Eddie Alvarez News

Nov 22, 2017 9:19 am

‘Violent Motherf-cker’ Justin Gaethje Wants a Title Shot After UFC 218

Justin Gaethje dropped his World Series of Fighting lightweight title and never looked back, now he’s one fight into the UFC and is immediately within reach of a possible title shot. He lived up to all of his hype by dismantling Michael Johnson in a Fight of the Night and winning Performance of the Night....

Nov 7, 2017 10:52 am

Dustin Poirier Wants to Know ‘Where the F-ck’ is Eddie Alvarez

We’re finally catching our breath from the insanity of UFC 217, but UFC Norfolk is going to get the heart pumping at maximum levels this Saturday. It’s a sleeper card with a ton of good fights, all topped off with Dustin Poirier fighting Anthony Pettis in the main event. It’s a former champion going to...

Oct 13, 2017 8:21 am

Eddie Alvarez Back to ‘Not Giving a F-ck’ For UFC 218

These next cards running into November and December through the end of the year, all feel like Christmas. We’ve made it through some rough times and kept on trucking, the UFC will be rewarding us for keeping the faith. Just one of these fights we’ll be given the pleasure of seeing is Justin Gaethje going...

Oct 4, 2017 1:46 pm

BREAKING | Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez is Confirmed for UFC 218

In the last couple of weeks, we’ve gotten a tsunami of fight announcements for cards closing out the year. Back on September 14th, we let you guys know that a contender scrap between Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez would be put on the UFC 218 card. It looks like our forecast has finally been officially...

Oct 1, 2017 10:43 am

Eddie Alvarez thinks the UFC is using him to build up Justin Gaethje

This December 2, when the UFC touches down in Detroit, Michigan with UFC 218, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez will battle former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje in a clear Fight of the Year contender. While it’s undeniable that the UFC put this fight together based on its entertainment value,...

Sep 28, 2017 12:42 pm

Eddie Alvarez and Tony Ferguson Trade Shots on Twitter

In just one week, Tony Ferguson will fight Kevin Lee for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 216. It’s the biggest fight of both of their careers so far, but Ferguson was ready to throwdown with another lightweight earlier today. Eddie Alvarez made some comments about the interim title scrap, Tony Ferguson was quick to...

Sep 28, 2017 11:49 am

Lauren Murphy Goes Off on TUF 26 Coach Eddie Alvarez

After an emotional defeat at the hands of  Nicco Montano on last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter 26, Lauren Murphy was very emotional. Losing is always hard, but feeling like you may have missed out on a shot in the UFC that you’ve worked years for is much harder. Nonetheless, she was expected at...

Sep 14, 2017 3:18 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez Slated for UFC 218 in Detroit

Justin Gaethje has peaked the interest of anyone not aware of his World Series of Fighting achievements. His opponent, Eddie Alvarez was known in the game for many years before his gigantic double-title fight with Conor McGregor. Both of the guys are 100% guaranteed exciting fighters, but it’s sure to be a crazy slobberknocker when...

Sep 13, 2017 12:37 pm

Eddie Alvarez Thinks UFC 216’s Interim Lightweight Title Fight is ‘Very Odd’

After losing the belt from Conor McGregor’s sniper left hand and an unfortunate no contest with Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez is on his journey back to the UFC lightweight title. He’s coaching the 26th season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Justin Gaethje. If he’s able to derail Gaethje’s hype train, Alvarez (#3) could be next...

Aug 31, 2017 1:43 pm

Justin Gaethje is ‘Excited’ to Get Punched in the Face by Eddie Alvarez

Hopefully, you knew of Justin Gaethje before he stepped foot into the UFC. If you didn’t, chances are you’ve seen his ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate with Michael Johnson back in July. This wild man has somehow remained undefeated (18-0 with 16 finishes!) while simultaneously being one of the most exciting fighters alive. If he...

