487 Search Results for Eddie Alvarez

Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 16, 2016 9:49 am

Rafael dos Anjos predicts how he will finish Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Rafael dos Anjos will fight Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight title fight. The fight will be dos Anjos’ first back in the Octagon after he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor back in March. While dos Anjos believes that Alvarez will...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives thoughts on matchup with Eddie Alvarez

After Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer posted a video of the lightweight champ training following a broken foot, there was much speculation as to when RDA would return to the Octagon. The UFC wasted no time announcing dos Anjos vs. Alvarez for a July 7th event on UFC Fight Pass. dos Anjos spoke to UFC Brazil...

Apr 15, 2016 8:55 am

UFC officially announces Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez

After UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos’ strength & conditioning coach captioned an Instagram photo with a major hint at dos Anjos fighting at UFC 200, the UFC officially announced the bout. On Thursday July 7th, just two days before UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos will look to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Eddie...

Apr 1, 2016 10:06 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 200?

While UFC President Dana White stated recently that the co-main event for UFC 200 had yet to be announced, it appears as though Eddie Alvarez may have broken the news via Twitter. Alvarez, who is currently riding a 2-fight win streak that has seen him defeat both Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis via split decision,...

Mar 16, 2016 10:31 am

Video | Eddie Alvarez wants title fight with RDA, but would settle with Nate Diaz

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez has been busy campaigning for a title shot with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. The former Bellator title holder is coming off a split-decision win over former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, which occurred at January’s UFC Fight Night 81 event. Prior to his victory over “Showtime”, Alvarez...

Mar 12, 2016 3:39 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone 2?

Since losing his octagon debut to Donald Cerrone via decision at UFC 178 in September of 2014, former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) has put together back-to-back victories over top contenders and former MMA champions Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis inside of the octagon. The 32-year-old took to Twitter where he asked “who is...

Mar 1, 2016 5:40 am

Anthony Pettis on loss to Eddie Alvarez: “I had focused too much on my wrestling”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is coming off a tough split-decision loss to former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, which took place at January’s ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ event in Boston. The loss served as “Showtime’s” second setback in as many fights, which marks the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back defeats. Pettis joined Ariel Helwani on yesterday’s edition of...

Feb 19, 2016 11:42 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez wants Conor McGregor, talks title shot

Ahead of March 5th’s UFC 196 lightweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos, Eddie Alvarez is seeking a lightweight title shot. Following his win over Anthony Pettis back in January, Alvarez’s name was thrown into the lightweight title mix. While he is looking to fight the winner of McGregor vs. dos Anjos,...

Feb 15, 2016 4:59 pm

Nate Diaz’s Has a Message to Eddie Alvarez – ‘Talking S**t but scared to fight

With the team here no one wants none Alverez talking shit but #scaredtofight #dontbescary 👊🏽 A photo posted by natediaz209 (@natediaz209) on Feb 15, 2016 at 8:28am PST #6 Nate Diaz took to twiiter to make his statement known that he’s gunning for the #1 lightweight Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez put two wins together after his...

Feb 10, 2016 8:29 am

Eddie Alvarez explains “simple” way to beat Conor McGregor

While Conor McGregor’s movement and fluidity continues to leave his opponents confused in the Octagon, UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez believes there is a simple way to defeat the UFC featherweight champion. McGregor is currently gearing up for his March 5th fight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 for the UFC lightweight championship, however ahead...

Jan 27, 2016 9:48 am

Eddie Alvarez: Retiring from money made in MMA ‘That’s just crazy talk’

Skies the limit for the former Bellator champion these days in the UFC. Eddie Alvarez lost his octagon debut at UFC 178 back in 2014 against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Alvarez rallied after the loss producing two straight wins against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez and former UFC champion Anthony Pettis both via split decision. Alvarez...

Jan 17, 2016 8:49 pm

UFN 81 Results: Eddie Alvarez defeats Anthony Pettis via split-decision

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-4 MMA) took on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ in Boston. Round one begins with an Eddie Alvarez leg kick. Eddie shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Pettis is trying to use the fence...

Jan 9, 2016 8:24 am

Eddie Alvarez says McGregor’s move to lightweight is “convenient”

While Eddie Alvarez may only have two UFC fights, ahead of his ‘UFC FN: Boston’ scrap against Anthony Pettis on Sunday, he believes that there’s something ‘convenient’ about Conor McGregor’s timing to move up to lightweight. After his 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo at UFC 194, it was revealed that McGregor would go...

Jan 9, 2016 7:39 am

Video Promo: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez – The Time is Now

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to step into the octagon next Sunday against Eddie “The Silent Assassin” Alvarez at Fight Night Boston in the Madison Square Garden Arena. Both fighters competed only one time in 2015 and the results were split.   Pettis fought against Rafael dos Anjos in a 5 round one-sided affair, as...

Oct 7, 2015 5:18 am

Pettis Talks Eddie Alvarez: ‘I Don’t Think He’s Even A Challenge’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis will be returning from a 10-month layoff to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. It will be the first time Pettis has fought since losing a one-sided decision to now current champ Rafael dos Anjos, in a fight where Pettis looked anything but his normal self. During a...