528 Search Results for Eddie Alvarez

Apr 29, 2014 5:43 pm

Win or Lose, Alvarez Could Bolt from Bellator

  Eddie Alvarez’s see-saw relationship with Bellator could come to an end next month. Alvarez, a two-time Bellator lightweight champion, appears ready to exit stage right no matter how his upcoming bout with Michael Chandler pans out. Chandler and Alvarez will meet for a third time on May 17 in the main event of Bellator’s...

Mar 11, 2014 10:15 am

“Rampage” vs. King Mo Set For “Alvarez vs. Chandler III” Pay-Per-View In Memphis

MMA’s greatest trilogy is set for Saturday, May 17th as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on Pay-Per-View. The night also features the Memphis return of MMA superstar Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, who will square off against King Mo Lawal in...

Mar 1, 2014 12:01 am

Alvarez vs. Chandler III Headlines Bellator’s First Pay-Per-View Saturday, May 17th

MMA’s latest trilogy will occur on Saturday, May 17th as Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will defend his title against Michael Chandler in one of the most highly anticipated fight of 2014, live on Pay-Per-View. Location and ticket information will be made available shortly. The main event is the third installment in this epic MMA...

Jan 11, 2014 10:25 am

Alvarez To Defend Bellator Title In Chandler Rubber Match Set For PPV

Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, is set to defend his title this year live on pay-per-view in a rubber match against his career nemesis, Michael Chandler. News of the proposed matchup broke yesterday. The rubber match has seemed inevitable for a while now, and it has now been confirmed. As he told Ariel Helwani, Eddie...


Nov 4, 2013 11:20 am

Medical Suspensions: Bellator 106’s Alvarez & Chandler Among 22 Suspended Fighters

By Evan Stoumbelis Bellator 106 took place this Saturday in Long Beach California during which Eddie Alvarez avenged his loss to the formerly undefeated Michael Chandler to win the lightweight belt, Emmanuel Newton defeated King Mo to win the interim light-heavyweight belt, Daniel Straus defeated Pat Curran to win the featherweight belt, and Joe Riggs...

Jul 2, 2013 8:46 am

Dana White: Alvarez should fight for Bellator, but get paid what he’s worth

After months of legal battles, UFC President Dana White now believes that the best path for Eddie Alvarez (24-3 MMA) may be to return to Bellator MMA, this despite the 29-year-olds voiced desire to fight under the UFC banner. This follows the announcement that, barring a settlement, Alvarez will not even appear in court to...

Jun 26, 2013 1:41 pm

Alvarez vs. Bellator could stretch into 2014

With no end in the foreseeable future, its appears Eddie Alvarez will continue to be on the shelf. Steve Marrocco at MMA Junkie is reporting that Alvarez won’t be fighting any time soon if his case with Bellator heads to trial. On Monday, documents filed in U.S. district court state that the two aren’t required...

Apr 19, 2013 9:53 am

Bellator’s motion to dismiss Alvarez’s claims denied

A motion filed by Bellator MMA in March to dismiss two counts of fighter Eddie Alvarez’s counterclaim against the promotion was denied on Wednesday in U.S. District Court. According to Sports Illustrated, Judge Jose L. Linares ruled that the court couldn’t dismiss Alvarez’s claims of tortious interference and breach of contract against Bellator based on...

Jan 18, 2013 1:24 pm

Alvarez Set to Make Court Appearance on January 25th in Search of Injunction

The Eddie Alvarez saga continues as the lightweight fighter now has a set appearance date for court. According to Yahoo! Sports Alvarez will appear in court on January 25th in front of Federal Judge Jose L. Linares seeking an injunction that will allow him to sign and fight for the UFC as soon as UFC...

Jan 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Alvarez Contract Details Emerge; UFC Offers Quick Title Shot & PPV Cut

The battle for Eddie Alvarez continues. The UFC and Bellator have continued to feud over who will sign the 28-year-old lightweight standout and former Bellator champion, and this time we have the contractual numbers to compare the two promotions offers. Although both are indeed very similar (almost identical according to Bellator President Bjorn Rebney) and...