Aug 15, 2017 11:28 am

Eddie Alvarez: Conor McGregor’s Time to Win is Within the First 4 Rounds

Despite his on-again-off-again success in the UFC, Eddie Alvarez is an exceptional fighter. That dude is the only guy to be both a Bellator and UFC lightweight champion. If you go further back, he’s beat the who’s who of anyone in his division from the soil of America to the shores of Japan in smaller...

Jul 11, 2017 7:34 am

UFC targets Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez, frustrated Dustin Poirier goes off

Shortly after his thrilling TKO win over Michael Johnson – which marked a successful UFC debut – former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje called out Tony Ferguson. Ferguson, however, didn’t appear to be interested in the fight, and UFC President Dana White later stated that the UFC is still hoping to pair Ferguson...

May 17, 2017 1:15 pm

Concussion could delay Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier II

This past weekend at UFC 211, former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and top ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier stepped into the Octagon for an extremely pivotal showdown. The fight started out rather one sided as Alvarez looked extremely hesitant to throw in the early minutes of the fight. After being tagged and rocked by a...

May 13, 2017 10:17 pm

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier

Pros react to the controversial finish between Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier In the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 211 prelims, former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez took on perennial division contender Dustin Poirier. “The Diamond” appeared to get the better of Alvarez in the fights opening round, using his range to keep the distance and...

May 13, 2017 6:54 pm

UFC 211 Results: Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier ends in a no-contest

UFC 211 Results: Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier A key lightweight scrap between former division champion Eddie Alvarez and perennial contender Dustin Poirier served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 211 prelims in Dallas, Texas. Round one begins and Poirier misses with a right hand. Eddie backs up and briefly stumbles. Poirier circles and...

May 12, 2017 9:25 am

Eddie Alvarez sends a message to Reebok during weigh-in

The last time former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez stepped into the Octagon, he reportedly earned $40,000 in Reebok sponsorship money as the UFC lightweight champion at UFC 205. After being handed a 2nd round TKO loss to Conor McGregor, which saw Alvarez lose the title, he is reportedly set to earn just $5,000 in...

Apr 29, 2017 10:05 pm

Eddie Alvarez explains why he picked Dustin Poirier to fight at UFC 211

Eddie Alvarez explains why he picked Dustin Poirier to fight at UFC 211 One of the most exciting fighters in the history of mixed martial arts, Eddie Alvarez, will return to the octagon at next month’s highly anticipated UFC 211 event in Dallas, Texas. The former UFC lightweight champion of the world, Alvarez, recently sat...

Apr 29, 2017 2:27 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “Frankie Edgar is nobody to be f*cked with man!”

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will return to the octagon at UFC 211 on May 13 in Dallas, Texas where he will square off with Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. Alvarez, who trains with fellow former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, recently sat down with Chris Taylor on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment. Taylor asked Eddie...

Apr 29, 2017 1:13 pm

Eddie Alvarez is tired of “just winning”, plans to finish Dustin Poirier at UFC 211

Eddie Alvarez is tired of “just winning”, plans to finish Dustin Poirier at UFC 211 Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will return to the octagon at next month’s stacked UFC 211 pay-per-view event in Dallas, Texas where he will square off with Dustin Poirier. Alvarez recently took some time out of his busy schedule...

Mar 26, 2017 6:27 am

With win over Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier expects to be “one win away” from title shot

Barring a blitzkrieg, knockout loss to the ever-dangerous Michael Johnson, Louisiana’s Dustin Poirier has looked absolutely fantastic since returning to the lightweight division. Since he made this return, he has picked up emphatic defeats over Carlos Diego Ferreira, Yancy Medeiros, Joseph Duffy, Bobby Green and Jim Miller. These big wins have earned him a fight...

Mar 25, 2017 11:26 am

Dustin Poirier looking to move closer to title shot with win over Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight veteran Dustin Poirier is currently gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his professional MMA career, where he will fight former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated showdown at UFC 211 on May 13th. In the fight, Poirier will be looking to build on his recent majority decision win...