The contract negotiations between Eddie Alvarez, the UFC, and Bellator are getting ugly, just as UFC president Dana White predicted. We break down where the situation currently stands. 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 >>
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.
UFC 178 takes place at the MGM Grand Garden read news >>
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 >>
The worldwide leader for mixed martial arts and UFC news, MMA News, UFC Rumors, MMA Rankings, Interviews, Videos, UFC Results, and UFC Blog read news >>
Assuming the Bellator lightweight champ defect to ZUFFA
Most mixed martial arts (MMA) fans were completely bummed out when Khabib Nurmagomedov was injured and forced to withdraw from his Donald Cerrone fight at UFC 178, which takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here's something that might cheer them up.
According to a surprising report from Sherdog.com, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez could soon find his way to "Sin City" as a replacement read news >>
- 20 days ago
- 105 views
According to reports, Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is now a member of the UFC, and he already has his first fight lined up: a UFC 178 tilt opposite top-10 staple Donald Cerrone on Sept. 27.
The news was first reported Wednesday night by Sherdog. Rumors have swirled over the last week of a mystery fight being in the works for UFC 178, and some speculated days ago that the UFC had successfully spirited Alvarez into the promotion. Regarding the UFC 178 co main event. It's not Ronda G read news >>
Could Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez be UFC bound? According to Sherdog.com, a bout between Alvarez and Donald Cerrone is being targeted for UFC 178 Sept. 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sources close to the bout who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the matchup had not yet been finalized confirmed the news to Sherdog.com. The bout is contingent on the UFC acquiring Alvarez's services from Bellator. Negotiations are ongoing because Alvarez currently remains under Bellator contrac read news >>
Eddie Alvarez had 'emergency' talks with Scott Coker that forced him to cancel an Asian tour, with his contract situation likely to be a main talking point with Bellator.
Members of the Blackzillians such as Tyrone Spong are currently on a seminar tour in Asia, and one of the main draws for that trip was supposed to be Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez, until he decided to pull out on the last minute. According to a report from MMA-in-Asia, the reason behind the cancellation was brought o read news >>
- 3 months ago
- 41 views
When UFC fighter Abel Trujillo caught Bellator MMA lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez with a knee during a recent training session, Kenny Monday didn’t initially think it’d end up affecting the biggest event in Bellator history.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>