98 Search Results for tim sylvia

Jan 4, 2015 5:07 pm

Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

This weekend Tim Sylvia retired from MMA after not being medically cleared to fight due to an issue with his MRI. Sylvia weighed in at 371 pounds the night before he was scheduled to fight at Reality Fighting 53, but stated that his weight was not the reason he wasn’t medically cleared. Sylvia hadn’t fought...

Sep 9, 2014 9:00 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski vs. Tim Sylvia

At UFC 51, heavy hitters Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia battle it out in the Octagon in hopes to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion. Watch Arlovski take on Bigfoot Silva in the main event at UFC Fight Night Brasilia.

Jul 30, 2014 4:30 am

Tim Sylvia And Michael Bisping Engage In Twitter Beef

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping and former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia shared a heated exchange on twitter recently. For the former UFC heavyweight champion, the basis of his argument was pretty simple. ‘Holla back when you have a UFC belt of your own.’ Check it: “@LukeRockhold: @bisping @mmamania @CungLe185 no spitting on opponents corner is...

Jun 19, 2014 3:00 pm

Promotion Opens Up 300lb. Weight Class For Tim Sylvia

New England Fights Mixed Martial Arts (NEF MMA), the Northeast’s premier mixed martial arts promotion, returns to the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine on September 6, 2014 with a bell time of 7:00 pm. The main event of the evening will feature former two-time Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) World Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maine-iac”...

Jun 16, 2014 9:30 am

PHOTO | Tim Sylvia Hires Security

Tim Sylvia hired some security this past weekend when he was at Gander Mountain shopping this past weekend. Check out the funny Tweet below. My security @GanderMtn today pic.twitter.com/mla2Bp2Ic3 — Tim Sylvia (@timsylviamma) June 13, 2014

May 14, 2014 8:18 pm

QUICK TWITT: Dana White Blocks Tim Sylvia on Twitter

By Evan Stoumbelis Tim Sylvia hasn’t fought for the UFC since 2008 when he lost to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira. However that hasn’t stopped the 3-time champ from campaigning to get on the UFC’s Fight Night 47 card in his hometown of Maine. Apparently Sylvia’s call to arms via Twitter was too much for Dana White,...

May 13, 2014 3:02 pm

UFC Boss Explains Why Arlovski & Not Tim Sylvia

Last week we learned that Tim Sylvia had jump started his campaign to return to the UFC with a Facebook group and a direct and clear call-to-action for his loyal fan following. With Arlovski’s recent signing, it seemed like the former champ may have had a shot at his dream fight in Maine. UFC President...

May 8, 2014 6:41 pm

Tim Sylvia Wants UFC Return In Hometown – ‘Would Almost Do It For Free’

Former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia caught wind that the UFC is heading to Bangor, Maine and he wants in. ‘The Main-iac’ has been trying to get back in to the ZUFFA owned promotion for year’s but with the recent signing of Andrei Arlovski, is there actually some hope? Here’s what Tim has to say...

Jun 4, 2013 10:58 am

Free Fight Video | Big Nog vs. Tim Sylvia

Back in 2008 the UFC’s heavyweight division was left without its champion, Randy Couture, due to a lengthy contract dispute. At UFC 81 Tim Sylve and Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera fought for the UFC’s interim heavyweight title.

May 14, 2013 8:47 am

Tim Sylvia Looks for UFC Return to Finish Career

  Former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia (31-8, 1 NC) has fought in various MMA organizations since his voluntary release from the UFC back in 2008 after losing an interim title bout against Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira back in 2008. In his stint outside the UFC, Sylvia has gone 8-4, 1 NC with his last fight...

Jul 21, 2012 7:15 am

Report | Tim Sylvia Signs With ZUFFA, Will Face Cormier Under Strikeforce Banner | MMA NEWS

After a lengthy social media campaign practically begging for another shot in the UFC, former heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia now finds himself one step closer. Several media outlets reported yesterday that “The Maniac” has indeed come to terms with the ZUFFA organization and is now set to square off with Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion,...

Jun 1, 2012 6:00 am

Cormier Wants Any EX UFC Champ He Can Get, Including Tim Sylvia | MMA NEWS

Tim Sylvia has made it known how badly he would like to rejoin the ranks of the UFC. However unlikely that may be, a future fight with Daniel Cormier may be the next best thing for the one time UFC Champ. Who knows if Sylvia does get a chance at Cormier and shocks the world,...

