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UFC: Eddie Alvarez finally in the UFC?

Eddie Alvarez flexing after another victory in Bellator Bellator’s hottest commodity Eddie Alvarez may be coming to the UFC. If it seems like we’ve taken a stroll down this road before, we have, like a lot. There has long been talks of a move from Bellator to the UFC for Alvarez but the fighter has constantly ran into road blocks, in the form of the tall, bald, former chief executive...
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC Wants Donald Cerrone Vs Eddie Alvarez For UFC 178

UFC 178 is already shaping up to be a stacked card, but the UFC aren’t quite finished with it yet and are rumored to be targeting a fight between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez for the Las Vegas event on September 27th. The rumor comes from a source close to the situation according to which lends credibility to a match-up that will raise some eyebrows given that Alvarez...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Out with Bjorn in with the new

Almost eight years ago an ambitious promoter with a dream and some determination helped create Bellator, arguably the second biggest fight organization in the world. That promoter is Bjorn Rebney and on June 18, Bellator announced that CEO and chairman Rebney is leaving the company he helped build from the ground up. Rebney and the organization’s relationship had fallen on shaky...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez off of Bellator MMA pay-per-view debut after suffering concussion

When history repeats itself, it usually isn’t a good thing. Bellator MMA is learning this as for the second time the main event to their scheduled pay-per-view debut has been called off due to injury. Sherdog and MMAFighting both have reported that Eddie Alvarez suffered a concussion while training and will not be able to fight Michael Chandler in the main event of Bellator 120...
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Eddie Alvarez Posts Pic of Stitched and Swollen Eye at the Hospital

Eddie Alvarez and Michael Chandler took part in an epic main event battle at Bellator 106 on Saturday night. Following their thrilling five round encounter last night, which ended with Alvarez getting his hand raised, the new champion posted a photo from the hospital, highlighting the damage done to his left eye, which appears to be stitched up and swollen shut. While he may not...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
November 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Watch Bellator 106 Weigh-Ins On 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...
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...
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez vs. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire set for Bellator 76

Bellator Fighting Championships CEO Bjorn Rebney announced on Twitter today that former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will face Patricky “Pitbull” Freire at Bellator 76 on October 12th from Caesar’s Windsor Hotel & Casino in Ontario, Canada. This is the final fight on Alvarez’s Bellator contract before he becomes a free agent. Alvarez lost his Bellator...
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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