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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 >>

  • 16 hours ago
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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 >>

  • 18 hours ago
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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 >>

  • 22 hours ago
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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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Before Eddie Alvarez makes his Octagon debut against Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178 on Sept. 27, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the former Bellator lightweight champion made his first appearance on the official Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rankings. Alvarez came in at No. 14, which isn't bad, considering he's yet to compete inside the eight-walled cage. According to UFC President Dana White's comments to The Download, that is a very low ranking for the former champ, and it co read news >>

  • 2 days ago
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Eddie Alvarez claims Gilbert Melendez has been fleeing from a fight with him, but the TUF 20 coach says it's nothing personal, he just lost interest as Alvarez lost a step. read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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UNCASVILLE, Conn. – When Bellator MMA released long-disgruntled lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, many fans viewed at a wise public-relations move by new company president Scott Coker.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 10 days ago
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After years of Eddie Alvarez wanting to fight Gilbert Melendez, Melendez thinks Alvarez has fallen off from his peak. There was a time, he says, when Gilbert Melendez thought that Eddie Alvarez was the number one lightweight in the world. Now both men are in the UFC and, after years of trying to meet outside of the Octagon, Melendez thinks that Alvarez has lost a step. "He acts like it's real personal and stuff," Melendez said, responding to recent comments from Alvarez that Gilbert doesn't actu read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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LOS ANGELES - For quite some time, Eddie Alvarez has made it clear that he wants to fight Gilbert Melendez. "He's a phony," Alvarez said of Melendez back in March. "It's a facade, a mask. He says he wants to fight me. He doesn't want to fight me." The bout hasn't happened to this point because the two competed under different promotional banners for several years. But with Alvarez, the former Bellator champion, finally making the jump to the UFC, the possibility the two will collide became a lot read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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Remember that kid you heard about sometimes when you were out on the playground? He went to another school and was 10 times tougher than the toughest guy at your school; if he ever showed up for some elementary school fisticuffs you could rest assured you'd be dead and so would everyone else who dared to cross him. Ah, the pleasures of youth. Well on a bigger scale, that's basically what MMA is: A place where every one of those tougher guys from tougher schools all happened to meet at the same p read news >>

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