422 Search Results for Eddie Alvarez

Jul 7, 2015 8:39 am

Eddie Alvarez Comments On Melendez Drug Test

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez fought Gilbert Melendez at UFC 188, in Mexico City, and pulled out a close decision win over the former Strikeforce champion. News broke yesterday that Melendez had failed a drug test for UFC 188 and of course Alvarez had plenty to say on the matter. Alvarez took to Twitter and posted...

Jun 17, 2015 2:44 pm

REPLAY! Eddie Alvarez Blows His Nose, Nearly Blows Out His Eyeball

Eddie Alvarez’s eye blew up like a balloon when he blew his nose during his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday. Between rounds Alvarez casually blew his nose and instantly his left eye turned into a scene from a horror film. Check out the replay of the crazy scene below: Lesson learnt: Never blow...

Jun 14, 2015 1:44 pm

REPLAY! Eddie Alvarez vs. Gilbert Melendez (Highlights)

What was being promoted and hyped as one of the fight with the most potential to earn “Fight of the Year” honors didn’t even ear “Fight of the Night”. A long feeling out process in the opening round got the fifteen minute war off to a slow start, but once Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez...

Jun 13, 2015 9:12 pm

UFC 188 Results: Eddie Alvarez Battles Through Swollen Eye To Grab Split Decision

A much anticipated fight between Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez just went down during UFC 188’s co-main event. At the start both fighters felt each other out. Melendez landed a few nice jabs in a row. Alvarez came in and Melendez rocked him bad with a right hand. Alvarez moved back and Melendez moved forward....

Jun 7, 2015 9:25 pm

Countdown to UFC 188: Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez

Go inside the elite training camps of four fighters preparing to square off at UFC 188. Red-hot lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez brace for the showdown fans have talked about for years. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 6, 2015 10:16 am

Melendez: ‘Eddie Alvarez And I Are The Perfect Recipe For FOTY’

UFC lightweight and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez is looking forward to his scrap with former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. During recent media obligations to promote the fight Melendez acknowledges that it’s a fight many people have been wanting to see for a long time now, with both men being former champions in other organizations....

Jun 1, 2015 5:00 pm

FREE FIGHT! Eddie Alvarez vs. Ross Ebanez

Outside of the UFC, Eddie Alvarez shows off his skill set as he battles Ross Ebanez. Alvarez takes on Gilbert Melendez in the co-main event at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico. Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

May 27, 2015 1:21 am

Gilbert Melendez: “Gonna Bust Eddie Alvarez’s *ss Up, Then Celebrate in Mexico”

BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage catches up with top ranked UFC lightweight fighter, Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez ahead of his highly anticipated matchup against Eddie Alvarez. The two top lightweights will finally come face-to-face on June 13, as part of the UFC 188 main card. Who Has The Better High Kick, D.C. or Rockhold? — AKA...

Feb 10, 2015 4:06 pm

Eddie Alvarez: ‘Gil like a cheerleader looking to get with the QB’

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez recently challenged former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to a fight inside the UFC’s octagon. “El Nino” also noted that he would like the potential Alvarez fight to take place in Mexico City this June. Alvarez initially responded to Melendez request by politely asking if the fight could take...

Feb 4, 2015 11:42 am

ACCEPTED! Eddie Alvarez To Gilbert Melendez — ‘Let’s do it!’

Former Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez has agreed to a fight with top lightweight, Gilbert ‘El Nino’ Melendez. Eddie’s acceptance of the bout comes on the heels of a Gilbert Melendez callout. Check it: @GilbertMelendez You already know I accept , im not waiting until June to fight again tho, Lets pick an earlier date...

Feb 3, 2015 5:03 pm

Gilbert Melendez Calls Out Eddie Alvarez

“I look down at the Top 10, I look at the line up and I see a lot of guys matched up and I see a lot of names that I’d like to fight. The one name that stands out big time to me, this is a person, who probably doesn’t like me much and...

Nov 3, 2014 8:20 pm

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Wife Has Baby Girl

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez’ wife had a baby girl yesterday night. Eddie posted a photo on Instagram of his newborn baby daughter. My Princess has arrived !!!!!!!! Very Eventful Day , Jamie made it look easy … Tuff Tuff Alvarez Women !! A photo posted by Eddie Alvarez (@ealvarezfight) on Nov 11, 2014 at 5:48pm PST...

