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  1. Brandon Vera Set to Fight Chi Lewis Parry for ONE Championship Heavyweight TitleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | MMA Weekly

    ... eight-year stretch in the UFC in which he took on some of the organization's biggest names including Frank Mir , Tim Sylvia, Fabricio Werdum , Randy Couture, Jon Jones and Mauricio Rua. The 37-year-old signed for ONE Championship last year and made ...

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  2. Frank Mir vs. Tim Sylvia full fight videoRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | MMAFighting.com

    Watch Frank Mir vs. Tim Sylvia full fight video to see Mir's win over Sylvia for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 48. Mir, who will square off against Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191, broke Sylvia's arm in multiple places in the victory.

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  3. UFC 191 free fight video: Frank Mir vs. Tim Sylvia at UFC 48Read the original story

    Saturday Aug 15 | BloodyElbow

    Remember when Frank Mir broke Tim Sylvia's arm all those years ago? Maybe the UFC free fight video can help you jog your memory. UFC 191 : Johnson vs. Dodson 2 is just two weeks away, and in the co-main event is an absolutely crucial heavyweight fight between Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir .

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  4. Video: Watch Frank Mir break Tim Sylvia's arm at UFC 48Read the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | MMA Mania

    The jiu-jitsu ace dismantled the heavyweight giant's arm in just 50 seconds at the UFC 48 pay-per-view event, picking up the 265-pound strap in the process. Mir's title reign would be short-lived, however... we know how that story goes .

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  5. Cain Velasquez Receives Immediate Rematch Against Fabricio Werdum, Because UFC Title Shots, Amiright?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Cage Potato

    ... shouldn't have earned one following a 1-1 stint in the organization, or that Andrei Arlovski 's opponents ( Tim Sylvia aside) were little more than fall men brought in to, well, fall, but not nowadays! Nowadays, title shots must be earned , which is ...

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  6. Morning Report: Andrei Arlovski begging Dana White for chance to 'f**k up' Fedor EmelianenkoRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | MMAFighting.com

    ... years ago, but a motorcycle accident forced the champ to withdraw. Arlovski scored a first-round submission over Tim Sylvia at UFC 51 in February 2005 to become the interim heavyweight champion. Mir was slated to return to finally face Arlovski ...

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  7. Tweet of the Day: Bitter UFC rivals Andrei Arlovski and Tim Sylvia 'now friends'Read the original story

    Jul 26, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlvoski fought each other 4 times in their career, including a trilogy in the UFC that had the heavyweight championship switching hands between them. At one point, the rivalry became so personal it even involved a girlfriend that allegedly went from Arlovski to Sylvia.

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  8. Randy Couture admits to getting the 'itch,' says he 'doesn't know'...Read the original story

    Jul 18, 2015 | MMA Mania

    ... out of retirement after four years of working on all the other stuff in my life, I don't know." After defeating Tim Sylvia and Gabriel Gonzaga to win and then defend the UFC Heavyweight title in 2007, Couture planned to clash with Fedor, following ...

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  9. Frank Mir Credits Hard Boxing Sparring for Ability to Survive Slugfest with Todd DuffeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Sherdog

    Frank Mir made his name in the UFC as a ground specialist, thanks in large part to bone-snapping submissions against the likes of Tim Sylvia and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira earlier in his career. All told, the former heavyweight champion owns eight submission victories in the Octagon, an impressive array of limbs that also includes Cheick Kongo , Tank Abbott and Brock Lesnar .

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  10. Donald Cerrone fights so much to pay off his taxes, claims UFC title 'means nothing'Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | MMA Mania

    There are some like former Ultimate Fighting Championship Heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia, who couldn't go anywhere without his belt . After all, reaching the pinnacle of mixed martial arts is hard work.

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  11. Fortunes changed for five in weekend Bellator, UFC eventsRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... cage look to be a godsend for the UFC in the European market. The continent hadn't produced a UFC champion since Tim Sylvia ended Andrei Arlovski's heavyweight title run in 2006, a period before UFC had much of any exposure in that part of the ...

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  12. Dana White Not Committing to Next Heavyweight No. 1 Contender Prior to UFC 188Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Sherdog

    ... title consideration. The Jackson-Wink MMA product first captured the belt with a 47-second submission of Tim Sylvia at UFC 51 on Feb. 5, 2005. He defended the strap twice before losing it in a rematch with Sylvia at UFC 59. He left the Las ...

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  13. Andrei Arlovski is strong enough to drag two eras togetherRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... his trademark fangs. That was the Arlovski from the previous era, the Mesozoic, the one from back when he and Tim Sylvia were the heavyweight attractions in the UFC. Yet all that the "Bigfoot" victory did was get him into a reality check fight with ...

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  14. UFC 187: Johnson vs. Cormier - Idiot's Guide Preview to Travis Browne vs. Andrei ArlovskiRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... notwithstanidng). I'd imagine he'll have trouble with the taller Browne similar to what happened against Tim Sylvia . Yes, Arlovski had little trouble in landing his right in their first two fights, and capped off their weird saga with an illegal ...

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  15. Ken Shamrock would still like rematches with Tito Ortiz, Royce GracieRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... pay-per-view buys, according to MMAFighting.com's Dave Meltzer as the co-main event on a card that also featured Tim Sylvia vs. Andrei Arlovski for the heavyweight title. The third fight at UFC Fight Night 6.5 in October 2006 garnered 5.7 million ...

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  16. 'Hulk' smash? Johnson plans on knocking out Volkov 'impressively' at Bellator 136Read the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | MMA Mania

    A career 8-2 heavyweight out of American Kickboxing Academy with wins over Derrick Lewis and Tim Sylvia, Tony Johnson returns to Bellator MMA for the first time since 2011 to face former champion Alexander Volkov. He also talks about AKA and how ready Cain Velasquez is for Fabricio Werdum at UFC 188 .

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  17. Former heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov returns to Bellator in AprilRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    ... Derrick Lewis . Johnson won two out of three since, including a victory over former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia at ONE FC 9 . The six preliminary bouts added to the Bellator 136 card are Fabricio Guerreiro (20-3) vs. John Teixeira (17-1-2), ...

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  18. Does Frank Mir's UFC Resume Warrant a Hall of Fame Berth?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... racking up four first-round wins (one via disqualification), en route to a showdown with heavy-handed champion Tim Sylvia at UFC 48. The 6'8'' Sylvia was in the early stages of his title reign, and was undefeated with 12 knockout victories to his ...

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  19. Frank Mir Overcomes the Odds Yet Again with Knockout of Bigfoot SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... while exhibiting a flair for the dramatic; his submission wins over Brock Lesnar , Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Tim Sylvia and Roberto Traven, among others, will never be forgotten by those who care about such things. And yet, he returned, this time ...

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  20. Mir prepares for crucial battle vs 'Bigfoot'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | ABS-CBN News

    ... also aching for a win after losing to Andre Arlovski last September. "Every fight is important," Mir, who broke Tim Sylvia's arm to win the UFC crown in 2004, told ABS-CBN News.com. "Winning allows me to continue to train, have fun being a martial ...

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