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Tim Sylvia Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 31-10-0 NC(1)

Sylvia was born and raised in Ellsworth, Maine, attending Ellsworth High School and graduating in 1992. He joined a karate school as a child, and began wrestling in high school. After graduation, he worked construction, community gardening, hanging sheet rock, as a bouncer, and painting houses. After high school, he played semi-pro football for three years before becoming interested in MMA, and began to train with Marcus Davis, a fellow bouncer. During this time Sylvia decided to take up boxing and grappling. After training for a year, and winning grappling tournaments, he got the opportunity to fight in a Rhode Island no holds barred amateur event, in which he knocked out his opponent in 17 seconds.

Last Fight: Ruslan Magomedov
Age: 48
Height 6'8"
Weight 265 lbs
Nick Name: "The Maine-iac"
Nationality: United States
Association: Team ExtremeChampions Gym
31 Wins
KO / TKO
22
70%
Submission
4
12%
Decisions
7
22%
10 Losses
KO / TKO
3
30%
Submission
4
40%
Decisions
3
30%

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Residence Keosauqua, Iowa, U.S.
Reach 80 in (200 cm)
Team American Top Team (2013–2015) Miletich Fighting Systems (2001–2009) Team Wolfpack (2009–2012)
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2001–2015 (MMA)

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Tim Sylvia next fight?
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Tim Sylvia last fight?
Tim Sylvia lost his last fight against Ruslan Magomedov by Decision (Unanimous) on Oct. 26, 2013 at Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 13.
Is Tim Sylvia retired?
Tim Sylvia last fought Ruslan Magomedov 8 years 7 months and 3 days ago, and should be considered retired.
Should I bet on Tim Sylvia?
Tim Sylvia has a 75% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 57% of his fights.
Out of the 7 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -355 favorite, and out of 4 favored matches, he has won 75% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 3 matches, with a win rate of 33% and an odds average of +188.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 7 of Tim Sylvia betting fights, you would have made $17.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have made $130.
Where is Tim Sylvia from?
Tim Sylvia is from Bettendorf, Iowa, United States.
Has Tim Sylvia ever been knocked out?
Tim Sylvia has lost 3 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) from Tony Johnson on May. 31, 2013 at One FC 9 - Rise to Power
How long has Tim Sylvia been fighting?
Tim Sylvia has been fighting for a period of 14 years 2 months and 16 days, his first fight was on Jul. 10, 1999 at VTRI 1 - Vale Tudo Rhode Island 1. He has accumalated roughly 5 hours, 25 minutes and 39 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Ruslan Magomedov Fight Nights - Battle of Moscow 13
Oct/26/2013
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
loss Tony Johnson One FC 9 - Rise to Power
May/31/2013
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Kenichi Serizawa 3 3:25
loss Satoshi Ishii IGF - Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 2012
Dec/31/2012
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
NC Andrei Arlovski One FC 5 - Pride of a Nation
Aug/31/2012
No Contest (Kick to Grounded Opponent) Yuji Shimada 2 4:46
win Randy Smith NEF - Fight Night 3
Jun/16/2012
TKO (Punches) Kevin MacDonald 1 0:12
win Andreas Kraniotakes ProElite 2 - Big Guns
Nov/05/2011
Decision (Unanimous) Todd Frederickson 3 5:00
win Patrick Barrentine FT - Fight Tour
Aug/20/2011
TKO (Punches and Elbows) 1 2:09
loss Abe Wagner Titan FC 16 - Titan Fighting Championship 16
