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  • 21 days ago
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Although surely aware his heyday had since passed, former UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia still fully committed to taking his 42nd pro fight on Saturday at Reality Fighting at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. Instead, a surprise chain reaction that began just three days before Saturday's scheduled fight with Juliano Coutinho persuaded Sylvia to announce his retirement from the sport. According to a report from ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto, the Mohegan Department of Athletic Regulation (MDAR) d read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Sometimes a title isn't enough, sometimes it's all you get. At this point it's a bit hard to remember that Tim Sylvia was twice heavyweight champion of the UFC. In part, that's because he lived under the shadow of Fedor; champion at a time when no discerning person would possibly crown him "Champion of the World." But still, he was "the man" for longer than Andrei Arlovski or Junior Dos Santos or Josh Barnett or Frank Mir. Tim Sylvia was a big part of the legacy of the UFC heavyweight title. And read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia talks about why he announced his retirement on Saturday night. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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It wasn't the ending former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia had envisioned for himself, but what he can do? He's being told this is the end. If he wants to fight it, it'll cost time and money and well, he just doesn't have the energy for that. "To tell you the truth, I'm getting old, man," Sylvia told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. Sylvia was set to face Juliano Coutinho on Saturday's Reality Fighting 53 card at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncassville, Connecticut. After weighing in, h read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Tim Sylvia has retired from mixed martial arts after 42 professional fights. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Some of you young bucks may not be old enough to remember what Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was like when Tim Sylvia was king of the heavyweight castle, but there was a point from 2005-06 when "The Maine-iac" won six straight, including two over then-fanboy darling Andrei Arlovski. Sigh ... good times. In fact, his bout against Randy Couture is what prompted me to spout off at the mouth for the very first time right here on MMAmania.com, as I predicted a swift and certain death for "The read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Despite standing at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 265 pounds, Tim Sylvia always seemed to be the underdog. That never mattered much to “The Maine-iac” though, as he went on to win the UFC... read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was supposed to have been in the cage fighting on Saturday night, instead, he announced his retirement. read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Ex-UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia retired from competition this past Saturday after being denied clearance to fight Juliano Coutinho at a Reality Fighting event in Uncasville, Conn. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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After a two-week hiatus, The MMA Hour is finally back in your life. Rejoice. Below is a rundown of Monday's show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- MMAFighting.com's Shaun Al-Shatti will recap UFC 182. 1:20 p.m. -- Dan Henderson will also discuss the Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier fight and look ahead to his UFC on FOX 14 bout against Gegard Mousasi. 1:45 p.m. -- Ben Askren will talk Jones-Cormier, training with CM Punk and what's next for him in ONE FC. 2:05 p.m. -- Jon Jones' wrestling coach Israel Martinez will read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was supposed to headline tonight’s Reality Fighting card at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight kingpin Tim Sylvia weighed in at a staggering 371 pounds for his super heavyweight fight against Juliano "Banana" Coutinho, scheduled for later tonight (Jan. 3, 2015) in the Reality Fighting mixed martial arts (MMA) event inside the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. From The Underground: Mohegan Sun AC denies @timsylviamma license to fight. Sylvia weighed in at 371. http://t.co/MmLp18EyqE pic.twitter.com/hNYD1VCF97 — read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The Mohegan Sun commission denied former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia medical clearance to compete on Saturday night. With attention directed entirely at UFC 182 and the main event title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Daniel Cormier, few would have realized that another former champion was about to step in the cage that night as well. Former UFC titleholder Tim Sylvia was scheduled to face Juliano Coutinho at Reality Fighting on Saturday night, but it appears the fight ha read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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At UFC 51, heavy hitters Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia battled it out in the Octagon in hopes to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion. Watch the full fight here. read news >>

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