Originally written on The Flying Knee MMA  |  Last updated 10/22/14
One of the more surprising pieces of MMA news last week was the announcement that former Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez had decided to resign with Bellator and would meet Michael Chandler in a rematch of their epic encounter from 2011. The rematch was announced as the co-main event of Bellator’s inaugural PPV event, which is set for November 2nd.  Media members and fans alike have been speculating as to the reasons behind Alvarez’s decision to drop the lawsuit and rejoin the company. Alvarez, via Authentic Sports Management, released an official statement regarding the matter: “Recently there has been speculation in the media regarding my settlement with Bellator. The settlement is involved and complicated and contains many contingencies. The terms of the settlement are confidential and neither I, nor my representatives, are going to release these terms to anyone. The speculations, which have been printed, are just that, speculations, and could not possibly be completely accurate as the settlement is over forty (40) pages long. I would suggest that these speculations are helping no one, and respectfully request that they cease immediately. All I want to do is fight.”  
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