Oct 29, 2014 6:19 pm

Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez Set For Fight Night Boston Co-Main Event

A battle of former champs has been added to UFC Fight Night 59, in Boston, between former UFC title-holder Benson Henderson, and former Bellator champ, Eddie Alvarez. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. The two will serve as the co-main event to the Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headliner. UFC Fight Night 59 takes...

Oct 29, 2014 10:47 am

Eddie Alvarez: ‘Losing to Cerrone pissed me off a lot’

“It was bad (dealing with loss). I’ve been fighting for a long time and I thought I knew how to deal with losing a lot better than how I dealt with it. For me, it’s always good to lose every once in a while. I don’t really care about winning, as long as I don’t...

Sep 28, 2014 4:47 pm

Donald Cerrone Talks UFC 178 Win Over Eddie Alvarez

Following his dominant UFC 178 performance against Eddie Alvarez, Donald Cerrone joined the crew on Fox Sports 1 to discuss what he’s changed in his training camp, who he wants to fight next, and his desire to fight until he’s 56 years old. Check it out:

Sep 27, 2014 11:30 pm

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone Gets Unanimous Decision Win Over Eddie Alvarez

Earlier tonight at UFC 178, Donald Cerrone welcomed Eddie Alvarez to the UFC. The fight went the distance, and saw Cowboy pick up a unanimous decision victory that left Alvarez limping from the brutal leg kicks. You can catch the full fight highlights below:

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 22, 2014 10:21 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez From ‘Countdown To UFC 178’

UFC 178 takes place this weekend, and to get fans ready the UFC brings fight fans the first episode of ‘Countdown to UFC 178’ with the co-main event bout featuring Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez, a former Bellator MMA champion, will be making his UFC debut at the event.

Sep 22, 2014 9:22 am

PHOTO | Eddie Alvarez Chokes Out Rocky Balboa Statue

Eddie Alvarez visited Philadelphia ahead of his UFC 178 bout, and UFC debut, against Donald Cerrone this Saturday. He took some time to check out the famous statue of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, and even sink in a rear naked choke.

Sep 16, 2014 5:03 am

Eddie Alvarez On Thiago Silva: He Was Dealt A Bad Hand

Thiago Silva was recently released from prison and resigned by the UFC after the prosecutors for his case were unable to make a case against the light heavyweight fighter. Silva was acquitted of all charges, and was resigned by the UFC the very same day. Newly signed UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez spoke with Fox Sports...

Sep 15, 2014 9:36 am

Dana White Believes Bellator Cost Eddie Alvarez Some Of His Best Years

Earlier this month Bellator MMA President Scott Coker released Eddie Alvarez from his Bellator contract, and gave the lightweight champion his blessings to fight for the UFC. Alvarez signed with the UFC the very same day, and signed on to fight Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. What was shocking about Alvarez signing was that he...

Aug 20, 2014 12:38 pm

QUICK TWITT | MMA Reactions To Eddie Alvarez UFC Signing

Yesterday we learned that top lightweight fighter Eddie Alvarez had finally closed a deal with the UFC. The shift comes on the heels of the Bellator lightweight champ’s unconditional release from the Viacom owned MMA Promotion, he previously called home. Expected to make an immediate impact in the UFC’s lightweight ranks, some key figures from...

Aug 20, 2014 5:01 am

Eddie Alvarez Says He Will Be Champion “Very Soon”

I want the title. And I’m willing to fight whoever I have to fight and willing to prove whatever I have to prove to whoever to get there. A lot of people are going to have their opinions and they’re going to say what they’re going to say, but the hardcore fans and the people...

Aug 19, 2014 3:38 pm

QUICK TWITT: Scott Coker Wishes Eddie Alvarez Success In The Future

Wish @Ealvarezfight success in all of his future efforts. Great competitor with a bright future & hope he kicks ass in his next stop — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) August 19, 2014 Since Coker Tweeted this, it was announced that Alvarez had been signed by the UFC and that he would fight Donald Cerrone at UFC...