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EDDIE ALVAREZ RUMORS

Gilbert Melendez Vs Eddie Alvarez To Co-Main Event UFC 188

A lightweight scrap between Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez has been booked as the co-main event of UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. These two have had an interest in fighting each other for a number of years dating back to a time when Melendez was Strikeforce’s 155lb champion and Alvarez was the kingpin of Bellator’s lightweight division. They aren’t faring quite so...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A War We’ve Been Longing For: Former lightweight champions Melendez, Alvarez set for UFC 188 co-main event

There was a long period of time in MMA when there wasn’t even an argument; Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez were the two best lightweights in the world outside of the UFC. Earlier today, UFC officials announced that the two lightweight legends will finally meet in Mexico City as the co-main event of UFC 188. Both Melendez and Alvarez joined the UFC rosters as champions, respectively...
Via Fight Booth
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez plus 2 more bouts added to UFC 188

UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico has added a trio of new bouts including a main event grudge match as Gilbert Melendez meets Eddie Alvarez in a long awaited lightweight showdown. Melendez and Alvarez first starting dancing around the idea of facing each other several years go while in separate promotions.  Melendez was the Strikeforce lightweight champion and early discussions were...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez Co-Headline UFC 188

For years, many pundits argued whether Gilbert Melendez (pictured) or Eddie Alvarez was the best lightweight not signed to the UFC. Now that they both compete in the octagon, it’s time to figure out who is the better fighter of the two. On Monday, it was announced the 155-pounders will co-headline UFC 188. The June 13 event goes down in a yet-to-be determined venue in Mexico City...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez Out, Donald Cerrone In Vs Ben Henderson At UFN 59

An injury to Eddie Alvarez has forced him out of his co-main event fight with Ben Henderson at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston. While that’s very disappointing news the UFC have pulled a rabbit out of their hats by bringing in Donald Cerrone to fight Henderson instead. This is something of a surprise given that Cerrone only just went three full rounds with Myles Jury this past weekend...
Via Fight Of The Night
January 06, 2015  |  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

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

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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