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

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  2. Fortunes changed for five in weekend Bellator, UFC eventsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. '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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. UFC Fight Night 61 Preview: Can Frank Mir and Bigfoot Silva Still Surprise Us?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... among the most athletic and skilled UFC big men. When he won, shock and awe were his calling cards. He snapped Tim Sylvia's arm like an old piece of driftwood to win the heavyweight belt at UFC 48, and there's no telling how his story might have ...

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  13. UFC Fight Night Bigfoot vs. Mir Preview: The Rocky Road and Complex Legacy of Frank MirRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    ... night at 8:00 p.m. ET. Here, we preview the main event and take a look at the complex history of Frank Mir. When Tim Sylvia smashed UFC Heavyweight champion Ricco Rodriguez into a pulp, forcefully snatching the Heavyweight crown from his grasp, it ...

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  14. The Maine-iac: A Sherdog RetrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Sherdog

    Tim Sylvia . "The Maine-iac," "The Grizzly Bear." Big Tim, the champ. Timmeh. People have had a lot of names for the man over his 14-year pro MMA career, and not all of them have been flattering.

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  15. Farewell, Fatty Boom-Boom: Reliving Tim Sylvia's Most Memorable Performances in the OctagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Cage Potato

    Over the weekend, we received the disheartening news that former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia had decided to retire from MMA after showing up at a whopping 371 pounds and being declared medically unfit to compete in his scheduled super-heavyweight contest at Reality Fighting 53. It was the latest in a series of depressing setbacks for the former champion, who its hard to believe was angling for another shot in the UFC as recently as last year.

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  16. Tim Sylvia's Manager Provides Details on Why the Ex-UFC Champ RetiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | BleacherReport

    Although surely aware his heyday had since passed, former UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia still fully committed to taking his 42nd pro fight on Saturday at Reality Fighting at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. to reject his application for a license, a decision that ultimately prompted the Iowa resident to retire from a career that began in early 2001.

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  17. Tim Sylvia retires after failure to get medical clearance for super heavyweight fightRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | BloodyElbow

    At this point it's a bit hard to remember that Tim Sylvia was twice heavyweight champion of the UFC. In part, that's because he lived under the shadow of Fedor; champion at a time when no discerning person would possibly crown him "Champion of the World."

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  18. Despite 'disappointing' end to career, Tim Sylvia would have liked a second crack at Frank MirRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | MMAFighting.com

    It wasn't the ending former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia had envisioned for himself, but what he can do? He's being told this is the end. If he wants to fight it, it'll cost time and money and well, he just doesn't have the energy for that.

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  19. Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia Announces Retirement From MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Sherdog

    Tim Sylvia has retired from mixed martial arts after 42 professional fights. The ex-UFC heavyweight titlist announced his decision shortly after he did not receive medical clearance to compete at a Reality Fighting Card at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., this past Saturday.

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  20. Head trauma forces ex-UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia to retireRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | MMA Mania

    Some of you young bucks may not be old enough to remember what Ultimate Fighting Championship was like when Tim Sylvia was king of the heavyweight castle, but there was a point from 2005-06 when "The Maine-iac" won six straight, including two over then-fanboy darling Andrei Arlovski. In fact, his bout against Randy Couture is what prompted me to spout off at the mouth for the very first time right here on MMAmania.com , as I predicted a swift and certain death for "The Natural" roughly eight years ago prior to the UFC 68 pay-per-view main event.

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