Former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez will continue fighting, although the fight is going to get uglier and remain outside of the cage for the foreseeable future. read news >>
Eddie Alvarez will not fight in the co-main event of UFC 159. read news >>
For Eddie Alvarez, nearly two years of frustration and heartache ended in an all-out sprint.
On Tuesday, Alvarez woke up the reigning Bellator lightweight champion. By early afternoon, he’d been granted his unconditional release from the company and just a couple hours later was finally a UFC fighter, booked to take on Donald Cerrone five-and-a-half weeks from now at UFC 178. Without warning, hurry-up-and-wait had become hurry up.
"I'm talking 0 to 100,” Alvarez told Bleacher Report’s Duane Finl read news >>
There's never a slow week.
Just when you think you're going to be talking about Fight Pass cards across the planet, Bellator releases arguably their most successful fighter and public figure only for said figure to sign with the UFC and be booked in an insane match-up with far reaching implications.
We'll discuss why Bellator President Scott Coker did it, why it matters, what could happen if Alvarez defeats Donald Cerrone at UFC 178 and much more.
But, lest we forget, there is, in fact, not one, read news >>
Rumors have become reality. Eddie Alvarez is finally a UFC fighter and Donald Cerrone is his first opponent.
Not even 12 hours after it was revealed that Bellator had unconditionally released lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, the UFC has confirmed both his immediate signing and his debut. It's a fight that had been rumored for quite some time, and now it's real. Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone is your UFC 178 co-main event. Alvarez' first fight under the UFC banner will be a UFC 178 co-main e read news >>
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With Melendez newly re-signed to the UFC, the Bellator lightweight champion accuses the former and future contender of ducking him.
Following his fight of the year contender against Diego Sanchez at UFC 166, former lightweight contender Gilbert Melendez became a free agent. Negotiations with the UFC went south during the exclusive period and Melendez fielded offers from the competition. Bellator stepped up with a substantial offer including PPV points and a TV spot. The UFC matched the offer and read news >>
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Tatsuya Kawajiri has designs on making a quick run right out of the gate in in the UFC to get to a title shot. But Sean Soriano would love to have something to say about that.Filed under: MMA Junkie Radio, News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Eddie Alvarez, Sean Soriano, Tatsuya (...) read news >>
A UFC 159 preliminary bout between Nick Catone and James Head has been scratched on the day of the fight. read news >>
Former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez will head to court on Jan 25 to seek an injunction that would allow him to sign and fight for the UFC as early as UFC 159 in New Jersey. read news >>
Possibly the best fighter not in the UFC, Alvarez remains stuck between two MMA organizations. read news >>
With one fight left on his Bellator contract, Eddie Alvarez wants another crack at Michael Chandler. read news >>