Sep 13, 2012 1:54 pm

Alvarez vs. Pitbull Headline Loaded Night of Fights at Caesars Windsor | MMA NEWs

As Bellator prepares for its explosive seventh and final season on MTV2, the promotion has finalized a stacked night of fights that include the highly anticipated lightweight showdown between Eddie Alvarez and Patricky Pitbull, as well as the Season 7 Featherweight Tournament and a host of International and Canadian talent looking to collect big wins...

Mar 1, 2012 4:07 pm

Aoki vs. Alvarez II Official For April 20

Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is now confirmed to go down at Bellator 66 on April 20th. Three and...

Jul 29, 2016 5:39 pm

Two UFC champions pick Nate Diaz to defeat Conor McGregor

With UFC 202 less than a month away, the MMA community is torn on predictions for the welterweight rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor on August 20th. Diaz won the pair’s first meeting after stepping in on just two weeks notice. Given his ability to win the fight on such short notice, many believe...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 21, 2016 8:48 am

UFC co-founder: Bellator stars are the guys I started with 20 years ago

While the UFC undoubtably is the largest MMA promotion in the United States, if not the world, Bellator MMA has continued to grow in popularity among MMA fans. The promotion recently just held its Bellator 158 event in London, and is already preparing to hold their Bellator 159 event this Friday. On the heels of...

Jul 16, 2016 10:27 am

Conor McGregor sends warning to fighters calling him out

While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is currently slated for a welterweight rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202, ‘Notorious’ has found himself called out by numerous fighters. While McGregor is supposed to to fight Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight championship after his bout with Diaz, Eddie Alvarez, Dominick Cruz, and several other fighters...

Jul 14, 2016 10:11 am

Tony Ferguson eyes big fight after winning 8 in a row

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson picked up his 8th win in a row as he defeated Lando Vannata via 2nd round submission. The fight was an impressive one for Vannata, who took the fight on short notice after Michael Chiesa withdrew from the bout. Now, Ferguson is ready...

Jul 10, 2016 12:22 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps all of this weekend’s fights

UFC President Dana White discusses all of this weekend’s UFC fights. The UFC crowned a new lightweight champion (Eddie Alvarez), a new women’s bantamweight champion (Amanda Nunes) and an interim featherweight champion (Jose Aldo) during what was a historic weekend for the promotion. Dana White also addressed the possibility of Brock Lesnar returning to fight...

Jul 5, 2016 9:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos looking for superfight with Georges St-Pierre

In less than 48 hours, Rafael dos Anjos will look to defend his lightweight championship against Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC Fight Night 90 on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the fight, there has been much speculation regarding former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon to fight Michael Bisping for...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jul 2, 2016 9:49 am

First man to defeat Rafael dos Anjos used MMA notoriety to end prison riot

Back in 2004, Rafael dos Anjos made his professional MMA debut in Juiz de Fora, Brazil. dos Anjos lost the fight via split decision to Adriano Abu. Shortly after the fight, Abu decided to step away from MMA to work as a prison guard in order to stay close to home. 10 years after his...

Jun 23, 2016 1:02 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov shows off brutal ground & pound

UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is currently coming off a big win over Darrell Horcher in April after nearly two years away from the Octagon. While Nurmagomedov is currently taking time off from the Octagon in observance of Ramadan, however ‘The Eagle’ is still in the gym training in preparation for what could be a #1...

Jun 22, 2016 8:52 am

Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor press conference added to international fight week

Initially, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor were slated to have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th. McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for the event, and as a result was pulled from the card after briefly retiring. Now, with the pair set to collide in...

Jun 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov goes off on Rafael dos Anjos

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may have no intentions of fighting during Ramadan, ‘The Eagle’ isn’t ready to let UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos forget about their fight in 2014 in which Nurmagomedov defeated dos Anjos via decision. The pair often exchange verbal jabs through interviews, however there has been no word yet as to what...