623 Search Results for eddie alvarez

Sep 23, 2016 11:38 am

The Folly of Doubting Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been the subject of many headlines over the last few days—and very few of them have painted a positive picture of him. Our news feeds have been flooded with reports that the champ’s hardball negotiation tactics are the reason his long-rumored fight with Irish superstar Conor McGregor fell through....

Sep 23, 2016 9:35 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov leaks pics of signed UFC contracts, waiting on Eddie Alvarez

The confusion regarding who will headline the UFC’s historic New York card, UFC 205, continued today. After it was initially reported that Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez would fight for the lightweight title, UFC President Dana White revealed that the fight the UFC was looking to book was Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov. This week, former...

Sep 22, 2016 5:32 pm

Eddie Alvarez refutes Schaub’s claims, says he’s training for UFC 205

On Wednesday, BJPenn.com reported on Brendan Schaub’s version of what he heard happened in regards to the Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor fight negotiations for UFC 205. Schaub said on a recent episode of “The Fighter and the Kid” podcast that he heard that UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was demanding too much in the...

Sep 22, 2016 4:49 pm

Report: Eddie Alvarez misses out on ‘red panty night’ after demanding too much

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has missed out on a ‘red panty night’ after asking for more money to fight Conor McGregor. Brendan Schaub revealed on the Fighter and the Kid podcast that Alvarez apparently complained to the executives at the UFC and was met with an indignant Joe Silva before the match-maker parted ways...


Sep 21, 2016 6:36 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov being considered for UFC 206 in Toronto

The confusion over Eddie Alvarez’s next fight appears to be over, at least for now. First, Eddie Alvarez was set to defend his newly-won 155 pound belt against featherweight champion Conor McGregor at UFC 205 in New York City. Now, it appears Alvarez will take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 206 in Toronto instead. Alvarez, 32,...

Sep 20, 2016 5:59 pm

Eddie Alvarez says he will end Conor McGregor’s illusion of greatness at UFC 205

Current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez recently took to Twitter where he delivered the following message to current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor Let's do this @TheNotoriousMMA I'm ready !! Your futures not bright enjoy this one while it last . #ItsAllOver — Eddie Alvarez (@Ealvarezfight) September 21, 2016 Alvarez went on to claim...

Sep 18, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez fan made trailer

The UFC will invade New York this November for UFC 205. The historic event already has a number of high profile fights, including a welterweight title bout between champ Tyron Woodley and number one contender Stephen Thompson. In addition to the 170-pound title fight, UFC 205 also features two key middleweight bouts as former champ...

Sep 14, 2016 7:03 pm

REPORT | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez title fight nearly finalized

According to a report from @TalkMMA, the UFC is close to finalizing a deal that would see current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor challenge current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the 155-pound title at this November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York. Almost done #UFC205 — Deplorable #Dizz © (@TalkMMA) September 15,...

Sep 7, 2016 10:07 am

Chael Sonnen calls for Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Going into UFC 202, there was much speculation as to what UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s next move would be after his rematch with Nate Diaz. McGregor won his rematch with Diaz via majority decision, avenging his UFC 196 loss to the Stockton superstar. In the wake of McGregor’s win, there has been much speculation...

Sep 6, 2016 9:28 am

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor Mcgregor and Nate Diaz for UFC 202

Last month, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC superstar Nate Diaz competed in a highly anticipated welterweight rematch, where McGregor was able to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss to Diaz. The fight is widely regarded by fans as one of the best fights of the year, in addition to one of the greatest...

Sep 6, 2016 7:21 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m about to tell the whole world that there’s no Santa Claus!”

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz by majority decision. Having evened the score in his bizarre, welterweight rivalry with the Stockton fighter, McGregor then set his sights on the division he’s most suited for: lightweight. Given McGregor’s transcendent superstardom, a trip to the lightweight division would almost certainly result in...

Sep 5, 2016 9:52 am

Eddie Alvarez talks about growing up in ‘Rocky’ Philly neighborhood

UFC Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez grew up in the rough parts of Philadelphia, where fighting was a big part of his daily life, well before he ever stepped into the cage. But according to Alvarez, growing up in ‘Rocky’s’ neighborhood in Kensington is not without it’s merits. “It was tough, tough neighborhood. That’s where Rocky was...

