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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- 2 years ago
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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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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 >>
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 >>
Eddie Alvarez for Stephan Bonnar? Sounds fair. It never happened inside the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon, but it could go down inside the Bellator MMA cage. Former UFC Light Heavyweight Stephan Bonnar has signed a multi-fight deal with the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion and already has his sights set on fellow UFC import Tito Ortiz, according to a statement provided to MMA Fighting: "I want everyone to know I'm coming out of retirement because it's time to free t read news >>
Eddie Alvarez isn’t the only former Bellator MMA champ who will have a new home his next time out. The promotion has cut ties with 13 fighters, including former champion Attila Vegh and former title challenger Shahbulat Shamhalaev.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rumors, (...) read news >>
On last week's edition of The MMA Beat, the panelists discussed a variety of interesting topics, including Eddie Alvarez singing with the UFC, his match-up against Donald Cerrone, Wanderlei Silva's fighting future and much more. read news >>
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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. Cerrone, a WEC a read news >>