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  1. Junior dos Santos: 'Minotauro' Nogueira 'still has what it takes to compete'Read the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | MMAFighting.com

    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira became the UFC interim heavyweight champion in 2008 with a submission victory over Tim Sylvia .


  2. Dana White Wants Minotauro Nogueira to Retire: "I Don't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | MMA Weekly

    ... decision and was given the opportunity to fight for the interim heavyweight championship against former champion Tim Sylvia in his next outing. He came from behind the win via submission in the third round. That was probably the last time Nogueira ...


  3. Roy Nelson Still Draws Line in Sand for UFC Heavyweight DivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 12 | BleacherReport

    ... is probably near. Nogueira is one of my heroes, but I would have been happy if he didn't take another fight after Tim Sylvia. It says something about the standing of both these guys that Nelson's win merely reaffirmed his position as heavyweight key ...


  4. Watch Roy Nelson Knock Out Ufc legend 'Minotauro' Nogueira at Fight Night Abu DhabiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... of his ability to absorb inhumane levels of punishment before grabbing a last gasp submission win. Mirko Cro Cop, Tim Sylvia, Bob Sapp and more can all testify to Big Nog's toughness and heart, as well as his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu skills. Nogueira ...


  5. UFC Fight Night 39: Minotauro Nogueira's Legacy Is IndestructibleRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | BleacherReport

    ... like that kind of meant something. The sport even had him when it was entering a new era, one where he finished Tim Sylvia out of nowhere to become a UFC champion and later put on one of the best three-round fights in heavyweight history against ...


  6. UFC Fight Night 39 complete fighter breakdown, Antonio Rodrigo 'Minotauro' Nogueira editionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | MMA Mania

    ... (April 11, 2014) at the Du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Since winning the title from Tim Sylvia in 2008, the legendary "Minotauro" has alternated wins and losses inside the Octagon. Unfortunately for the aging Brazilian, ...


  7. UFC Fight Night 39: "Minotauro" Nogueira Looks To Produce One More Memorable PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Rant MMA

    ... Brazilian could conceivably spell the end of his storied career. His biggest UFC triumphs were a victory over Tim Sylvia that earned him an interim title, and a thrilling decision win over Randy Couture back in 2009. While Nogueira enjoys the ...


  8. Everything You NEED to Know About UFC Fight Night 39 Main CardRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | BloodyElbow

    ... a submission after receiving a beating that would make Jack Bauer talk as he did so against Sapp, Cro Cop, and Tim Sylvia . It is what has made him Minotauro and its the only part of his game that seems to be done with any amount of speed. He'll ...


  9. UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson Head-to-Toe BreakdownRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | BleacherReport

    ... both attempt to rebound on Friday. Nogueira has alternated wins and losses over the six years since he submitted Tim Sylvia to become the interim heavyweight champion. At 37 years old, Nogueira is running short on time to build momentum toward ...


  10. UFC Fight Night 39: Who's on the Hot Seat?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | BleacherReport

    ... division. The former Pride FC and interim UFC champion has not won back-to-back fights since submitting Tim Sylvia to claim UFC gold in February 2008. At 37 years old, Nogueira isn't the oldest fighter competing inside the Octagon. However, he's ...


  11. Which NFL Star Would Make The Best Fighter In MMA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Rant MMA

    ... to MMA competition and some have acted on it, with the results being a mixed bag (see Ray Mercer vs. Tim Sylvia for good, Randy Couture vs. James Toney for bad). Wrestlers have had arguably the strongest history of making the switch, while Muay Thai ...


  12. Mailbag: UFC's off-week, next foe for HendricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | CNN

    ... out the driveway. But if you're around, be advised that you're not necessarily relegated to watching old Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski bouts on UFC Fight Pass. On Friday (9 p.m. ET, Spike), Bellator will be doing what it always does on Friday ...


  13. Frank Mir Taking Time Off, Not Cut from UFC, According to ManagerRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | BleacherReport

    ... the UFC since UFC 34 in 2001 and sports a 14-9 record in the Octagon. He won the UFC heavyweight title against Tim Sylvia at UFC 48 in 2004. The fight ended in devastating fashion as Sylvia's arm visibly broke onscreen as Mir cranked on an arm-bar ...


  14. The Eagles of Bettendorf: At one time, the Miletich Fighting Systems...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    ... with evil menaces in dervish form (Jens Pulver), with towering corn-fed lumberjacks of bumbling momentum (Tim Sylvia) and unnerving, icy bastards (Pat Miletich). It became an MMA hotbed (Monte Cox), a harnessing of spring-ready violence (Robbie ...


  15. UFC 171: 'Mature' Robbie Lawler ready to step into championship...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2014 | MMA Mania

    ... squad of veteran fighters. A team that included former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia, former lightweight titleholder Jens Pulver and former welterweight kingpin, Matt Hughes. But after the years passed and the ...


  16. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in MarchRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... so he is a big guy as well, meaning it is tough to dislodge him once he's on top. He has former UFC champion Tim Sylvia on deck at KSW 26. A win over a big name like that would gain serious attention for Bedorf, who could only bolster a large MMA ...


  17. Satoshi Ishii-Philip De Fries to Headline Inoki Genome Fight 1 on April 5Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | Sherdog

    ... his loss to Fedor Emelianenko , Ishii has run up a seven-fight winning streak, topping the likes of Pedro Rizzo , Tim Sylvia and Jeff Monson . The 27-year-old judoka last competed on Jan. 31, when he earned a unanimous decision against Kazuyuki ...


  18. UFC 169 Aftermath: Nova Uniao stakes place among sport's great gymsRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    Miletich Fighting Systems rode high for awhile, as Jens Pulver , Matt Hughes , and Tim Sylvia all wore UFC gold.


  19. Pic: EA Sports UFC video game reveals in-screen debuts for UFC 169's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2014 | MMA Mania

    ... Mir has been a staple of the UFC's Heavyweight division since 2001. After winning the Heavyweight title from Tim Sylvia in 2004, Mir was sidelined for 20 months by a near career-ending motorcycle accident. His return to the sport is recognized as ...


  20. Frank Mir's Career Highlights Including Wins Over Nogueira, SylviaRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Fighters.com

    ... showdown. During his UFC run, Mir (16-8) has scored victories over the likes of Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, Tim Sylvia and Cheick Kongo, just to name a few. And, thanks to the UFC's collection, you can see those bouts once again in the videos below. ...