1065 Search Results for eddie alvarez

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...

Jul 7, 2016 8:56 pm

Eddie Alvarez stops Rafael dos Anjos, wins lightweight championship

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 90’ MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally accomplished his dream of capturing a UFC lightweight championship. Alvarez landed big blows in the first round that dropped dos Anjos, after a scramble, dos Anjos made it back to his feet. Alvarez then landed some big blows and finished dos...

Jul 2, 2016 10:38 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez believes there’s no such thing as over-training

With less than one week until Rafael dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez square off for the lightweight title in the main event of UFC Fight Night 90, many are wondering if Alvarez has what it takes to dethrone UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Ahead of the fight, Eddie Alvarez joined Inside MMA to discuss...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez preview

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line July 7 in Las Vegas when current champion Rafael dos Anjos defends his strap against former Bellator title holder Eddie Alvarez. RDA is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes wins over Jason High, Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and most recently Donald Cerrone....

May 27, 2016 9:01 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos training for Eddie Alvarez

[ooyala code=”NsY2VzMzE62tnNcl3cHN4izBGhp5IHAo” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”704″ autoplay=”true”] Prior to UFC 200, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be looking to defend his lightweight championship for the second time as he faces Eddie Alvarez on Thursday July 7th. Ahead of the fight, dos Anjos revealed earlier this week that he was still unable to train...

May 24, 2016 10:16 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos discusses Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor, foot injury

Back in March, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was slated to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight championship. Unfortunately with just two weeks to go until the fight, RDA broke his foot in training and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz...

May 1, 2016 12:32 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “Conor’s not a championship fighter”

Top lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez will receive his first shot at UFC goldĀ this July, when he takes on current champ Rafael dos Anjos for the promotions lightweight title in Las Vegas. Alvarez was a recent guest on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, where he discussed the major holes he sees in UFC featherweight champion...

Apr 18, 2016 2:29 pm

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m the king of excitement, Pettis is a sore loser”

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez was a guest on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed his upcoming title fight with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez stated that while “RDA” is a solid all-around fighter, nothing is going to keep him from winning the belt on July 7 in Las...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 16, 2016 9:49 am

Rafael dos Anjos predicts how he will finish Eddie Alvarez

On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Rafael dos Anjos will fight Eddie Alvarez in a lightweight title fight. The fight will be dos Anjos’ first back in the Octagon after he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 title defense against Conor McGregor back in March. While dos Anjos believes that Alvarez will...

Apr 16, 2016 9:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives thoughts on matchup with Eddie Alvarez

After Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer posted a video of the lightweight champ training following a broken foot, there was much speculation as to when RDA would return to the Octagon. The UFC wasted no time announcing dos Anjos vs. Alvarez for a July 7th event on UFC Fight Pass. dos Anjos spoke to UFC Brazil...