Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez is not motivated by a desire to keep his belt. He is motivated by the fear of losing it.
"I have a lot of demons, and that boosts me," he said. "That helps me prepare the way I do for these sort of belts, so I always, always, always, fight up."
At first glance, though, it would appear he's not fighting up, but rather down. The third defense of his title is against a guy with the fraction of the fights he has - a mere eight outings compared with his