Former UFC champ praises Jake Paul, disses UFC

He’s back. Kind of. Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has never had a problem speaking his mind. As one of the tallest competitors in mixed martial arts history he has received the standard “he’s only good because he’s tall“ criticism. He has had his ups and downs in the sport including having his arm … Read more

Hit or Miss? Five times fans deserted popular UFC fighters

Often times fighters rise to the top only to fall even faster. Here are five times the fans turned on popular UFC fighters. Chael Sonnen is taken off this list because he has since become a fan favorite again even though he is no longer a fighter. 5. Conor McGregor Ladies and gents meet Conor … Read more

Monte Cox praises Tim Sylvia’s career, most do not agree

Tim Sylvia vs. Andreil Arlovski at ONE FC

Tim Sylvia showed up to a fight this past weekend looking like he ate his opponent before squaring off for the photo. On January 4th, 2015 at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Tim “The Maineiac” Sylvia was scheduled to fight against one Juliano Couthino. According to sources Tim Sylvia tipped the … Read more

Andrei Arlovski vs. Brendan Schaub on for UFC 174

It was announced Thursday, former UFC Heavyweight champ Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski had resigned with the UFC. Now it has been made official that “The Pit Bull’s” first fight back will be against No. 14 ranked Heavyweight Brendan Schaub at UFC 174 on June 14. UFC 174 will be held at Rogers Arena in … Read more

Pro MMA Now Radio with Chris Spang, Brian Ortega and Tim Sylvia live tonight at 9 p.m. ET

This week we return with another all new episode loaded with great interviews and more. To start the show we will look ahead at some match ups on UFC 163, look back at Bellator from last night and preview a couple big events coming later in the month.

ONE FC 9: Rise to Power card finalized for May 31 in Manila


ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), presented by Casino Filipino and in association with Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC), announced three undercard bouts for ONE FC: RISE TO POWER. Up and coming Lowen Tynanes will battle the seasoned Felipe Enomoto while MMA veteran Tim Sylvia is back in action against Tony Johnson and fan favorite Ryan Diaz will take on Russian ace Yusup Saadulaev. All the action takes place live on 31 May from the MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines.

Fight videos: Tim Sylvia vs. Satoshi Ishii, Cro Cop vs. Shinichi Suzukawa, Minowa vs. Bor Bratovz at IGF Bom-Ba-Ye

Watch as former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia takes on Olympic medalist Satoshi Ishii, Cro Cop faces Shinichi Suzukawa and Minowaman vs. Bor Bratovz.