Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney is in negotiations with fEddie Alvarez, and he's making a concerted effort to keep the former lightweight champion right where he is. read news >>
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The rematch more than three years in the making finally culminated as former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and current Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki met at Bellator 66.
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The Bellator 66 weigh-ins took place Thursday, making the Eddie Alvarez vs. Shinya Aoki rematch official. The prelims stream live at 6p ET Friday night on MMAWeekly.com. read news >>
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A rematch nearly three-and-a-half years in the making is expected to take place on April 20.
MMAjunkie.com today learned that both Shinya Aoki
and Eddie Alvarez have verbally agreed to meet at an as-yet-unannounced
Bellator 66 event.
Contracts are expected to be finalized shortly.
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Former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler had a farewell message for Eddie Alvarez after news broke that the champion had been given an unconditional release from the organization to join the UFC. While they may have been competitive rivals for the better part of the last two years, Michael Chandler has clearly grown to respect Eddie Alvarez, both professionally and personally.
This was evident in his classy farewell message to the Bellator champion, where he congratulated him on sig read news >>
It didn't take long for released Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to sign with the UFC. In fact, it was mere hours before the man signed on the dotted line. After Bellator boss Scott Coker granted his release Tuesday morning, per Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com, Dana White and Co. signed the top-10 lightweight and immediately put him on the UFC 178 card. His opponent, Donald Cerrone, is a man charging toward the title picture in a fight that will likely draw great interest.
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Within hours of Bellator MMA announcing that it had cut embattled lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez loose, the former No. 1 lightweight in the world signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. read news >>
Former two-time Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has inked an exclusive deal with the UFC, and is now scheduled to make his long-awaited promotional debut against Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. That bout will serve as the co-main event of the September 27th pay-per-view.
UFC officials announced the signing on Tuesday, less than 12 hours after new Bellator president Scott Coker granted Alvarez his unconditional release from his Bellator contract.
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Bellator MMA on Tuesday released Eddie Alvarez from any contractual obligations to the fight promotion, making him the second Bellator champion in the past year to walk away. read news >>
Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was granted his unconditional release from the organization on Tuesday. read news >>
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