Winner of Pedro Rizzo vs. Tim Sylvia to get another shot inside the UFC octagon

Former UFC heavyweight title contender, Pedro Rizzo has revealed that his upcoming fight with former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia will determine who will be granted a second shot inside the octagon.

Rizzo, speaking via GracieMag.com, said:

“Dana White mentioned that the winner should get another chance in the Ultimate Fighting Championship.”

“As the date hasn’t been set, it’s just a verbal agreement, so I’m getting back to light training. But I want to have a good performance. Who knows? Maybe I’ll manage a return to the UFC. I feel really comfortable fighting in that Octagon. I feel leaving there was the biggest mistake of my career, my great regret.”

“I left on my own volition (end of 2003), but at that time I felt stagnant and the big heavyweight challenges were in Japan. I always went after the toughest matches, so I had to face the guys in Pride. What to do? It didn’t work out. But today, with Cain Velasquez as champion, the UFC is really well represented. I feel Cain could even take out Fedor Emelianenko.”

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