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Ben Henderson Vs Eddie Alvarez To Co-Main Event UFC Fight Night 59

Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson will take on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston on January 18th. Henderson suffered a stunning first round KO loss to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 49 in August, marking the first time the 30 year old ‘Smooth’ had ever been finished by strikes in his career...
Via Fight Of The Night
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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
September 28, 2014  |  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
September 26, 2014  |  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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 20, 2014  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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