Archive: Eddie Alvarez

Sep 26, 2014 5:31 pm

Alvarez: Dana And Lorenzo Know I Should Be Fighting Champions

Eddie Alvarez has yet to fight inside the UFC, however tomorrow night that will change when he steps into the Octagon against #5 ranked Donald Cerrone. Regardless of his lack of UFC experience, the former Bellator MMA champion feels that he he should be fighting the UFC champion, Anthony Pettis. He spoke to MMAFighting: “The...

Sep 26, 2014 4:58 pm

REPLAY! Watch UFC 178 Fighters Weigh-in

Earlier today the UFC 178 weigh-ins took place. In case you missed them, you can rewatch the event below. UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night, and is headlined by Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, where Johnson will look to defend his flyweight championship and continue his reign as the only flyweight champion in UFC history....

Sep 26, 2014 4:50 pm

PHOTOS | Staredowns From UFC 178 Weigh-ins

UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The weigh-ins for the event took place just moments ago. Check out the staredowns from all the main card fighters below! Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso – for flyweight title Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez

Sep 26, 2014 4:42 pm

UFC 178 Weigh-in Results

The fighters are fresh off the scale from their UFC 178 weigh-ins just moments ago, and all fighters have made weight! Below is the full fight lineup, as well as the weight each fighter came in at. UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night only on Pay-Per View, and will be headlined by Demetrious Johnson, as...

Sep 26, 2014 4:15 pm

Fighters Predict UFC 178 Cerrone vs. Alvarez

UFC 178 takes place tomorrow night, and one of the many high-profile bouts for the event takes place in the co-main event between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez. MMAJunkie caught up with some of the stars of the event to give their picks for who takes the fight. Dominick Cruz: We like Alvarez because he...

Sep 26, 2014 11:31 am

LIVE STREAM! Watch The UFC 175 Weigh-ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4PM PT)

The UFC 178 weigh-ins kick off today at 4 p.m. PT, live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The event will be headlined by Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso, who will be fighting for Johnson’s flyweight title. The co-main event for the bout will be between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez, where Alvarez will...

Sep 26, 2014 11:16 am

Khabib ‘Cowboy Can Shut Up, I Am The Next Lightweight Contender’

Khabib Nurmagomedov is making a strong case for why he deserves to be the next person to fight for the lightweight title belt after Gilbert Melenedez challenges Anthony Pettis for the belt in December at UFC 181. Nurmagomedov made his case to FOX Sports. “Nate Diaz smashed him, Rafael dos Anjos smashed him, Benson Henderson,...

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 22, 2014 10:21 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez From ‘Countdown To UFC 178’

UFC 178 takes place this weekend, and to get fans ready the UFC brings fight fans the first episode of ‘Countdown to UFC 178’ with the co-main event bout featuring Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez, a former Bellator MMA champion, will be making his UFC debut at the event.

Sep 22, 2014 9:22 am

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Chokes Out Rocky Balboa Statue

Eddie Alvarez visited Philadelphia ahead of his UFC 178 bout, and UFC debut, against Donald Cerrone this Saturday. He took some time to check out the famous statue of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, and even sink in a rear naked choke.

Sep 21, 2014 10:51 am

Khabib To Alvarez: Win A Few Fights Before Asking For A Title Shot

Earlier this month Bellator finally released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez from his contract. That very same day, Alvarez was signed to the UFC, and agreed to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 on September 27th. Alvarez stated that he wants to fight UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis after Gilbert Melendez gets his shot at the...

Sep 17, 2014 3:43 pm

Melendez Responds To Alvarez’ Trash Talking

Gilbert Melendez fired back at Eddie Alvarez today after Alvarez had quite a strong reaction to Melendez comments that Alvarez had lost the spring in his step. Melendez fired back at Alvarez via MMAJunkie Radio today saying: “Lately, I’ve seen him fight, and again, I think he lost his (step), and he’s been off my...

Sep 16, 2014 7:10 pm

Alvarez Has Harsh Words For Gilbert Melendez

“…I think Diego Sanchez must have really landed good with those uppercuts when they fought last year, if that’s the case. He must still be feeling them. I hope Melendez beats Pettis. Nothing against Pettis, but I want Melendez to win that fight. I want to beat Donald and then finally get my hands on...

Sep 16, 2014 5:03 am

Eddie Alvarez On Thiago Silva: He Was Dealt A Bad Hand

Thiago Silva was recently released from prison and resigned by the UFC after the prosecutors for his case were unable to make a case against the light heavyweight fighter. Silva was acquitted of all charges, and was resigned by the UFC the very same day. Newly signed UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez spoke with Fox Sports...

Sep 15, 2014 10:57 am

UFC 178 Extended Preview With Johnson-Cariaso And Cerrone-Alvarez

UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso is coming up on September 27th. To get fans ready for this stacked card, the UFC has brought us a preview video of the main event, as well as the co-main event. The full event lineup is as follows: Main Card (PPV) Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso Eddie Alvarez vs....

Sep 15, 2014 9:36 am

Dana White Believes Bellator Cost Eddie Alvarez Some Of His Best Years

Earlier this month Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released Eddie Alvarez from his Bellator contract, and gave the lightweight champion his blessings to fight for the UFC. Alvarez signed with the UFC the very same day, and signed on to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. What was shocking about Alvarez signing was that he...

Aug 30, 2014 11:05 am

Cerrone dismisses Racism Claims: “One day I’ll see you Bobby Green”

There has been a lot of back and forth lately between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and “King” Bobby Green. If you haven’t heard the whole story, I’ll break it down into a quick summary. Cowboy slighted Green by dropping the fight he was supposed to have with Green at UFC 178 and taking a fight against...