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Alvarez and Melendez have gone back-and-forth for quite some time, but now that they are both fighting for UFC, their paths should eventually cross inside the Octagon. Before Eddie Alvarez inked his deal with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) after a year of legal battles, Gilbert Melendez renewed his own contract with the ZUFFA-owned company with hardly a hitch, leaving Bellator hanging high and dry. As Gilbert puts it, their roads to the Octagon were vastly different because some people kno read news >>

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And after coming out of the mess "unscathed," Alvarez says there was no reason not to re-sign his Blackzilian teammate to UFC. Thiago Silva recently got his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) gig back after all charges were dropped following his arrest back on Feb. 6, 2014, which came after a standoff with Fort Lauderdale, Fla., police (details). This, after UFC President Dana White swore he would never have him back shortly after releasing him due to his arrest. But as the Las Vegas fight bos read news >>

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Gilbert Melendez is up all the current drama in MMA. The lightweight contender and coach on “The Ultimate Fighter 20? knows recent UFC signee Eddie Alvarez has it in for him, but after calling out the fighter several years ago, he’s moved on. Filed under: (...) read news >>

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Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez responded to Gilbert Melendez’s recent statements and revealed that he is far more interested in a match-up against the former Strikeforce lightweight champion than he is in Anthony Pettis. Although yet to make his official UFC debut, Eddie Alvarez has already contemplating his potential title shot and the opponent he wants to face for the coveted belt, Gilbert Melendez. Melendez recently stated that Alvarez has "fallen off the past couple of ye read news >>

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Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez have yapped at one another from afar for years. If the two ever meet in the Octagon, and the action is as heated as their trash talk, we're in for an epic encounter. Melendez, the long-time Strikeforce lightweight champion, and Alvarez, his two-time Bellator counterpart, were long considered among the top non-UFC lightweights, if not the two very best, for quite some time. Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27 against read news >>

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From Yahoo Sports: Alvarez knows he'll have a metaphorical bull's-eye on his back when he makes his UFC debut. read news >>

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Take an extended look at the three main fights at UFC 178: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso, Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez, and Dustin Poirier vs. Conor McGregor. read news >>

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The mission to prove he's the best lightweight fighter on the planet is one Eddie Alvarez has been on since the day he first stepped foot inside the cage. While there have been titles and championship reigns on smaller stages around the sport, the Philadelphia native's distance from the Octagon has kept the stamp of recognition as the best 155-pound fighter in the world at bay. Where unofficial labels are always up for debate, the validation that comes from competing under the UFC banner is a re read news >>

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UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez has come to the defense of re-signed light heavyweight and Blackzilians teammate Thiago Silva. Recently, the UFC chose to re-sign Thiago Silva after notable charges of aggravated assault and battery of his estranged wife, Thaysa Kamiji, were dropped. Kamiji had left the US and would not co-operate with authorities, which led to Silva's case being closed. Controversy has swirled around the UFC's decision, which comes several months after Silva was essentially given t read news >>

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Bloody Elbow's striking specialist, Connor Ruebusch, breaks down the brilliant but risky boxing game of lineal Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez as he gets set to make his UFC debut against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone. read news >>

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Check out an extended video preview of UFC 178, which takes place later this month with a stacked pay-per-view lineup.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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