669 Search Results for Eddie Alvarez

Sep 21, 2016 7:23 am

McGregor Responds to Alvarez, Khabib and Dana with Two Simple Words

UFC 205, which will go down inside Madison Square Garden on November 12, is still without an official main event. Last night, that appeared to be changing, as a series of Tweets from UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez seemed to confirm that his long rumored scrap with featherweight title holder Conor McGregor would headline the...


Sep 9, 2016 11:37 am

McGregor vs Alvarez Is The “Top Choice” for UFC 205 Main Event

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, is quickly coming together. Earlier this week, it was announced that a lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves had been tacked onto the bill. Days later, we learned that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Robbie Lawler would also be...

Aug 17, 2016 10:52 am

Donald Cerrone: I’ll beat Alvarez’ a** again and take his belt

While Eddie Alvarez may be the UFC lightweight champion after defeating Rafael dos Anjos last month, Donald Cerrone remains the only man to defeat Alvarez inside the Octagon. When the MMA vet made his UFC debut in 2014, it was Cerrone who welcomed him to the Octagon. ‘Cowboy’ put on a spectacular showing, dominating Alvarez...

Aug 1, 2016 12:59 pm

PHOTO | Khabib blasts Alvarez “You only have one UFC victory”

Khabib Nurmagomedov is not impresses with current UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez’s latest win streak. In fact, “The Eagle” is claiming that Alvarez really only has one legitimate UFC victory under his belt. Here is what Nurmagomedov had to say about Alvarez on Instagram: So Alvarerez says that I never fight with top fighters and...

Jan 15, 2016 5:42 pm

WATCH! Joe Rogan breaks down Pettis vs. Alvarez

Sunday night in Boston, Anthony Pettis will look to bounce back from losing his UFC lightweight title to Rafael dos Anjos, as he faces off against Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez is coming off a controversial split-decision win over Gilbert Melendez back at UFC 188, the win was Alvarez’s first under the UFC banner, and with a...

Jan 4, 2016 8:34 am

Anthony Pettis Training Video: UFC Fight Night – Alvarez vs Pettis

“Showtime” is back in action in at UFC Fight Night in Boston MA.    The former champ #1 Anthony Pettis is set to face #4 Eddie Alvarez and maintain his position in a super-stacked lightweight division. Pettis (18-3 MMA) lost his belt last year at UFC 185 against Kings MMA fighter Rafael dos Anjos, a...

Oct 8, 2015 8:37 am

Alvarez: Dos Anjos Made Pettis Quit, I Will Too

“Pettis is a very skilled fighter with good stand up, and he’s very good at what he does if you allow him the space to do it. This is a fight for me where if I want to take Anthony Pettis down then he’s going down. If I want it to stay on the feet...

Sep 21, 2015 2:29 pm

Alvarez is “baffled” by amount of people favoring Pettis

After the Ultimate Fighting Championship absorbed the likes of Strikeforce and World Extreme Cagefighting, diehard fans of mixed martial arts got to see a lot of their dream fights come to life. With Eddie Alvarez dominating the scene in Bellator at the time, though, fans still pondered who the best in the world truly was....

Jun 21, 2015 11:54 am

Alvarez: ‘I Couldn’t See Melendez After My Eye Injury’

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez left it all in the octagon earlier this month when the two lightweights clashed at UFC 188. Mexico City, Mexico hosted their long awaited bout which did not live up to expectations right off the bat. Alvarez suffered a gruesome eye injury in the opening round. Alvarez took a stiff...

Jun 17, 2015 2:16 pm

Alvarez: ‘I broke my nose and orbital in fight vs Melendez’

Eddie Alvarez might have come away with the victory this past weekend when he fought the always tough Gilbert Melendez, but his face certainly doesn’t match the results. Alvarez blew his nose between rounds and caused his left eye to blow up and severely swell instantly. The lightweight took to his Twitter and let fans...

Jun 16, 2015 6:42 am

Alvarez Slams Nate Diaz: ‘F*ck You! You’re F*cking Next!’

