Tim Sylvia “The Maine-iac”

Photo of Tim Sylvia
Pro Record: 31-10-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Amateur Record: 2-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Team: Miletich Martial Arts
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Height: 6' 8"
Weight: 265 lbs.
Out of: Bettendorf, IA
Born: Ellsworth, ME

Tim Sylvia made his professional MMA debut in 2001 fighting for the IFC. He racked up thirteen consecutive wins with ten knockouts in organizations such as SuperBrawl and Extreme Challenge. In 2002, Sylvia signed with the UFC, and, on February 28, 2003, he won his first UFC Heavyweight Championship against Ricco Rodriguez. On April 15, 2006, Sylvia won his second UFC Heavyweight Championship in a re-match against Andrei Arlovski by TKO. After a number of other fights in the UFC, on March 28, 2008, Sylvia signed with Adrenaline MMA, formerly M-1 Global.

Tim Sylvia's Official Professional MMA Fight Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 10/26/2013 Loss Ruslan Magomedov Battle of Moscow 13 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
3
NSF 05/31/2013 Loss Tony Johnson One Fighting Championship 9 - Rise to Power TKO/RSC
(Doctor Stoppage)
3 3:25
NSF 12/31/2012 Loss Satoshi Ishii Inoki Bom-Ba-Ye 12/31/12 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
3
NSF 08/31/2012 NC Andrei Arlovski One Fighting Championship 5: Pride of a Nation No Contest 0 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 06/16/2012 Win Randy Smith New England Fights: Fight Night III TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
1 0:12
Official MMA Fight Results 11/05/2011 Win Andreas Kraniotakes ProElite: Big Guns Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
3
Official MMA Fight Results 08/20/2011 Win Patrick Barrentine Fight Tour 08/20/11 Submission
(Strikes)
1 2:09
Official MMA Fight Results 01/28/2011 Loss Abraham Wagner Titan Fighting Championship 16: Sylvia vs Wagner TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
1 0:32
Official MMA Fight Results 12/11/2010 Win Vince Lucero CFX: Extreme Challenge On Target 170 Submission
(Strikes)
1 2:44
Official MMA Fight Results 08/14/2010 Win Paul Buentello War On The Mainland KO 2 4:57
Official MMA Fight Results 05/21/2010 Win Mariusz Pudzianowski Moosin Submission 2 1:43
Official MMA Fight Results 09/18/2009 Win Jason Riley Adrenaline MMA 4 - Pro Fights TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
1 2:32
NSF 06/13/2009 Loss Ray Mercer Adrenaline MMA 3 KO
(Strike)
1 0:09
Official MMA Fight Results 07/19/2008 Loss Fedor Emelianenko Affliction: Banned Submission
(Rear Naked Choke)
1 0:36
Official MMA Fight Results 02/02/2008 Loss Antonio Nogueira UFC 81: Breaking Point Submission
(Guillotine Choke)
3 1:28
Official MMA Fight Results 10/20/2007 Win Brandon Vera UFC 77 Hostile Territory Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
3
Official MMA Fight Results 03/03/2007 Loss Randy Couture UFC 68: The Uprising Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
0
Official MMA Fight Results 11/18/2006 Win Jeff Monson UFC 65: Bad Intentions Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
5
Official MMA Fight Results 07/08/2006 Win Andrei Arlovski UFC 61: Bitter Rivals Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
5
Official MMA Fight Results 04/15/2006 Win Andrei Arlovski UFC 59: Reality Check TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
1 2:23
Official MMA Fight Results 01/16/2006 Win Assuerio Silva UFC Fight Night 3 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
3
Official MMA Fight Results 08/20/2005 Win Tra Telligman UFC 54: Boiling Point KO
(Kick)
1 4:59
NSF 05/21/2005 Win Mike Block International Fighting Championship: Caged Combat TKO/RSC 1 1:26
Official MMA Fight Results 02/05/2005 Loss Andrei Arlovski UFC 51: Super Saturday Submission
(Ankle Lock)
1
NSF 12/11/2004 Win Wes Sims Superbrawl 38 TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage)
1 1:32
Official MMA Fight Results 06/19/2004 Loss Frank Mir UFC 48: Payback TKO/RSC 1
Official MMA Fight Results 09/26/2003 Win Gan McGee UFC 44: Undisputed KO 1 1:54
Official MMA Fight Results 02/28/2003 Win Ricco Rodriguez UFC 41: Onslaught TKO/RSC 1 3:09
NSF 09/27/2002 Win Wesley Correira UFC 39: The Warriors Return TKO/RSC
(Corner Threw in the Towel from Strikes)
2 1:43
NSF 07/27/2002 Win Jeff Gerlick Extreme Challenge 48 TKO/RSC 1 3:17
NSF 04/27/2002 Win Boyd Ballard Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2 KO
(Knee)
1 3:10
NSF 04/27/2002 Win Jason Lambert Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2 TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
2 4:11
NSF 04/27/2002 Win Mike Whitehead Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 2 TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Stikes)
1 2:38
NSF 04/26/2002 Win Mike Whitehead Superbrawl 24: Return of the Heavyweights Day 1 TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
1 3:46
NSF 03/16/2002 Win Ernest Henderson Extreme Challenge 47: Return of the Heavyweights TKO/RSC
(Fell out of the Ring)
1 0:29
NSF 03/16/2002 Win Alvino Delacruz Extreme Challenge 47: Return of the Heavyweights TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage)
1 0:43
NSF 03/16/2002 Win Matt Frembling Extreme Challenge 47: Return of the Heavyweights Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
2
NSF 11/17/2001 Win Greg Wiken Extreme Challenge Trials: November 2001 Submission
(Choke)
3 2:20
NSF 08/24/2001 Win Ben Rothwell Extreme Challenge 42 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
3
NSF 06/02/2001 Win Greg Wiken Ultimate Wrestling Minnesota: Ultimate Fight Minnesota Submission
(Injury)
1
NSF 04/07/2001 Win Gabe Beaupurthy Gladiator Challenge 3: Showdown at Soboba Submission
(Choke)
2 4:16
Official MMA Fight Results 01/19/2001 Win Randy Durant International Fighting Championship: Battleground 2001 TKO/RSC
(Referee Stoppage from Punches on the Ground )
1 2:05

Tim Sylvia's Amateur MMA Fight Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
NSF 07/07/2000 Win Randy the Savage Rowe Rhode Island Vale Tudo 4 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
1
NSF 10/23/1999 Loss Jorge Rivera Rhode Island Vale Tudo 2 Decision
(Unanimous Decision)
1
NSF 07/10/1999 Win Mark Geoffry Rhode Island Vale Tudo 1 KO 1