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

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  2. Farewell, Fatty Boom-Boom: Reliving Tim Sylvia's Most Memorable Performances in the OctagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | 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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  3. Tim Sylvia's Manager Provides Details on Why the Ex-UFC Champ RetiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  4. Tim Sylvia retires after failure to get medical clearance for super heavyweight fightRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  5. Despite 'disappointing' end to career, Tim Sylvia would have liked a second crack at Frank MirRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  6. Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia Announces Retirement From MMARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  7. Head trauma forces ex-UFC heavyweight champ Tim Sylvia to retireRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | 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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  8. Former UFC Champ Tim Sylvia Hangs Up the Gloves After Medical Issue Nixes FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | MMA Weekly

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was supposed to have been in the cage fighting at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday night. He was in the cage in Connecticut, but he didn't fight.

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  9. The MMA Hour with Dan Henderson, Urijah Faber, Ben Askren, Tim...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | MMAFighting.com

    ... training with CM Punk and what's next for him in ONE FC. 2:25 p.m. -- Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia will talk about why he announced his retirement on Saturday night. 2:45 p.m. -- Urijah Faber will discuss about the state of the ...

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  10. And Now He's Retired: Tim Sylvia Retires Due to Morbid ObesityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Cage Potato

    UFC 182 was certainly the talk of the town this weekend, yet we couldn't help but notice a former UFC Heavyweight Champion call it a day after going on an Arby's world tour to train for his most recent bout. According to The Underground , Maine's own Tim Sylvia retired yesterday, shortly after his super-heavyweight fight against Juliano "Banana" Coutinho at Reality Fighting 53 was cancelled.

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  11. Tim Sylvia Denied Medical Clearance to Compete at Reality Fighting EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | Sherdog

    Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia was supposed to headline tonight's Reality Fighting card at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. However, Sylvia has been denied medical clearance by the Mohegan Athletic Unit, and as a result, his bout against Juliano Coutinho will not take place as scheduled.

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  12. Former Affliction vice president Tom Atencio returns to T-shirt printing rootsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | MMA Mania

    ... "Banned," was a stacked card that featured a heavyweight headlining tilt between Fedor Emelianenko and Tim Sylvia. as well as other intriguing bouts such as Andrei Arlovski vs. Ben Rothwell, Josh Barnett vs. Pedrio Rizzo and Vitor Belfort vs. Terry ...

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  13. UFC 180: Hunt, Werdum and the End of the Baddest Man on the PlanetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... badness to them. They were largely seen as humble martial artists trying to win a title in a fledgling sport. The Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski era was similar, save for the humility . Frank Mir had a run around there too, but no one ever got too ...

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  14. While Ken Shamrock hasn't called it quits, Randy Couture, Royce Gracie say what led to retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    After all, Couture set the template for the best-case scenario when a mixed martial artist returns to competition after thinking he was through. He provided one of the sport's seminal moments in 2007, when, at the age of 43, he came out of retirement and trounced Tim Sylvia to win the UFC heavyweight title.

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  15. Andrei Arlovski To Miss Six To Eight Weeks In UFC Due To Recent Shoulder SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... knockout win over Antonio Silva. The Belarusian held the UFC title in 2005 and defended it twice before losing to Tim Sylvia at UFC 59. After he won against Jake O'Brien in UFC 82, he voluntarily left the organisation for other promotions. ...

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  16. Andrei Arlovski Out for Six to Eight Weeks Following Shoulder SurgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | MMA Weekly

    ... he recovers and rehabilitates. The Belarusian held the UFC strap in 2005 and defended it twice before losing to Tim Sylvia at UFC 59. Following his UFC 82 win over Jake O'Brien, Arlovski voluntarily left the organization to fight in other ...

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  17. For 43-year-old John Johnston, you can still teach an old dog new tricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | MMAFighting.com

    In the short documented history of mixed martial arts, age has always been a strange thing. Randy Couture was 43 years old when he beat Tim Sylvia at UFC 68, laughing in the face of those who believed him to be a holdover from the age of Pankration.

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  18. Gander Mountain Celebrates Remodeling in Germantown, WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | AmmoLand

    ... Bruce Mitchel and Chase Landry, stars of History's Swamp People will appear Saturday and Sunday noon to 3 p.m. Tim Sylvia , Two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion will appear Friday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first 100 customers ...

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  19. Fertitta reiterates that Conor McGregor had bigger impact than Brock Lesnar, here are the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... co-headliner against Frank Mir . The bout was even promoted more than the main event interim title fight between Tim Sylvia and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira , and he drew roughly 600,000 PPV buys and a $2.4 million gate. McGregor's first fight was a ...

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  20. UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson - Idiot's Guide and Preview to Kiichi Kunimoto vs. Richard WalshRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | BloodyElbow

    ... counterpoint to Kunimoto's more deliberate pace. Walsh can at first seem, kind of lumbering. He's not quite Tim Sylvia , who I think crosses the line between lumbering and clumsy inside the cage, but he can look a bit awkward. In his last bout ...

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