Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has found a new home. “The Underground King” announced tonight that he has signed with ONE Championship.
ONE Championship’s Chatri Sityodtong shared the following video adding the caption “Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to @ONEChampionship! I am super excited for our fans to witness Eddie’s high octane, explosive dynamite KO style. Stay tuned for more big news! @Ealvarezfight”
Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to @ONEChampionship! I am super excited for our fans to witness Eddie's high octane, explosive dynamite KO style. Stay tuned for more big news! @Ealvarezfight pic.twitter.com/bM3K0COlie
— Chatri Sityodtong (@yodchatri) October 16, 2018
“Hey guys. The moment of truth has arrived. I know you heard the rumors… and they are true. We got our official contract from ONE FC and we’re all signed up.” – Eddie Alvarez
Eddie Alvarez (29-6 MMA) has put together one of the most impressive resumes in the history of mixed martial arts.
“The Underground King” has won championships in MFC, Bodog, Bellator and most recently in the UFC over his illustrious career.
Eddie Alvarez has gone 4-2 over his past six fights, his latest being a second-round TKO loss to Dustin Poirier at July’s UFC on FOX 30 event in Calgary.
Prior to his setback against “The Diamond“, Eddie Alvarez was coming off an amazing third-round knockout win over Justin Gaethje which occurred at UFC 218 in Detroit.
Now with ONE Championship, Eddie Alvarez has the opportunity to fight against Eduard Folayang, Martin Nguyen, or even complete a trilogy with Shinya Aoki.
Who would you like to see “The Underground King” Eddie Alvarez fight in his first bout under the ONE Championship banner? Sound off in the comments section PENN Nation!