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.