“Look, Nick and Nate, we’ve been pretty cool. I’ve seen them at other promotions. We crossed paths at DREAM before, Nick saw my nose bleeding and offered me some medicine to help out. They always seem like super respectful, nice dudes. Even Nate, I am cool with him. But, when I went there to Mexico,...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 15, 2015 1:50 pm

Alvarez Breaks Down Nate Diaz Altercation: ‘I Told Him He’s Next’

Eddie Alvarez walked out of the octagon in Mexico City, Mexico with his hands held high as he fought for and earned a tough split decision win. An argument could be made for either Alvarez or Gilbert Melendez to win the fight, but Alvarez is already looking forward to his next opponent. Nate Diaz bashed...

Jun 14, 2015 12:45 pm

Nate Diaz Calls Out Alvarez and Pettis: ‘Man Up and Fight Me!’

UFC favorite Nate Diaz has been missing from the octagon for quite some time, but he recently made an appearance to call out Eddie Alvarez on his win at “UFC 188”, then proceeded to challenge Alvarez and Anthony Pettis. “I think Gilbert Melendez won round one, and round two. I don’t think Alvarez did much...

Jun 14, 2015 12:05 pm

Alvarez Talks Slow Start to UFC 188 Fight with Melendez

Even though both Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez showed an incredible amount of heart in their performances on Saturday, their “UFC 188” bout was far from the potential “fight of the year” fans thought it would be. Hear why Alvarez thinks the fight’s entertainment factor suffered in this backstage interview. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant...

Jun 14, 2015 10:16 am

Twitter Reacts to Alvarez’s Shocking Win over Melendez at UFC 188

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez left it all in the octagon Saturday night at UFC 188. While their long awaited bout wasn’t the “fight of the year” critics thought it would be, Alvarez and Melendez showed a ton of fighting spirit in the second and third rounds that brought the crowd to their feet. Melendez...

Jun 14, 2015 8:05 am

UFC 188’s Alvarez/Melendez Scorecard REVEALED!

As Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez stepped into the octagon on Saturday night, fans had high hopes that the lightweights would put on a “Fight of the Year” worthy performance, but they didn’t even earn fight of the night honors. Alvarez and Melendez got off to ta slow start where neither fighter wanted to get...

Jun 9, 2015 2:54 pm

Alvarez Convinced Melendez Won’t Stand With Him

Fighters aways say they’re going to stand and go to war, but few rarely do. They usually end up trying to take the fight to the ground when things aren’t going there way. Which of course is fair considering it is MMA, not kickboxing. UFC lightweight and former Bellator champion thinks this is going to...

Jun 8, 2015 6:38 pm

Alvarez Gives Warning to Melendez: ‘You’re In for a Rude Awakening’

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez will be making his return to the octagon this weekend at UFC 188. Former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez will be standing in the corner opposite of Alvarez and the lightweight contest is one fans have wanted to see since they ruled their respective promotions. Alvarez lost his UFC debut...

Jun 1, 2015 11:21 am

Melendez to Alvarez: ‘I Wasn’t Ducking You, I Was Doing You a Favor’

Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez were both held in the highest regard in the eyes of mixed martial arts fans and were viewed as two of the best lightweights in the world. Melendez represented Strikeforce as their dominant lightweight champion while Alvarez represented DREAM and Bellator. Fight fans speculated that the only person who could...

Apr 8, 2015 10:48 am

Eddie A. Feels Rampage’s Pain In Bellator Dealings

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson isn’t the only one who had issues with Bellator. Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez has had legal issues with the promotion and he has Jackson’s back! Check out what he had to say about “Rampage” being pulled from UFC 186 this past week. @Rampage4real @NakedGambling Everyone loses in these things ,...

Feb 23, 2015 4:21 pm

Melendez vs. Alvarez Set For UFC 188 Co-Main Event

UFC 188 has received a huge fight that has all the makings to potentially be a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez has been set for the co-main event slot for the event, behind Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, which will be the main event on the UFC 188 card. Indiscutido...

Jan 5, 2015 5:50 pm

Alvarez Out Of UFC Fight Night Boston, Cerrone Steps In As Replacement

In surprising news, Eddie Alvarez has withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Benson Henderson on January 18th, and as a result Donald Cerrone has stepped in. Cerrone is coming off a dominant decision win over Myles Jury this past Saturday at UFC 182, while Henderson is coming off a KO loss to...

Sep 28, 2014 11:34 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Cerrone’s Win Over Alvarez

Yesterday night in the co-main event of UFC 178, Donald Cerrone defeated Eddie Alvarez, extending his win streak to 5. Below are some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the Fight Of The Night performance by the two men. @joerogan I know you like me so I won't hold the "last great fighter...