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EDDIE ALVAREZ RUMORS

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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

'Cowboy' Cerrone gives Eddie Alvarez rude welcome to the UFC

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone started slow against UFC newcomer Eddie Alvarez, but the veteran UFC fighter came back and battled his way to a unanimous decision victory in the co-main event at UFC 178 on Saturday night. Fighting for the fourth time in 2014, Cerrone didn't care much about who he faced, going as far as saying he had never actually seen Alvarez compete before...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone Decisions Eddie Alvarez In Dogfight At UFC 178

As everyone expected Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez left it all in the cage in an entertaining UFC 178 co-main event scrap in which ‘Cowboy’ had to survive an aggressive start from the former Bellator champ before turning the screw in the later rounds with vicious leg kicks, knees and punches. Round One: Alvarez with a body punch to start as Cerrone throws a kick. Cerrone...
Via Fight Of The Night
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 178 Preview and Predictions

Stacked. Are you sick of this word being used by MMA pundits when they describe this card? We don't care. Sta-sta-sta-stacked! As everyone's favorite mutual Uncle/UFC President would say, "If you don't watch this card, you're not a f***ing fan." I'm not saying I necessarily agree with that, ever, I'm just saying this card is the most stacked (that...
Via Fight Booth
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez: Naysayers are atheists, time to make them believers

Eddie Alvarez has been on the radar of hardcore MMA fans for the biggest part of the last decade.  Coming from Philadelphia, Alvarez immediately commanded a presence on the east coast where fans from his hometown would often times travel several hours to pack arenas to see him fight. Alvarez's star only got brighter when he traveled to Japan for four fights in 2008 where he...
Via Fox Sports
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 178 Embedded Featuring Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez; Oh, and Conor McGregor Again

Hey, did you know Conor McGregor (pictured) was fighting this Saturday at UFC 178? At this point, it’s impossible for you not to know considering the UFC is plastering their new golden boy’s face on every promotional piece for the pay-per-view broadcast. Yesterday, the UFC president Dana White released the first episode of “Embedded” which strictly featured McGregor and opponent...
Via 5thRound.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez: Jealousy and envy are fueling Eddie Alvarez

Ever since Eddie Alvarez signed with the UFC several weeks back the name on the tip of his tongue during almost every interview has been top ranked lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez. The two fighters were rumored to fight a few years back while both were competing in different organizations outside the UFC and apparently when things didn't come together Alvarez didn'...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  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
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