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Cox: Sylvia "won't retire"

Updated: June 25, 2009, 1:40 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

Soothing fears of hunting sponsors everywhere, Monte Cox informed MMAWeekly on Wednesday that embarrassed former UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia has no plans to retire after his abrupt KO loss at the decaying hands of Ray Mercer on June 13.

"He's an MMA fighter; that's what he does for a living," Cox said. "He's got to keep fighting -- he's too young to quit."

I don't think anyone was calling for his retirement -- postfight fallout was more a concern over showing ...

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