After the fight with McGee, Sylvia tested positive for the banned substance Stanozolol. He voluntarily forfeited his title and was handed a six-month suspension, and fined $10,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). He later commented that the steroid usage was for shedding excess weight. Sylvia apologized and made no effort to claim innocence. more
Early in 2008, Sylvia requested and was granted a release from his UFC contract, which still had one fight remaining on it. Sylvia cited unhappiness with pay, desire to face Fedor Emelianenko, the non-exclusive contracts of other organizations, and the opportunity to fight more often as his reasons for leaving.
On March 28, 2008, Sylvia signed with Adrenaline MMA, to a two-year contract that allowed him to fight for other organizations while under contract with Adrenaline. A few weeks late more
Randy "The Natural" Couture more
Last title won by former mma legend and UFC champion Randy Couture more
Moosin: God of Martial Arts was a MMA event held on May 21, 2010 in Worcester, Massachusetts at the DCU Center. The event was promoted by Corey Fischer and Eric "Butterbean" Esch in association with the Korean promotion Moosin. The main event featured Tim Sylvia taking on Mariusz Pudzianowski in a super heavyweight bout. more