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Randy Couture vs. Tim Sylvia

Main Event | UFC Heavyweight Championship | 265 lbs

Mmaweekly large Randy "The Natural" Couture
Mmaweekly large Tim "The Maine-iac" Sylvia

Couture
Decision
Round 5

Randy Couture Tim Sylvia

"The Natural" "The Maine-iac"

14-8-0   Pro Record At Fight   23-2-0
Climbed to 15-8   Record After Fight   Fell to 23-3
+205 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -235 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Las Vegas, Nevada   Fighting out of   Maine
43 years, 8 months, 2 days   Age at Fight   32 years, 11 months, 5 days
222.5 lbs (100.9 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   263.0 lbs (119.3 kgs)
6'1" (186cm)   Height   6'8" (204cm)
75.0" (191cm)   Reach   80.0" (203cm)
Xtreme Couture   Gym   Champions Gym
UFC 68
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 68: Uprising
  • Date: Saturday 03.03.2007
  • Referee: John McCarthy
  • Venue: Nationwide Arena
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 9 of 9)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 265 lbs (120.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Couture Total Disclosed Pay: $250,000
  • Sylvia Total Disclosed Pay: $100,000
  • Title on Line: UFC Heavyweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Sylvia
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