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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...
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The Undercard Supercast for August 19

  On this week’s Supercast, we talk about Eddie Alvarez joining the UFC, we hand out awards from the weekend, preview the UFC doubleshot this weekend, talk about Gray Maynard’s gray matter, and lots more. The Undercard Supercast tapes live every Tuesday at 9pm est on YouTube.
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Eddie Alvarez Signs For UFC; Fights Donald Cerrone At UFC 178

Bellator yesterday agreed to release their current lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez paving the way for him to finally make his move to the UFC official. After securing his signature the UFC have opted to put Alvarez straight to work as he’ll now fight Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on September 27th. That means that Cerrone’s previously announced opponent Bobby...
Via Fight Of The Night
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Eddie Alvarez from Bellator to UFC Co main Event

“original article taken from written by Thomas Gerbasi I want the title, and whoever’s in front of me at that time, bottom line I’m coming out to destroy them. I’m coming after them.” – Eddie Alvarez Eddie Alvarez laughs when you ask him about blowing up the internet today, but it was a valid question […]
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UFC: Eddie Alvarez we made it

Eddie Alvarez at a post fight press conference with the Bellator lightweight championship belt. Sometimes I wonder if there is a god and if god does really exist, does he, she or it actually answer prayers. I mean I have prayed for numerous things like cute girl friends, super fights, and a taco bell that doesn’t make me sick, but to no prevail. Well it seems like I no longer...
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Eddie Alvarez signs with the UFC after being released by Bellator, gets Cerrone for company debut

Earlier today, in a statement released from Bellator’s Newport Beach headquarters, President Scott Coker released Eddie Alvarez from his Bellator contract. Alvarez had been in a major public battle with Bellator during the Bjorn Rebney administration and was more or less forced to sign and continue with the company or else he would’ve lost some of the most important years of...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

The long winding run of Eddie Alvarez in Bellator is finally over. originally reported that Bellator gave its current lightweight champion his unconditional release from the organization. “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release” stated Bellator president Scott Coker in a press release. “Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights...
Via Between The Ropes
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Longtime UFC target Eddie Alvarez released by Bellator MMA

Eddie Alvarez in the UFC is likely to become a real thing very soon. Finally. Alvarez, one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world who has never competed in the Octagon, was granted his release by Bellator MMA on Tuesday, Bellator announced in a release. The news was initially reported by ESPN. Alvarez is now a free agent. "We sat down with Eddie and his team a few...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez finally able to move on from Bellator

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) Finally, Eddie Alvarez can move on from Bellator and search for a new promotion to fight for. Alvarez will vacate his lightweight title after being released from Bellator on Tuesday. The promotion was in talks with their champion, but ultimately Bellator President Scott Coker decided to let Alvarez walk and pursue other options, according to ...
Via Mill City Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bellator MMA Grants Champ Eddie Alvarez Outright Release

One year after essentially losing a legal battle to leave Bellator MMA after his contract expired, Eddie Alvarez (pictured) has finally escaped the clutches of the Viacom-owned company. “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release,” Bellator president Scott Coker expressed in Tuesday’s official statement. “Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching...
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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