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Donald Cerrone Chops Eddie Alvarez Down at UFC 178 (Video Highlights)

Eddie Alvarez (pictured) waited a long time to make his UFC debut. The former Bellator lightweight champion might be wishing he waited a little bit longer after what Donald Cerrone (pictured) did to him Saturday at UFC 178. Alvarez took the opening round, which is starting to become a trend Cerrone’s opponents are beginning to enjoy. However, “Cowboy” turned up the heat in...
Via 5thRound.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez anxious to prove he belongs in UFC

Whether you believe that his climb to the top of the lightweight division is inevitable, or are counting the minutes until the harsh realities of life in the UFC make him irrelevant, there’s no denying that the long-awaited addition of Eddie Alvarez to one of the sport’s most talented weight classes has sparked some serious interest. Now, with a two-year fight for his MMA-freedom...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

'Cowboy' Cerrone: I've never seen Eddie Alvarez fight

As UFC 178 draws nearer, newcomer Eddie Alvarez is pounding the media circuits while getting to know some fans and reporters for the first time. While Alvarez is an accomplished fighter, when his name became eligible for the UFC rankings, media members placed him at No. 14 -- much lower than he likely deserved. See, Alvarez is fighting for respect because he is well known to the...
Via Fox Sports
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez: ‘The more dangerous the situation, the better I become’

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has finally made his way to the UFC, and his first task will not be easy by any stretch of the imagination. Only hours after it was announced that Bellator had released Alvarez, the UFC signed him to fight in the co-main event of UFC 178 in September against the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Since the announcement there...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Reasons Eddie Alvarez Will Crash & Burn In The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made a big splash this week by signing former Bellator MMA 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez. Newly signed Bellator president Scott Coker granted Alvarez an unconditional release from his contract, which still had one fight left on it. After a heated legal dispute that kept Alvarez out of action for the majority of 2013, Coker decided enough...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez on the UFC: ‘I’m here for the title’

For years pundits and fans alike have considered former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to be amongst the best fighters in the world outside of the UFC. Yesterday news broke that Alvarez was released by Bellator, and only hours later the UFC scooped him up and scheduled him for a fight against Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 in September. That is right fight fans, Eddie Alvarez...
Via Fight Hub TV
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Bellator 106 Weigh-Ins On BetweenTheRopes.com At 8 PM ET

Bellator 106 takes place tomorrow night from the Long Beach Arena in Long Beach, California. The main event features the rematch between Michael Chandler and Eddie Alvarez for the Bellator lightweight title. The co-feature is another rematch between Muhammad “King Mo” Lawal battling Emmanuel Newton for the interim Bellator light heavyweight title. Before the fights take place...
Via Between The Ropes
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez Releases Pics of Wording Change in Bellator Contract

Eddie Alvarez (pictured) completed his contractual obligations with Bellator MMA to become the sport’s hottest free agent after posterizing Patricky Freire in October. He was immediately offered a contract to join the UFC, which he agreed upon, but still hasn’t competed in the Octagon because he’s too busy battling Bellator inside a courtroom. In a nutshell, if Alvarez was...
Via 5thRound.com
May 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez just got extremely real about his Bellator/Spike/Viacom situation on Twitter.

There’s no other way to put it other than it absolutely sucks that one of the best lightweights on the planet is sitting on the sidelines in the prime of his career, but it’s happening, right before our very eyes. Eddie Alvarez, the former Bellator lightweight champion, and pretty much consensus #1 free agent on the market/top 5 lightweight is wallowing about, not having a...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

‘Bellator 76: Alvarez vs. Pitbull’ Fight Card Finalized

Eddie Alvarez’s (probable) final bout under Bellator Fighting Championships’ watch will take place October 12th inside Caesars Windsor in Canada. The impending free agent meets lighteight Patricky “Pitbull” Freire at “Bellator 76.” UFC president Dana White and co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta have publicly recruited Alvarez over the past several months. They recently nabbed...
Via 5thRound.com
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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