1200 Search Results for Eddie Alvarez

Mar 26, 2017 6:27 am

With win over Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier expects to be “one win away” from title shot

Barring a blitzkrieg, knockout loss to the ever-dangerous Michael Johnson, Louisiana’s Dustin Poirier has looked absolutely fantastic since returning to the lightweight division. Since he made this return, he has picked up emphatic defeats over Carlos Diego Ferreira, Yancy Medeiros, Joseph Duffy, Bobby Green and Jim Miller. These big wins have earned him a fight...

Mar 25, 2017 11:26 am

Dustin Poirier looking to move closer to title shot with win over Eddie Alvarez

UFC lightweight veteran Dustin Poirier is currently gearing up for arguably the biggest fight of his professional MMA career, where he will fight former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated showdown at UFC 211 on May 13th. In the fight, Poirier will be looking to build on his recent majority decision win...

Mar 9, 2017 9:07 am

With Eddie Alvarez fight off the table, Michael Chiesa calls out Tony Ferguson

Seventh-ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa has spent the last few weeks calling for a fight with former champion Eddie Alvarez. Unfortunately, Alvarez “dodged” a fight with Chiesa, and instead signed on for a fight with fellow lightweight talent Dustin Poirier. With this desired Alvarez fight off the table, Chiesa now has his sights set on...


Mar 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Dustin Poirier official

The UFC’s lightweight division is going to get much more interesting in Conor McGregor’s absence! While UFC 209’s Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson interim lightweight title fight was scrapped, two other top ranked lightweights will now look to move one step closer to lightweight title contention at UFC 211. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto has broken news...

Mar 7, 2017 11:00 am

Michael Chiesa to Eddie Alvarez: “You don’t want none”

Having been knocked out by Conor McGregor in November, Eddie Alvarez is no longer the UFC lightweight champion. That said, he still seems to have a target on his back, as he’s been called out by several top lightweights over the last few weeks. One of these lightweights has been Dustin Poirier, who recently defeated...

Mar 6, 2017 11:57 am

Eddie Alvarez says Nate Diaz turned down a fight with him

It has now been several months since Eddie Alvarez’s knockout loss to Conor McGregor, which marked the end of his reign as UFC lightweight champion. Despite the time that’s elapsed since then, he still doesn’t have another fight booked. Alvarez has, however, spoken to the UFC about a few prospective opponents. One of these opponents...

Mar 3, 2017 11:32 am

Eddie Alvarez & Lando Vannata offer to step in at UFC 209

This week, news surfaced that undefeated UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov had been taken to the hospital prior to his UFC 209 interim lightweight title scrap with Tony Ferguson Saturday night in Las Vegas. While details were scarce regarding Nurmagomedov’s hospitalization, the UFC officially cancelled the fight, resulting in former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and...

Feb 19, 2017 11:23 am

Michael Chiesa calls for fight with Eddie Alvarez

Michael Chiesa is currently regarded as one of the best lightweights on the planet. Unfortunately, he’s been sidelined for almost a year with a back injury.   Luckily for the Ultimate Fighter winner and his fans, he is now almost ready for a comeback. During a recent Q&A in the buildup to UFC Halifax, Chiesa explained that...

Feb 4, 2017 2:09 pm

Nate Diaz statement on rumored Eddie Alvarez fight

This week, UFC President Dana White revealed in an interview that the UFC had offered Nate Diaz a fight, however they hadn’t heard anything back from the Stockton, California superstar. “We just offered Nate Diaz a fight, and we’re waiting to hear back from him, so we’ll see. These guys say they want a fight...

Feb 3, 2017 9:04 am

Eddie Alvarez’s coach Mark Henry reckons Conor McGregor could KO Floyd Mayweather

Before Mark Henry and Eddie Alvarez took on Conor McGregor in the Octagon, the coach of the then-UFC lightweight champion didn’t have a lot of good things to say about McGregor. With campaigning for fights for both his students, Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, Alvarez was the one tasked with taking on the Irish superstar...

Nov 30, 2016 10:48 am

Nick Diaz disappointed with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

MMA icon Nick Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. From topics such as fighter pay, to matchmaking, Diaz frequently speaks out on matters where he feels he needs to. Earlier this month, at the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, Conor McGregor made UFC history as he...

Nov 18, 2016 8:36 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez Predicts Conor McGregor’s Next Move

Who should Conor McGregor​ fight next in the Octagon? Eddie Alvarez's answer to that question might surprise you. pic.twitter.com/UiRf0vo4DO — AtTheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) November 17, 2016 Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor took on lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a bid to become the first fighter in UFC...

Nov 17, 2016 9:58 am

Eddie Alvarez reflects on loss to Conor McGregor with Chael Sonnen

This past weekend in the main event of UFC 205, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was on the wrong side of a brutal TKO from Conor McGregor. For McGregor, who made UFC history with the win as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC titles in two weight classes, the win was not only a...

Nov 16, 2016 7:33 am

Eddie Alvarez’ striking coach predicts Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

This past weekend, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon to square off against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated matchup, headlining the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. McGregor of course cemented his place in the UFC history books as he dominated Alvarez from bell to...

Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s KO of Eddie Alvarez received Super Saiyan edit

Conor McGregor going super saiyan pic.twitter.com/JcoqckHdxx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) November 14, 2016 This past Saturday in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor captured UFC lightweight gold as he landed an incredible 4-punch combo that left Eddie Alvarez stunned on the canvas....

Nov 15, 2016 8:32 am

Eddie Alvarez reflects on loss to Conor McGregor

This past weekend, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor did what no other man in the history of the UFC has been able to do as he captured the UFC lightweight championship to become the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC championships. The fight was an incredibly dominant one for McGregor, who dropped Alvarez for...

Nov 13, 2016 12:36 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez Highlights

Last night, the UFC made its long awaited debut in New York City with a stacked UFC 205. The massive card’s headliner saw UFC featherweight champ Conor McGregor challenge Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title in a bid to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously....

Nov 13, 2016 7:37 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez explains what went wrong against Conor McGregor

Eddie Alvarez suffered a lopsided second-round knockout loss to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 205 last night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The loss snapped Eddie’s three fight win streak and also provided history as Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously. Following...

Nov 13, 2016 12:00 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor’s win over Eddie Alvarez

In the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez stepped into the Octagon for a historic lightweight title fight to cap off an incredible night of fights. It took just moments for McGregor to land his signature left hand shot and drop Alvarez. Alvarez’ heart showed as he immediately popped back up...

Nov 12, 2016 11:56 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez (fight highlights)

In the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor made history as he claimed the UFC lightweight championship, picking apart Eddie Alvarez throughout the first round and a half, and knocking the champ down several times en route to a second round TKO win that put McGregor’s name in the history books as the first...

Nov 12, 2016 10:32 pm

UFC 205 Results: Conor McGregor KO’s Eddie Alvarez (highlights)

The main event of tonight’s UFC 205 fight card in New York city featured a lightweight title fight between current 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez (28-4) and current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor (20-3). Round one begins and Alvarez presses forward and lands a leg kick. He scores another. Conor presses forward and misses with...