastating loss to Julian Erosa via submission at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas back in June while his counterpart, Pearce, most recently lost to Joe Lauzon via TKO (punches) at UFC Fight Night in Boston in Oct. 2019.
Shocking first pro loss
FeatherweightUFC
Out
June 27, 2020
Woodson lost to Julian Erosa via submission (D'Arce Choke) at 2:44 of Round 3 at UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas.
ANALYSIS
What a disaster. Entering as a whopping -500 favorite, Woodson suffered his first career loss against an opponent who entered having lost all three of his UFC bouts up to this point. Woodson -- a former boxer -- was fine on the feet, but he let Erosa hang around and ultimately paid for it. Woodson also appeared to tire as the bout went along. Woodson turned 28 years of age last month but has just eight professional MMA fights under his belt. His grappling is going to have to improve significantly in order for him to be considered any sort of legitimate threat at 145 pounds. On the plus side, his size is highly intriguing. It's extremely rare to see a featherweight who stands 6-foot-2. Now it's up to Woodson to work on the other areas of his game.
Getting new opponent
FeatherweightUFC
Out
June 23, 2020
Woodson will now be taking on Julian Erosa on Saturday at UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Damon Martin of MMAFighting.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Woodson was originally slated to fight Kyle Nelson, but he was unable to make the fight due to Visa issues. Woodson will look to extend his record to 8-0 as a professional against Erosa, who has yet to win in the UFC.
To fight Kyle Nelson in Vegas
FeatherweightUFC
Out
June 12, 2020
Woodson will face off against Kyle Nelson on June 27 at UFC Vegas 4 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
ANALYSIS
Woodson is 7-0 as a professional, with four of his wins coming by decision, two by KO/TKO and one by submission. Nelson is 13-3 as a professional, with five of his victories coming by KO/TKO, four by submission and four by decision.
May 16 fight falls through
FeatherweightUFC
Out
April 29, 2020
Woodson's expected bout with Jared Gordon on May 16 fell through during final negotiations and will no longer occur, Nolan King of MMAJunkie.com reports.
ANALYSIS
Woodson was expected to replace Matt Sayles on the card after it was moved from San Diego to Jacksonville, but it appears the fight has been called off and he will have to wait for another opportunity to return to the Octagon.