Arlovski vs. Sylvia IV in One FC!

Posted: August 3, 2012 in Uncategorized

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What a crazy turn of events.

Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski were two of the three best heavyweights fighting outside of Japan circa 2003-2007, and they exchanged the UFC Heavyweight title belt twice in their trilogy of fights. And now, One FC has matched them up a fourth time!

The first fight saw Andrei rock and drop “Big Tim” with punches, before showing his Sambo background by surprisingly dropping back and securing a heel hook to capture UFC gold. Big Tim won his championship belt back in a rematch, when Andrei rocked him and had what would later be called “an Andrei moment” – a lapse of concentration. Tim countered, dropped him, and finished via TKO with strikes. The third fight was a largely uneventful affair which Sylvia won via unanimous decision, but this was largely due to an early leg injury sustained by Andrei, and for the fourth scrap…

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