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Anthony Pettis Vs Eddie Alvarez Considered For UFC Fight Night 81 In January

According to Brazilian site Combate, the UFC are currently eyeing a potentially explosive lightweight encounter between Anthony Pettis and Eddie Alvarez for UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston on January 17th. Pettis has been out of action since losing the lightweight title to Rafael Dos Anjos back in March. As has often the case for the 28 year-old it was injury woes that have kept him...
Via Fight Of The Night
September 11, 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...
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...
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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

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 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...
August 01, 2014  |  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 out of Bellator PPV with a concussion, Will Brooks to face Chandler

My God, did Bellator not let a guy with a goat into the arena one day or something? Maybe it’s because Bellator is always putting on shows in Indian reservations, and they fought on top of a burial ground, because there seems to be a very real curse on this Bellator PPV. Bellator 120 is next week, featuring King Mo vs. Rampage Jackson, Alexander Shlemenko vs. Tito Ortiz, Michael...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez Pulls Out Of Bellator PPV Headliner Next Weekend Due To Concussion

Who says lightning doesn’t strike twice? Just a week out from Bellator’s second attempt to host their first ever pay-per-view event the promotion disaster has struck with the news that the event’s headliner, lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, has had to pull out of his trilogy fight with Michael Chandler due to suffering a concussion in training. Bellator haven’t officially...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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