Main Event | Super Heavyweight | MMA
Abe Wagner defeats Tim Sylvia via KO/TKO at 0:32 of Round 1
|8-3-0||Pro Record At Fight||28-6-0|
|Climbed to 9-3||Record After Fight||Fell to 28-7|
|+340 (Moderate Underdog)||Betting Odds||-450 (Heavy Favorite)|
|United States||Nationality||United States|
|Omaha, Nebraska||Fighting out of||Maine|
|30 years, 10 months, 3 weeks, 3 days||Age at Fight||36 years, 10 months, 3 weeks, 2 days|
|258.0 lbs (117.0 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||311.0 lbs (141.1 kgs)|
|6'4" (193cm)||Height||6'8" (204cm)|
|77.0" (196cm)||Reach||80.0" (203cm)|
|Mid-America Martial Arts||Gym||Champions Gym|
- Bout Information
- Event: Titan FC 16: Sylvia vs. Wagner
- Date: Friday 01.28.2011 at 10:00 PM ET
- Referee: Jason Herzog
- Venue: Memorial Hall
- Enclosure: Cage
- Location: Kansas City, Kansas, United States
- Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 10 of 10)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- TV Commentary: Michael Schiavello, Frank Trigg
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Frank Trigg
- Sylvia Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
- Wagner Total Disclosed Pay: None Disclosed
Sylvia vs. Wagner Wiki Update Wiki
In the main event of Titan Fighting Championships 16, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia took on Abe Wagner. Sylvia took the fight on just a few weeks notice and came in a heavy 311 pounds.
Sylvia came forward early and landed a right hand, yet Wagner answered with a hard right that smashed into the side of Sylvia's head, sending him stumbling backwards. Sylvia backpedaled, trying to stay in the fight, yet Wagner pressed forward landing one punch after another, finally dropping Sylvia. Referee Jason Herzog jumped in to call the fight, with Tim Sylvia protesting the stoppage, yet clearly having been unable to defend himself, face down on the mat.
Commenting to Frank Trigg in the post-fight interview, Wagner stated, "I thought I'd have a big speed advantage... I knew if I got inside his jab I was money... I knew I caught him with one."
Sylvia vs. Wagner Fight Predictions
Videos & Highlights
Documentary | Tim Sylvia's Life as Police Officer report dead link
Heading towards his Titan FC bout with Abe Wagner on HDNet, Tim Sylvia talks about his childhood dream of becoming a police offer, and the camera follows him as he works a shift as a cop.
Interview | Tim Sylvia on HDNet Fights Promo Video report dead link
Tim Sylvia takes about the importance of his bout with Abe Wagner in letting him finish out his career and the attain the goals he wants. Video from HDNet.
Sylvia vs. Wagner Fighter Tweets
If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.
- Hitting the gym for a lite run then pads w my striking coach.
- 3 days, 12 hours, and 7 minutes
- I got to stop breaking sparring partners nose that two noses in one week. oops sorry.
- 1 week, 6 hours, and 27 minutes