1197 Search Results for Eddie Alvarez

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...

Jul 22, 2016 8:49 am

Eddie Alvarez fires back at Khabib Nurmagomedov

Since Eddie Alvarez knocked out Rafael dos Anjos earlier this month to win the UFC lightweight championship, the MMA veteran has had a target on his back. While Alvarez would like to fight the winner of UFC 202’s Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor fight, #1 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has his eyes set on a...

Jul 22, 2016 8:28 am

Eddie Alvarez names next ideal opponent

Eddie Alvarez wasn’t the UFC lightweight champion for more than 48 hours when he asked Dana White and the UFC for an “easier fight”. Alvarez’ desired opponent? UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who is currently slated to fight Nate Diaz in a welterweight rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th. Now, ahead of that fight,...

Jul 21, 2016 10:02 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov taunts newly crowned champ Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th, MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally got his shot at UFC gold. The former Bellator lightweight champion seized the moment, knocking out Rafael dos Anjos in the 1st round of their fight. Now, lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov has taken to Twitter in an attempt to claim a lightweight title shot against the...

Jul 14, 2016 10:36 am

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez responds to all the recent callouts

Eddie Alvarez became the UFC lightweight champion in devastating fashion when he put a beating on Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night 90. Now that Alvarez holds the lightweight belt, the target has been placed on the Philadelphia native and he has been getting called out from some contenders in the lightweight division. However,...

Jul 11, 2016 12:47 pm

New UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez roasts Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez made a big statement in his UFC lightweight championship performance last week, dismantling Rafael dos Anjos in the very first round. While speaking with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” Alvarez had some words for UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz who will be cashing in on another...

Jul 8, 2016 12:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos calls for rematch with Eddie Alvarez

Thursday night in Las Vegas, yet another UFC title changed hands as Eddie Alvarez defeated Rafael dos Anjos via 1st round TKO. The win was an impressive one for Alvarez, who managed to get the win without sustaining any major damage. Following the fight, dos Anjos spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss the fight, and his...

Jul 8, 2016 8:50 am

Eddie Alvarez begs Dana White for “easier fight” following title win

Eddie Alvarez has been the lightweight champion for less than 24 hours, however he is already looking ahead to his next fight. While the lightweight division is currently stacked with contenders such as Donald Cerrone, who holds a win over Alvarez, Tony Ferguson, and Khabib Nurmagomedov to name just a few, Alvarez wants to fight...