Apr 9, 2012 4:13 pm

An Important Moment In MMA History | Randy Couture Beats Tim Sylvia

By Red Mattos: I have to start out by saying I am not a Randy Couture fan. You read that right- not. That is to say, I don’t hate the guy, nor do I even dislike him. I am just not a fan. His acting excites me more than his fighting style. I realize as...

Feb 18, 2012 9:43 am

Quick Twitt | Tim Sylvia And Cheick Kongo Exchange Words

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has been reaching out to MMA fans through YouTube as of late to try and use social networking to get back into the UFC. It hasn’t been working, which is why it would appear that he has moved to trying to pick fights. Cheick Kongo remains one of the...

Feb 14, 2012 6:29 pm

Tim Sylvia Pleads With MMA Fans To Help Get Him Back With The UFC (Video)

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has apparently hit desperation mode with his career and is asking the fans of MMA to help him get back into the UFC. Social media is a powerful tool, “The Maniac” knows that with an outcry of fan support he has a better chance of getting the call to...

Dec 16, 2011 9:34 am

MMA NEWS – Tim Sylvia vs. Brett Rogers Off DREAM Year End Show

Brett Rogers’ inability to obtain a travel Visa for this month’s DREAM year end show has caused the removal of the heavyweight clash between himself and former UFC champion Tim Sylvia from the evening’s card. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place on Dec. 31 from the...

Dec 1, 2011 8:50 am

MMA NEWS – Report: Tim Sylvia vs. Brett Rogers In The Works For DREAM Year End Show

A heavyweight attraction is reportedly in the works for DREAM’s year end show between former UFC champion, Tim Sylvia and Brett “The Grimm” Rogers. HEAVY.com is reporting the matchup; however BJPENN.COM has been unable to confirm the bout as finalized. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place...

Nov 7, 2011 5:45 am

Tim Sylvia Wants Lesnar And Overeem Fights In The UFC

“I want to get up there. I want to get on the big stage again and prove myself. It’s not about winning titles. I’ve won five of them in the UFC, I’ve won other ones in other organizations; I don’t care about fighting for the UFC title again if it never happens. But I do...

Oct 17, 2011 3:23 pm

Tim Sylvia Books Andreas Kraniotakes as Rizzo Replacement in ProElite II

As we announced earlier today, Pedro Rizzo was forced to withdraw from his scheduled meeting with Tim Sylvia due to an arm injury suffered while training. ProElite officials took little time to book the replacement and have none other than German import Andreas Kraniotakes to fill the main event void. ProElite II is set to...

Oct 17, 2011 1:00 pm

Pedro Rizzo Out Of ProElite II Bout With Tim Sylvia

With just three weeks until fight night, ProElite’s headlining bout has suffered a change. In the scheduled main event, Tim Sylvia was expected to face off with fellow MMA veteran, Pedro Rizzo; however, Rizzo has been forced off the card with an Arm injury. ProElite officials are actively seeking a replacement opponent and hope to...

Oct 7, 2015 7:52 pm

Uh-Oh! Longtime MMA Manager Likely to Serve Prison Time

Longtime MMA manager Monte Cox could possibly face 3 years in federal prison and a $100,000 fine after he plead guilty to one count of filing a false tax return. Cox, who has worked with Matt Hughes and Tim Sylvia, along with other fighters, did not report as much as he was supposed to when...

Aug 14, 2015 3:25 am

OMG! UFC Just Released Frank Mir Breaking Sylvia’s Arm Fight Replay

‘At first the fans booed, but changed their minds as soon as they saw the replay of Syliva’s arm breaking during Mir’s arm bar attempt. Next watch Frank Mir take on the hard hitting Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191, in Las Vegas.’ Check out the video of Frank Mir breaking Tim Sylvia’s arm. It’s a...

Aug 5, 2014 8:16 am

Sylvia Slams UFC: ‘They’re Doing Sh*t To Piss Me Off’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has been butting heads with the UFC, especially UFC President Dana White, leading up to the UFC’s return to Sylvia’s home state of Maine. The Maine-iac (yes that’s what he actually went by for those who didn’t know) spoke to MMA Mania about UFC Bangor: “Dana is the way...

Jan 17, 2014 10:01 am

Former Champ Sylvia Sides With GSP, Blames Dana White For His Leave Too

We rarely hear from the former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia, these days. In fact, the ‘Sylvia era’ is rarely even discussed among MMA fans and commentators. With the ever-growing strain in relationship between GSP and the UFC, Tim Sylvia took to twitter to back up the former welterweight champ. Check it: