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UFC Quick Quote: Sylvia no longer a lock to fight Big Nog for title

UFC Heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia

"Cheick Kongo, who defeated Mirko CroCop in September, is most likely next [for Tim Sylvia], though the possibility of a bout with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira also exists."

-- Kevin Iole at Yahoo! backpedals on a report prior to UFC 77 that the winner of the bout between Tim Sylvia and Brandon Vera would face Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira for the vacant heavyweight title sometime in early 2008. "The Maine-iac" earned a unanimous decision win over "The Truth" this past weekend at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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