Jan/28/2011
TKO (Punches) Jason Herzog 1 0:32
win Vince Lucero CFX - Extreme Challenge on Target
Dec/11/2010
TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 2:44
win Paul Buentello PWP - War on the Mainland
Aug/14/2010
KO (Punch) John McCarthy 2 4:57
win Mariusz Pudzianowski Moosin - God of Martial Arts
May/21/2010
TKO (Submission to Punches) Herb Dean 2 1:43
win Jason Riley AMMA 4 - Adrenaline MMA 4
Sep/18/2009
TKO (Punches) 1 2:32
loss Ray Mercer AMMA 3 - Adrenaline MMA 3
Jun/13/2009
KO (Punch) 1 0:09
loss Fedor Emelianenko Affliction - Banned
Jul/19/2008
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Herb Dean 1 0:36
loss Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira UFC 81 - Breaking Point
Feb/02/2008
Submission (Guillotine Choke) Herb Dean 3 1:28
win Brandon Vera UFC 77 - Hostile Territory
Oct/20/2007
Decision (Unanimous) Yves Lavigne 3 5:00
loss Randy Couture UFC 68 - Uprising
Mar/03/2007
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Jeff Monson UFC 65 - Bad Intentions
Nov/18/2006
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Andrei Arlovski UFC 61 - Bitter Rivals
Jul/08/2006
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 5 5:00
win Andrei Arlovski UFC 59 - Reality Check
Apr/15/2006
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 1 2:43
win Assuerio Silva UFC Fight Night 3 - Sylvia vs. Silva
Jan/16/2006
Decision (Unanimous) John McCarthy 3 5:00
win Tra Telligman UFC 54 - Boiling Point
Aug/20/2005
KO (Head Kick) Mario Yamasaki 1 4:59
win Mike Block IFC - Caged Combat
May/21/2005
TKO (Punches) 1 1:26
loss Andrei Arlovski UFC 51 - Super Saturday
Feb/05/2005
Submission (Achilles Lock) John McCarthy 1 0:47
win Wes Sims SB 38 - SuperBrawl 38
Dec/12/2004
TKO (Punches) 1 1:32
loss Frank Mir UFC 48 - Payback
Jun/19/2004
Technical Submission (Armbar) Herb Dean 1 0:50
win Gan McGee UFC 44 - Undisputed
Sep/26/2003
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 1:54
win Ricco Rodriguez UFC 41 - Onslaught
Feb/28/2003
TKO (Punches) John McCarthy 1 3:09
win Wesley Correira UFC 39 - The Warriors Return
Sep/27/2002
TKO (Corner Stoppage) Kipp Kollar 2 1:43
win Jeff Gerlick EC 48 - Extreme Challenge 48
Jul/27/2002
TKO (Punches) 1 3:17
win Mike Whitehead SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 2
Apr/27/2002
TKO (Knee and Punches) Steve English 1 2:38
win Jason Lambert SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 2
Apr/27/2002
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Steve English 2 4:13
win Boyd Ballard SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 2
Apr/27/2002
KO (Knee) Steve English 1 3:21
win Mike Whitehead SB 24 - Return of the Heavyweights 1
Apr/26/2002
TKO (Punches) Steve English 1 3:46
win Matt Frembling EC 47 - Extreme Challenge 47
Mar/16/2002
Decision (Unanimous) 2 5:00
win Gino De La Cruz EC 47 - Extreme Challenge 47
Mar/16/2002
TKO (Punches) 1 0:43
win Ernest Henderson EC 47 - Extreme Challenge 47
Mar/16/2002
TKO (Fell Out of Ring) 1 0:29
win Greg Wikan EC - Extreme Challenge Trials
Nov/17/2001
Submission (Choke) 3 2:20
win Ben Rothwell EC 42 - Extreme Challenge 42
Aug/24/2001
Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
win Greg Wikan UW - Ultimate Fight Minnesota
Jun/02/2001
TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
win Gabe Beauperthuy GC 3 - Showdown at Soboba
Apr/07/2001
Submission (Choke) 2 4:16
win Randy Durant IFC - Battleground 2001
Jan/19/2001
TKO (Punches) 1 2:05
win Randy Rowe
Amateur Fight
VTRI 4 - Vale Tudo Rhode Island 4
Jul/07/2000
Decision (Unanimous) 1 7:00
loss Jorge Rivera
Amateur Fight
VTRI 2 - Vale Tudo Rhode Island 2
Oct/23/1999
Decision (Unanimous) 1 7:00
win Mark Geoffry
Amateur Fight
VTRI 1 - Vale Tudo Rhode Island 1
Jul/10/1999
KO (Punch) 1 0:15