1333 Search Results for eddie alvarez

Nov 10, 2016 8:16 am

Eddie Alvarez promises to silence Ireland with UFC 205 performance

While Conor McGregor boasts an impressive 20-3 professional record that has seen him go 8-1 throughout the course of his three year stint with the UFC, he faces arguably the toughest test of his mixed martial arts career this Saturday when he steps into the Octagon against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in the main...

Nov 10, 2016 7:10 am

Conor McGregor divulges info on training camp prep for Eddie Alvarez

This Saturday in New York, UFC featherweight superstar Conor McGregor will have the opportunity to make UFC history as he aims to defeat lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and become the first ever simultaneous two-division UFC champion. Ahead of the fight however, despite his dominance inside the Octagon, McGregor’s endurance and heart was questioned by Alvarez,...

Nov 10, 2016 6:35 am

Eddie Alvarez goes off on “scrawny, skinny Irishman” Conor McGregor

While it will be just over 48 hours until UFC featherweight superstar Conor Mcgregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez step into the Octagon to square off in a highly anticipated lightweight title fight, the trash talk between the pair is at an all-time high. Wednesday afternoon following the UFC 205 open-workouts, Mystic Mac gave...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 7, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Watch Eddie Alvarez Maul Rafael Dos Anjos to Win Lightweight Gold

In less than one weeks’ time, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will attempt to make the first defense of his title against reigning featherweight champ Conor McGregor. In this fight, Alvarez will attempt to squash McGregor’s history-making ambition to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. The two...

Nov 4, 2016 1:01 pm

Eddie Alvarez rips Conor McGregor for past opponents

While Conor McGregor currently reigns as the UFC featherweight champion, and is coming off a major win over Nate Diaz at UFC 202 to avenge the only loss of his UFC career, his UFC 205 opponent, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, believes that McGregor hasn’t fought any big-name fighters. He spoke on the UFC 205...

Nov 4, 2016 11:30 am

Eddie Alvarez: I will make the UFC great again

UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is undoubtably a veteran of the sport of mixed martial arts. With a professional record of 28 wins and 4 losses that recently saw him capture the UFC lightweight championship earlier this year by knocking out Rafael dos Anjos in the first round of their scrap back in July, the...

Nov 3, 2016 6:08 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez gives analysis for Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

Richard Perez is a coach that has studied Conor McGregor extensively. McGregor’s last two fights were against Nate Diaz, who Perez coaches. Speaking with BJPenn.com Radio host “Kinch” on Wednesday’s episode, Perez broke down the big UFC 205 lightweight title fight between lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and current featherweight champ Conor McGregor and revealed some...

Nov 2, 2016 3:04 pm

Eddie Alvarez explains why he felt unthreatened by Conor McGregor during staredown

At the UFC 205 press conference several months ago, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor both appeared on stage to field questions from media members, and talk some trash in anticipation of their historic champion vs. champion fight on November 12th. At the conclusion of the press conference, the men...

Nov 2, 2016 2:10 pm

Eddie Alvarez: The sport needs guys like Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is certainly a polarizing figure in the MMA community. While some applaud McGregor for his ability to talk trash to his opponents on the microphone and generate an enormous audience for his fights, others simply aren’t fans of McGregor’s brash persona. While his trash talk certainly doesn’t usually go over...

Nov 1, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO| Watch Eddie Alvarez’s Legendary 2008 Battle with Joachim “Hellboy” Hansen

  Though Eddie Alvarez has been on the radar of hardcore MMA fans for years, he has only recently entered the consciousness of casual fans as the UFC lightweight champion and the upcoming opponent of transcendent star Conor McGregor. Often referred to as “The Underground King,” Alvarez has long been adored by fans for his...

Oct 29, 2016 7:59 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Analyst Robin Black frequently delivers some of the best pre-fight breakdowns before highly anticipated UFC fights, and the UFC 205 main event scrap between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is no different. Black gives an in-depth look at the strategies of both men, pre-championship, and post-championship using a scale...

Oct 27, 2016 6:55 pm

VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez breaks down Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

One of the greatest cards in UFC history is set to take place just a little over two weeks from today. Three UFC championship title fights will go down at UFC 205 with the main event being headlined by the lightweight title showdown between champion Eddie Alvarez looking to defend his title for the first...

Oct 27, 2016 1:16 pm

Eddie Alvarez predicts exactly how & when he’ll finish Conor McGregor

At UFC 205, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated lightweight showdown headlining the main event of what is expected to be a historic fight card. While McGregor made headlines last month when he boldly predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round of their title...

Oct 26, 2016 6:15 pm

Junior dos Santos gives his pick for Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

A historic UFC fight is set to headline the stacked UFC 205 New York card on November 12 at Madison Square Garden. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for his lightweight strap. What sets this title fight apart from the rest is if McGregor is victorious over Alvarez at...

Oct 26, 2016 9:29 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the one who made the Conor McGregor fight happen”

At UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon in what will be just the second champion vs. champion fight in the history of the UFC. In addition to headlining a historic card, the fight will give McGregor the opportunity to make...

Oct 22, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan and Yves Edwards break down Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

In just three weeks, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for an extremely rare champion vs. champion matchup. The fight is set to headline the UFC’s first event at the Madison Square Garden, UFC 205, which is widely regarded to be the biggest event in...