Eddie Alvarez from Bellator to UFC Co main Event

“original article taken from written by Thomas Gerbasi I want the title, and whoever’s in front of me at that time, bottom line I’m coming out to destroy them. I’m coming after them.” – Eddie Alvarez Eddie Alvarez laughs when you ask him about blowing up the internet today, but it was a valid question […]
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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...
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Ben Saunders: The second I got cut the goal was to get back to the UFC

Following his time on The Ultimate Fighter season 6, Ben Saunders quickly became a fan favorite with his aggressive style and highlight reel knockouts with some of the nastiest finishes in the welterweight division at the time.  Saunders fell on harder times in 2010 losing back-to-back fights to Jon Fitch and Dennis Hallman and with the UFC roster being slimmed down, he was released...
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MMA Champion Vacates Title

ESPN has confirmed that Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, has vacated his title after Bellator granted his release from the company. Dana White later tweeted that Alvarez (25-3) is joining the UFC and will be thrown right into the fire as he is now scheduled to take on Donald Cerrone (24-6) in the co-main event of UFC 178. Congrats @Ealvarezfight you are finally...
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Behind the Scenes footage of ‘The 4 Horsewomen’ invading SummerSlam

During some rare time off from training and promoting fights, and doing the Hollywood thing, Ronda Rousey was able to get some time off to enjoy the 2nd biggest WWE pay-per-view of the year. Ronda, along with her fellow horsewomen (Shayna Baszler, Jessamyn Duke and Marina Shafir) enjoyed some well deserved special treatment that included a backstage tour (you can see the horsewomen...
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Eddie Alvarez signs with the UFC after being released by Bellator, gets Cerrone for company debut

Earlier today, in a statement released from Bellator’s Newport Beach headquarters, President Scott Coker released Eddie Alvarez from his Bellator contract. Alvarez had been in a major public battle with Bellator during the Bjorn Rebney administration and was more or less forced to sign and continue with the company or else he would’ve lost some of the most important years of...
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Eddie Alvarez to make UFC debut against Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

Well, that didn't take long. Eddie Alvarez was released by Bellator MMA on Tuesday and now he has his first UFC fight -- against Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, the UFC announced. The bout was rumored last month, but last week the UFC said Cerrone would be facing Bobby Green on the card. As it turns out, it'll be Alvarez after all...
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Eddie Alvarez released by Bellator, meets Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

News broke earlier today that Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was released by the promotion after it was made clear he wanted to move on in his MMA career. Just hours later the UFC scooped up Alvarez off the free agent market and signed him to fight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27th. Dana White broke the news on Twitter only moments ago: Congrats...
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Eddie Alvarez Battles Donald Cerrone at UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez became the hottest free agent in MMA Tuesday morning. Fast forward just five hours and the now-former Bellator lightweight champion has not only signed an exclusive contract to join the UFC, but has already been issued his first assignment. Alvarez makes his long-awaited big league debut against Donald Cerrone (pictured) at UFC 178. Terms of Alvarez’s deal were not...
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Bellator Finally Releases Eddie Alvarez

The long winding run of Eddie Alvarez in Bellator is finally over. originally reported that Bellator gave its current lightweight champion his unconditional release from the organization. “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release” stated Bellator president Scott Coker in a press release. “Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights...
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Bellator: Eddie Alvarez Released

Newport Beach, Calif. (August 19, 2014) – Bellator President Scott Coker has released a statement regarding Eddie Alvarez: “We’ve granted Eddie his unconditional release. Eddie is free to explore the free agent market, we hold no matching rights, and we wish him the best in the future. We sat down with Eddie and his team a few times, and it became pretty clear early on that...
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Benson Henderson in search of unlikely title shot

In what has become one of the sport’s deepest divisions only the very best reside among the UFC’s top-ranked lightweights, and a single loss can sentence last weekend’s headliner to a career filled with fruitless attempts to recapture a missed opportunity. But for a former champion such as Benson Henderson who was knocked off of the mountaintop by Anthony Pettis in August of...
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Arianny Celeste cranks the smokeshow level up to 11 in hot new lingerie video

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Longtime UFC target Eddie Alvarez released by Bellator MMA

Eddie Alvarez in the UFC is likely to become a real thing very soon. Finally. Alvarez, one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world who has never competed in the Octagon, was granted his release by Bellator MMA on Tuesday, Bellator announced in a release. The news was initially reported by ESPN. Alvarez is now a free agent. "We sat down with Eddie and his team a few...
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Eddie Alvarez finally able to move on from Bellator

(Photo/USA TODAY Sports) Finally, Eddie Alvarez can move on from Bellator and search for a new promotion to fight for. Alvarez will vacate his lightweight title after being released from Bellator on Tuesday. The promotion was in talks with their champion, but ultimately Bellator President Scott Coker decided to let Alvarez walk and pursue other options, according to ...
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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...
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Michael Bisping Heavy Favorite Over Cung Le at UFC Fight Night 48

Middleweight Cung Le ends his 21-month hiatus Saturday against Michael Bisping (pictured). Unfortunately for Le, he’s facing long odds of leaving China with a win. Le is pegged as more than a 2-1 underdog against the Brit. Bisping, meanwhile, checks in as a 3-1 odds-on favorite to collect a W. The show’s co-main event between Dong Hyun Kim (+120) and Tyron Woodley (-150) is...
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Watch Johny Hendricks Run The Spartan Race

UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks recently ran a Spartan Race – a four mile run with numerous obstacles inbetween – along with fellow fighter Jamie Varner and you can watch how he got on in the video below. —
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2014’s Hottest UFC Ring Girls

The UFC was once the king of sports entertainment. Just like professional wrestling was in the 90’s, the UFC was from 2006 –...
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Ex-Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker Plans to Make Bellator into Top MMA Company

Scott Coker turned Strikeforce into such a dynamic MMA company that the UFC was forced to buy it to keep it from becoming a true challenger. Now Coker takes over as the President of Bellator MMA and he looks to build a brand similar to what he had at Strikeforce, if not bigger. Before Bellator can reache those heights Coker must undo some of the unorthodox moves Bellator has made...
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Anthony Johnson Wants Ryan Bader First, Then Alexander Gustafsson

UFC president Dana White said last week that he liked the idea of arranging a light heavyweight shootout between top contender Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson (pictured). While Johnson is intrigued with meeting Gustafsson, he has a different opponent in mind for his next outing. “Hopefully I’ll be able to fight in late October or something like that if there are any...
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Prelim Breakout Stars: Ben Saunders & Yuta Sasaki

The Prelim Breakout Star is a once per event article that helps fans get to know those who will be entertaining them from the undercard. The intention of the article is not to bring attention to the most talented guy on the preliminary card, but rather one that the common fan may have overlooked or […]
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Today’s Girl Ronda Rousey Can Beat You Up

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Video: Jon Jones Spars With Mike Tyson

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Jon “Bones” Jones And Mike Tyson Slap Box (Video)

Jon Jones and Mike Tyson had a playful sparring session. The UFC Lightweight Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones had a mini slap boxing session with former boxing heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson. Looks like Iron Mike still has it. [Instagram] The post Jon “Bones” Jones And Mike Tyson Slap Box (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
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