Eddie Alvarez knocks out Patricky Freire with first-round head kick in Bellator 76 main event. read news >>
Former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez squares off with Patricky "Pitbull" Freire at Bellator 76 on Oct. 12 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. read news >>
In what could be Eddie Alvarez's last fight with Bellator, the former lightweight champion definitely left an impression with his win over Patricky "Pitbull" Freire. read news >>
It wouldn't be an Eddie Alvarez fight if he didn't get dropped, and in the headliner of Bellator 76, the ex-champ didn't disappoint.
Alvarez hurt Patricky "Pitbull" Freire early in the first only to get rocked seconds later with a burst of punches on Friday at Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
But Alvarez ended his Bellator contract with a bang, capping off a night of tournament action that saw Rad Martinez, Wagnney Fabiano, Mike Richman and Shahbulat Sham read news >>
In a matter of hours, Patricky Freire will step into the Bellator Fighting Championships cage to compete in arguably the biggest fight of his life. read news >>
Both Eddie Alvarez and Patricky Freire hit their contracted marks at Thursday’s Bellator 76 weigh-ins, clearing the way for Friday’s lightweight headliner to go down as planned. read news >>
Patricky "Pitbull" Freire is certainly not lacking for motivation this week.
The Bellator lightweight no Friday meets former champ Eddie Alvarez in the main event of Bellator 76 in a superfight of sorts. There is no title on the line, there is no tournament advancement on the line, there is no promise of a spot in a future tournament.
But given Alvarez's status as a former dominant champ, and that the fight could be his last under the Bellator banner, there is plenty of attention on it read news >>
A headliner between ex-lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and Patricky "Pitbull" Freire is now bolstered by the Season 7 featherweight tournament's opening round at Bellator 76.
Officials today announced a field of eight set to compete at the event, which takes place Oct. 12 at Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino in Ontario, Canada.
Matchups include Rad Martinez vs. Nazareno Malegarie, Akop Stepanyan vs. Wagnney Fabiano, Mike Richman vs. Jeremy Spoon and Shahbulat Shamhalaev vs. Cody Bolli read news >>
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Two of Bellator Fighting Championships’ top 155-pounders are set to square off in October. read news >>
What could be Eddie Alvarez's final Bellator fight should be a good one.
Bellator Chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney told announced via Twitter that former lightweight champ Alvarez will meet recent tournament finalist and fellow slugger Patricky "Pitbull" Freire at Bellator 76.
The event takes place Oct. 12 at Caesars Windsor Hotel & Casino in Ontario, Canada.
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Eddie Alvarez may not be the lightweight champion by the end of the season, but that’s what Patricky Freire hopes.
After winning a tournament fight for the first time since 2011, the possibility of facing Alvarez again gives "Pitbull" an extra motivation coming into the lightweight tournament semifinal against Derek Campos at Bellator 117.
"Winning the tournament means that I will fight for the title and who knows become the champion," Freire told MMAFighting.com. "Becoming the champion is what read news >>