55 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...

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:

Nov 5, 2017 6:14 am

Pros react to Rose Namajunas’ incredible defeat of Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Last night in the first of three title fights on the stacked UFC 217 bill, Rose Namajunas stepped into the cage with the seemingly unstoppable Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Despite being one of the bigger underdogs on the card, Namajunas came through in the biggest way possible, knocking the champ out in the very first round. Here’s...

Aug 15, 2017 12:09 pm

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is no longer a free agent

Another big name from the UFC is apparently heading over to Bellator. Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has agreed to terms with Bellator MMA, according to an article released on Tuesday from Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting. Mir’s agreement with Bellator comes shortly after the former UFC heavyweight champion was granted a release last...

May 24, 2017 12:23 pm

Fighters rally behind Cris “Cyborg” Justino after Angela Magana incident

Over the weekend, the UFC flew some 400 of its fighters out to Las Vegas, Nevada for a special athletes retreat. During the events of the weekend, UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino had a run-in with UFC strawweight Angela Magana, which ended with Cyborg punching and visibly rocking Magana. Since then, Cyborg has been...

May 11, 2017 9:40 am

Frank Mir to lock horns with Chael Sonnen in grappling match

Though Chael Sonnen is currently spearheading his own submission grappling league in Submission Underground (SUG), he is also staying busy on the competitive grappling circuit through his involvement in other promotions. This September, for example, he was supposed to compete under the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) banner, where he was expected to battle American...

Apr 16, 2017 8:32 pm

VIDEO | Friendly grappling contest goes horribly wrong

VIDEO | Friendly grappling contest goes horribly wrong You know that old saying… Boys will be boys. Well in the above video we see just that. Two friends get together and after a couple of drinks the pair engage in a grappling contest to prove who is the better man on the ground. Unfortunately, this...

Jan 9, 2017 11:41 am

VIDEO | Frank Mir’s kids smash in wrestling tournament

When your father is a former UFC champion, it seems that training in some sort of discipline in MMA will just come naturally. It seems to be the case with the children of former two-time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. Mir posted a few videos to social media showcasing his talented kids, Isabella, Kage and...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Sep 11, 2016 12:15 am

MMA community reacts to Mickey Gall submitting CM Punk

On the main card of UFC 203, Mickey Gall and CM Punk had their long-awaited fight inside the Octagon. Punk, who was signed to the UFC in 2014, was all smiles during his walkout as he high fived fans. When the fight started, it was all Gall as he took CM Punk down in just...

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...

Feb 8, 2016 10:30 am

Fighters react to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s TKO of Johny Hendricks

It was a matchup of styles in the main event of UFC Fight Night 82 featuring former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and rising star Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Hendricks who is a former NCAA Division I All American and champion faced the former world champion kickboxer Thompson. Hendricks failed to implement his strengths as a...

Jan 2, 2016 7:40 am

Clip of the Day: Andrei Arlovski wins interim UFC championship

Andrei Arlovski vs Tim Sylvia at UFC 51 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV on February 5, 2005. #DWCOTD pic.twitter.com/wEzDTG48YN — Dana White (@danawhite) January 1, 2016 Ahead of Andrei Arlovski’s UFC 195 fight with Stipe Miocic, take a look back at when Arlovski defeated Tim Sylvia for the interim UFC heavyweight championship. In...

Oct 15, 2015 12:07 pm

In Cage Pooper Speaks: “Sh*t Happens…I tapped because I didn’t want to get it on him”

[ooyala code=”10Mmc3eDpc38xg0-AMAvXgmwAYUv2NcH” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”]{“showAdMarquee”:false}[/ooyala] On the latest episode of ‘The Brutally Honest Show’ the infamous ‘Brown Bomber’ Travis Wolford, joined the guys and talked all about his unfortunate accident in the cage. What accident? Oh I’m sure you’ve seen it. You know, that cage fighter who pooped himself during a fight. Yup,...