Sep 4, 2016 3:02 pm

Michael Chandler: “Eddie Alvarez deserves a red panty night”

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler (15-3 MMA) is very familiar with current UFC lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez and Chandler engaged in two epic wars while fighting under the Bellator banner, with Chandler submitting Alvarez in the pairs first encounter, and Eddie being awarded a judges split-decision in their second lightweight title affair. Chandler recently weighed...

Aug 30, 2016 9:45 pm

Rafael dos Anjos making changes following loss to Eddie Alvarez

When Eddie Alvarez and Rafael dos Anjos stepped into the Octagon on July 7th, no one could have imagined Alvarez would pick up such an incredibly dominant TKO just minutes into the fight to claim the UFC lightweight championship. With the UFC opting to book dos Anjos to fight Tony Ferguson rather than give him...

Aug 28, 2016 8:12 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov destroys Eddie Alvarez on social media

Undefeated UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov (23-0 MMA) has been campaigning for a title fight with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. However, Eddie Alvarez seems to be more interested in making his first title defense against current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “The Eagle” recently took to Twitter where he called Alvarez a “bullshit...

Aug 27, 2016 7:24 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov blasts Eddie Alvarez on Twitter

Since Eddie Alvarez knocked out Rafael dos Anjos to claim the UFC lightweight championship last month, #1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has continuously called him out. Nurmagomedov has taken to Twitter on several occasions, and even sent verbal shots Alvarez’ way in various interviews. Earlier this month, the UFC opted to book Rafael dos...

Aug 24, 2016 6:06 pm

Opening Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez betting odds

With Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 win over Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has a few options. While UFC President Dana White has stated that McGregor will return to featherweight for a title unification fight with Jose Aldo, McGregor has remained noncommittal on his return to 145. One of the options that seems to be immediately...

Aug 23, 2016 8:07 am

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor McGregor: He’s not a championship fighter

While Conor McGregor’s performance in the main event of UFC 202, during his fight with Nate Diaz, may have won over a lot of MMA fans, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was not impressed. McGregor, who gassed early in the fight, but was able to catch a second wind, was ultimately awarded a majority decision...

Aug 21, 2016 12:19 pm

Eddie Alvarez was not impressed by Diaz vs. McGregor 2

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was not impressed by the performances of Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor in last night’s UFC 202 headliner in Las Vegas. The current UFC 155-pound strap holder took to social media where he issued a warning to both Diaz and McGregor, check it out: Better keep that weak shit away...

Aug 21, 2016 11:02 am

VIDEO | Free Agent Donald Cerrone wants a rematch with Eddie Alvarez

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone picked up another victory inside the UFC’s welterweight division at last night’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas, scoring a second-round TKO win over veteran Rick Story. In his post-fight octagon interview, “Cowboy” issued a challenge to current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for a fight at November’s UFC 205 event in...

Aug 16, 2016 8:39 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov trolls Eddie Alvarez and his “embarrassing nonsense”

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may be the #1 contender on the UFC’s official rankings, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez doesn’t think Nurmagomedov deserves a title shot. Prior to Nurmagomedov’s return to the Octagon earlier this year, where he TKOd UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher, Nurmagomedov defeated Rafael dos Anjos, who went on to become lightweight champ. The...

Aug 16, 2016 8:31 am

Conor McGregor fires back at “bum” Eddie Alvarez

Last month, MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez shocked the world as he knocked out Rafael dos Anjos in just minutes to become the UFC lightweight champion. Alvarez hadn’t been champion for more than 24 hours before he decided to call out featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who was already slated for a UFC 202 fight with Nate...

Aug 12, 2016 8:00 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez gets into verbal feud with Khabib Nurmagomedov fan

Prior to UFC 201, newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez appeared at a fan Q&A alongside UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. During the course of the Q&A session, Alvarez was asked about a fight with #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has called out Alvarez countless times since he won the UFC lightweight championship...

Aug 9, 2016 8:25 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez taunts Conor McGregor, wants winner of Nate Diaz rematch

Since winning the UFC lightweight championship last month by knocking out Rafael dos Anjos, newly crowned lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has remained adamant that he would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch. On the heels of Conor McGregor catching heat from the WWE community for calling their...

Jul 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...