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'Minotauro' announced as newest member of 2016 UFC Hall of Fame class

The UFC gave the fans in Brazil another thrill Saturday night when it announced that heavyweight great Antonio Rodrigo "Minotauro" Nogueira is the newest member of the 2016 UFC Hall of Fame class.A native of Bahia, Nogueira retired last year at age 39 after a third straight loss in the Octagon. He finished his 16-year career with an overall record of 34-10-1.Nogueira lost more fights...
Via FOX Sports
May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Full Fight: Watch Frank Mir break Tim Sylvia’s arm in four places at UFC 48

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.  Before legendary heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski clash for the first time at UFC 191 on September 5th inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena, or only on PPV, relive one of the most violent submission victories of Frank Mir’s career above.
Via Fight Booth
August 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

Despite standing at 6-foot-8 and weighing in at 265 pounds, Tim Sylvia always seemed to be the underdog. That never mattered much to “The Maine-iac” though, as he went on to win the UFC heavyweight championship twice over the course of an Octagon career that saw him fight — and beat — the best from 2002 to 2008. The secret? As far as Sylvia was concerned, it all came from...
Via NESN.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Sylvia Retires After Failing Pre-Fight Medical

Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has announced that he’s hanging up his gloves after failing a pre-fight medical prior to his latest fight at the weekend. Sylvia had been set to fight Juliano Coutinho at Reality Fighting 53 in Connecticut, but was pulled from the fight by the Mohegan Department of Athletic Regulation after an MRI scan indicated he had signs of brain trauma...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UFC Champ Tim Sylvia Retires From MMA

Lost in the hoopla surrounding Saturday’s UFC 182 event was the fact former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia (pictured) retired from mixed martial arts. Sylvia was slated to meet Juliano Coutinho at a Reality Fighting event in Uncasville, Connecticut, but was denied medical clearance at the last-minute. Sylvia’s longtime manager, Monte Cox, wrote on his Facebook page that...
Via 5thRound.com
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Former UFC champion Tim Sylvia announces his retirement

Following a 40-plus fight career that spanned 13 years, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia announced his retirement from mixed martial arts this past weekend while appearing at a regional show in Connecticut. Sylvia was originally scheduled to fight at the event, but was deemed medically ineligible to compete according to his manager Monte Cox, who posted details on Facebook...
Via FOX Sports
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Sylvia Campaigning for UFC Return on Maine Card

Who says you can’t go home again, especially when you’re headed to Tim Sylvia’s (pictured) hometown and you just re-signed Andrei Arlovski? Now that the UFC has confirmed their debut event in Maine, Sylvia has launched a social media campaign to make his octagon return on the August 15 card. “The UFC is going to be in Bangor Maine in aug. Please guys contact the UFC guys...
Via 5thRound.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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