Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 4/24/12
When Michael Chandler submitted Eddie Alvarez (Pictured) to snap his seven-fight winning streak and steal his Bellator lightweight title, many wondered if Alvarez’s best days were behind him. However, “The Silent Assassin” quickly killed that chatter by slapping Shinya Aoki silly this past Saturday. Everybody loves a winner, and now that Alvarez has managed to right the ship, the soon-to-be free agent has once again piqued the UFC’s interest. “I think Eddie Alvarez is a great fighter,” UFC president Dana White said Saturday night. “You know us, man. We’re always looking to get the best fighters in the world in the UFC and he’s one of them.” Immediately following Alvarez’s dominant performance, UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta tweeted, “@edalvarezfight hey been meaning to introduce myself.” Alvarez still has one fight remaining on his Bellator contract, but minutes after putting Aoki down, he tore a page out of Rod Tidwell’s book and told Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney to “show me the mo
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