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Wednesday, 04/25/2012, 05:30 am

Is Eddie Alvarez About To Jump In The UFC's Shark Tank?


The UFC brass might be adding another talented fighter to the already talent rich 155 lbs division.  Eddie Alvarez got his long awaited revenge last Friday – April 20th via 1st round TKO over submission specialist Shinya Aioki.  Alvarez still has one fight remaining on his Bellator contract.  A tweet from Lorenzo Fertitta and a positive reaction from Dana White might put the UFC and Eddie Alvarez on the negotiation table soon.

UFC president Dana White said Saturday night.

“I think Eddie Alvarez is a great fighter,”  “You know us, man. We’re always looking to get the best fighters in the world in the UFC and he’s one of them.”

UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta, tweeted following Alvarez’s 1st round TKO performance

“@edalvarezfight hey been meaning to introduce myself.”

The lightweight talent starts with Champion Benson Henderson 15-2-0 ( W-L-D )

Edson Barbosa 10-0-0 (W-L-D)

Donald Cerorone 17-4-0, 1NC (W-L-D)

Nate Diaz 15-7-0 (W-L-D)

Clay Guida 29-9-0 (W-L-D)

Melvin Guillard 46-11-3, 1NC(W-L-D)

Gray Maynard 11-1-1, 1NC (W-L-D)

Jim Miller21-3-0 (W-L-D)

Anthony Pettis 13-2-0 (W-L-D)

Eddie Alvarez added to this mix  is sure to shake up the UFC 155 lbs. division.

 

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