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Photo | Tim Sylvia suffers nasty infection in arm broken by Frank Mir 16 years ago

Adam Martin - June 2, 2020

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has taken to social media to show a photo of the arm he famously broke against Frank Mir at UFC 48. With the vacant UFC heavyweight title on the line, Mir famously broke Sylvia’s arm just 50 seconds into their title fight with an armbar. Sylvia refused to tap out, but referee Herb Dean saw the limb was compromised and stopped the fight. It’s still to date one of the most visual examples of a broken limb that we’ve seen inside the Octagon.

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Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia explains how he lost his desire to fight

Harry Kettle - March 30, 2020

Former UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia has explained how he lost his desire to fight in the latest episode of UFC’s Where Are They Now series. Many fighters have been and gone over the years in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but very few stick in the mind of fans as cult heroes. While he may have had his ups and downs, Tim Sylvia is certainly an iconic heavyweight figure in the history books of mixed martial arts.

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Michael Bisping fires back at Tim Sylvia over Hall of Fame comments

Chris Taylor - March 30, 2019

Earlier this month it was announced that former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would be getting inducted into the promotions Hall of Fame later this summer in Las Vegas. It was a rather easy selection for UFC officials, as “The Count” was not only one of the most winningest fighters in promotional history, but he was also the UFC’s first ever British champion.