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Apr 1, 2016 10:06 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 200?

While UFC President Dana White stated recently that the co-main event for UFC 200 had yet to be announced, it appears as though Eddie Alvarez may have broken the news via Twitter. Alvarez, who is currently riding a 2-fight win streak that has seen him defeat both Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis via split decision,...

Mar 16, 2016 10:31 am

Video | Eddie Alvarez wants title fight with RDA, but would settle with Nate Diaz

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez has been busy campaigning for a title shot with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos. The former Bellator title holder is coming off a split-decision win over former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, which occurred at January’s UFC Fight Night 81 event. Prior to his victory over “Showtime”, Alvarez...

Mar 12, 2016 3:39 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone 2?

Since losing his octagon debut to Donald Cerrone via decision at UFC 178 in September of 2014, former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) has put together back-to-back victories over top contenders and former MMA champions Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis inside of the octagon. The 32-year-old took to Twitter where he asked “who is...

Mar 1, 2016 5:40 am

Anthony Pettis on loss to Eddie Alvarez: “I had focused too much on my wrestling”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is coming off a tough split-decision loss to former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, which took place at January’s ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ event in Boston. The loss served as “Showtime’s” second setback in as many fights, which marks the first time in his career that he has suffered back-to-back defeats. Pettis joined Ariel Helwani on yesterday’s edition of...


Feb 19, 2016 11:42 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez wants Conor McGregor, talks title shot

Ahead of March 5th’s UFC 196 lightweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos, Eddie Alvarez is seeking a lightweight title shot. Following his win over Anthony Pettis back in January, Alvarez’s name was thrown into the lightweight title mix. While he is looking to fight the winner of McGregor vs. dos Anjos,...

Feb 15, 2016 4:59 pm

Nate Diaz’s Has a Message to Eddie Alvarez – ‘Talking S**t but scared to fight

With the team here no one wants none Alverez talking shit but #scaredtofight #dontbescary 👊🏽 A photo posted by natediaz209 (@natediaz209) on Feb 15, 2016 at 8:28am PST #6 Nate Diaz took to twiiter to make his statement known that he’s gunning for the #1 lightweight Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez put two wins together after his...

Feb 10, 2016 8:29 am

Eddie Alvarez explains “simple” way to beat Conor McGregor

While Conor McGregor’s movement and fluidity continues to leave his opponents confused in the Octagon, UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez believes there is a simple way to defeat the UFC featherweight champion. McGregor is currently gearing up for his March 5th fight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 for the UFC lightweight championship, however ahead...

Jan 27, 2016 9:48 am

Eddie Alvarez: Retiring from money made in MMA ‘That’s just crazy talk’

Skies the limit for the former Bellator champion these days in the UFC. Eddie Alvarez lost his octagon debut at UFC 178 back in 2014 against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Alvarez rallied after the loss producing two straight wins against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez and former UFC champion Anthony Pettis both via split decision. Alvarez...

Jan 17, 2016 8:49 pm

UFN 81 Results: Eddie Alvarez defeats Anthony Pettis via split-decision

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis (18-4 MMA) took on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night 81’ in Boston. Round one begins with an Eddie Alvarez leg kick. Eddie shoots in for a takedown and gets it. Pettis is trying to use the fence...

Jan 9, 2016 8:24 am

Eddie Alvarez says McGregor’s move to lightweight is “convenient”

While Eddie Alvarez may only have two UFC fights, ahead of his ‘UFC FN: Boston’ scrap against Anthony Pettis on Sunday, he believes that there’s something ‘convenient’ about Conor McGregor’s timing to move up to lightweight. After his 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo at UFC 194, it was revealed that McGregor would go...

Jan 9, 2016 7:39 am

Video Promo: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez – The Time is Now

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is set to step into the octagon next Sunday against Eddie “The Silent Assassin” Alvarez at Fight Night Boston in the Madison Square Garden Arena. Both fighters competed only one time in 2015 and the results were split.   Pettis fought against Rafael dos Anjos in a 5 round one-sided affair, as...

