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New UFC Fight Night 59 trailer

The UFC is getting set to invade Boston, Massachusetts for UFC Fight Night 59 at the TD Garden on Sunday, January 18 and they have released an updated trailer for the event. With Eddie Alvarez having to pull out of his co-main event fight against former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, lightweight contender Donald Cerrone stepped in on extremely short notice to...
Via Mill City Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manager: Eddie Alvarez hopes to be back around May

Eddie Alvarez's loss was Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone's gain as the most active fighter on the UFC roster was able to get a second fight already in 2015 when he stepped in to replace the former Bellator champion in a bout against Benson Henderson at next weekend's UFC Fight Night card in Boston. Alvarez was preparing for his second fight in the UFC when it was reported that he came down...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone Right Back At It, Will Fight Benson Henderson At UFC Boston

Donald Cerrone wanted another fight as soon as he finished his UFC 182 win over Myles Jury last Saturday, and he got one, as he will step in for the injured Eddie Alvarez on January 18 in Boston to take on his former WEC nemesis Benson Henderson. UFC President Dana White announced the bout on Twitter Monday evening. Winner of six straight, Cerrone is getting ever closer to a shot...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Donald Cerrone To Fight 2nd Time In A Month

Two fights in two weeks? No problem at all. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will step up and replace an injured Eddie Alvarez and face Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night on Jan. 18. Cerrone steps in to take the fight after cruising to a unanimous decision win over Myles Jury at UFC 182 (Jan.3). This isn’t the first time he’s fought twice in one month. His first two MMA bouts...
Via BadCulture
20 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone replaces Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

Donald Cerrone fights on short notice at Fight Night 59 in Boston. (Photo/USA TODAY Sports)That was quick. Donald Cerrone told UFC President Dana White he wasn’t leaving Las Vegas, Nevada after UFC 182 until he was schedule for another fight and wanted a quick turnaround. He got just want he wanted. Cerrone will replace two-time Bellator Champion Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight...
Via Mill City Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Donald Cerrone In For Injured Eddie Alvarez; Faces Benson Henderson

Always looking to stay busy it seems as though the man they call ‘Cowboy’ will be competing on back to back UFC cards to kick off his 2015 campaign. With Eddie Alvarez (25-4) off the upcoming UFC Fight Night 59 card due to injury Donald Cerrone (26-6 (1nc), pictured) has agreed to step in and […]
Via MMAInsider
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Alvarez Out, Donald Cerrone in Against Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night Boston

Donald Cerrone (pictured) wasn’t kidding when he said he wanted to get back in the octagon ASAP. Just two days after beating Myles Jury at UFC 182, Cerrone has agreed to serve as a last-second substitute to meet Benson Henderson in Boston. UFC president Dana White announced via Twitter the lightweights will co-headline the January 18 event. Henderson was originally slated to face...
Via 5thRound.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

'Cowboy' Cerrone steps in to face Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night in Boston

Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone wasn't going to leave Las Vegas until he had another fight booked and as it turns out, he won't have to wait very long. Following an injury to Eddie Alvarez that forced him out of his upcoming bout at UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver, Cerrone has been selected to face former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson in the new co-main event. UFC...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Cerrone replaces injured Alvarez to complete trilogy with former UFC champ on short notice

Just two days removed from his unanimous decision victory over Myles Jury at UFC 182, Donald Cerrone already has another fight. Alvarez is out and Cowboy is in against Ben Henderson for UFC Fight Night Boston LIVE and FREE on @FOXSports1. http://t.co/W0WC3DhoMx — Dana White (@danawhite) January 6, 2015 That means Cerrone will be back inside of the Octagon in less than two weeks...
Via Fight Booth
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former UFC champ Benson Henderson meets Eddie Alvarez in Boston co-main event

The FOX Sports 1 card in Boston is still getting a pretty darn good co-main event. Former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will meet Eddie Alvarez at UFC Fight Night on Jan. 18 from the TD Garden in Beantown, the UFC announced Wednesday. Both men are two of the top 155-pounders in the world. The previous Boston co-main, Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury, will now be the co-main...
Via Fox Sports
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Co-Headlines UFC Fight Night Boston

The UFC clearly has no qualms with throwing Eddie Alvarez to the wolves. After losing his octagon debut to perennial lightweight contender Donald Cerrone, Alvarez will now look to collect his first UFC victory against former champion Benson Henderson (pictured). BostonHerald.com first reported the tango, which will co-headline the January 18 card. Alvarez won’t be the only one...
Via 5thRound.com
October 29, 2014  |  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

'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 they stepped...
Via Fox Sports
September 28, 2014  |  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
September 28, 2014  |  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's right) card of the season thus...
Via Fight Booth
September 27, 2014  |  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 picked...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 178: Eddie Alvarez confident he will finish Donald Cerrone in UFC debut

When the UFC announced they had signed former Bellator Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, the mixed martial arts community collectively rejoiced in knowing they would finally see one of the consensus top five Lightweights in the world against the UFC’s best. When it was revealed that Alvarez would be making his UFC debut at UFC 178 against the streaking Donald Cerrone, the excitement...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov: "I smashed everybody, I deserve my title shot"

While Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are preparing to throw down on Saturday night with both believing that a win could earn them a title shot, the No. 2 ranked fighter in the division has a strong opinion otherwise. Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently recovering from an injured knee, but he's definitely paying attention to all the things the other contenders around him have...
Via Fox Sports
September 26, 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 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...
Via Sports-Glory
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

'Under the radar' Eddie Alvarez knows he still has to prove himself

Eddie Alvarez has participated in two of the best fights in MMA over the last three years. His Bellator MMA lightweight title loss to Michael Chandler in 2011 was an absolute classic. And the rematch last November was every bit as good. Yet when Alvarez looks back on those career-defining moments, he wishes they took place elsewhere. Like, in the UFC. "I felt like we should have...
Via Fox Sports
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 178 ‘Embedded’ episodes 2 & 3 focus on Alvarez-Cerrone, McGregor-Porier

When it comes the UFC’s new cutting edge video blog series ‘Embedded’, you’re getting a behind the scenes look at the fighters during the week of the fight itself. Ahead of UFC 178, there has been a heavy focus on the co-main event between Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone and the grudge match between Irish bad boy Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. Main eventer’s Demetrious...
Via Fight Booth
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 178 Embedded: Eddie Alvarez chokes out Rocky Balboa

UFC 178 is just around the corner, and the anticipation for the year’s most stacked pay-per-view is building by every hour that goes by. In preparation of the mammoth PPV, the UFC has begun to roll out their UFC 178 Embedded series for your viewing pleasure. In the videos below you can watch both episode one and two of the Embedded series. Highlights include Dustin Poirier’s...
Via Fight Hub TV
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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