Oct 7, 2015 5:18 am

Pettis Talks Eddie Alvarez: ‘I Don’t Think He’s Even A Challenge’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis will be returning from a 10-month layoff to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. It will be the first time Pettis has fought since losing a one-sided decision to now current champ Rafael dos Anjos, in a fight where Pettis looked anything but his normal self. During a...

Sep 26, 2015 2:27 pm

Eddie Alvarez: ‘I’m Like A F*cking Unicorn In This Sport’

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez was surprised when he found out that his opponent, Gilbert Melendez, tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites after their fight in Mexico City. The former Bellator champion told ‘The MMA Hour‘ that he never suspected a guy like Melendez to be doing anything like that and said he’s pretty...

Sep 11, 2015 10:52 am

Eddie Alvarez Says It’s Official! –– Will Fight Anthony Pettis In Boston

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (26-4 MMA) recently took to twitter to announce that his rumoured fight with former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (18-3 MMA) is official for the UFC’s January fight card in Boston. @Ealvarezfight: “It’s official, at first I just wanted the guy, now I got location too, thank you @ufc...

Sep 9, 2015 5:29 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez Targeted For January

  It looks like the UFC is trying to put together a lightweight fight between the former champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The report comes from Combate, who say the UFC are looking to put it together in January. Pettis hasn’t fought since losing his belt in a shocking upset against...

Jul 7, 2015 8:39 am

Eddie Alvarez Comments On Melendez Drug Test

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez fought Gilbert Melendez at UFC 188, in Mexico City, and pulled out a close decision win over the former Strikeforce champion. News broke yesterday that Melendez had failed a drug test for UFC 188 and of course Alvarez had plenty to say on the matter. Alvarez took to Twitter and posted...

Jun 17, 2015 2:44 pm

REPLAY! Eddie Alvarez Blows His Nose, Nearly Blows Out His Eyeball

Eddie Alvarez’s eye blew up like a balloon when he blew his nose during his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday. Between rounds Alvarez casually blew his nose and instantly his left eye turned into a scene from a horror film. Check out the replay of the crazy scene below: Lesson learnt: Never blow...

Jun 14, 2015 1:44 pm

REPLAY! Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez (Highlights)

What was being promoted and hyped as one of the fight with the most potential to earn “Fight of the Year” honors didn’t even ear “Fight of the Night”. A long feeling out process in the opening round got the fifteen minute war off to a slow start, but once Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez...

Jun 13, 2015 9:12 pm

UFC 188 Results: Eddie Alvarez Battles Through Swollen Eye To Grab Split Decision

A much anticipated fight between Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez just went down during UFC 188’s co-main event. At the start both fighters felt each other out. Melendez landed a few nice jabs in a row. Alvarez came in and Melendez rocked him bad with a right hand. Alvarez moved back and Melendez moved forward....

Jun 7, 2015 9:25 pm

Countdown to UFC 188: Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez

Go inside the elite training camps of four fighters preparing to square off at UFC 188. Red-hot lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez brace for the showdown fans have talked about for years. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 6, 2015 10:16 am

Melendez: ‘Eddie Alvarez And I Are The Perfect Recipe For FOTY’

UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez is looking forward to his scrap with former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. During recent media obligations to promote the fight Melendez acknowledges that it’s a fight many people have been wanting to see for a long time now, with both men being former champions in other organizations....

Jun 1, 2015 5:00 pm

FREE FIGHT! Eddie Alvarez vs. Ross Ebanez

Outside of the UFC, Eddie Alvarez shows off his skill set as he battles Ross Ebanez. Alvarez takes on Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico. Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

May 27, 2015 1:21 am

Gilbert Melendez: “Gonna Bust Eddie Alvarez’s *ss Up, Then Celebrate in Mexico”

BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage catches up with top ranked UFC lightweight fighter, Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez ahead of his highly anticipated matchup against Eddie Alvarez. The two top lightweights will finally come face-to-face on June 13, as part of the UFC 188 main card. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA...

Feb 10, 2015 4:06 pm

Eddie Alvarez: ‘Gil like a cheerleader looking to get with the QB’

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez recently challenged former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to a fight inside the UFC’s octagon. “El Nino” also noted that he would like the potential Alvarez fight to take place in Mexico City this June. Alvarez initially responded to Melendez request by politely asking if the fight could take...