Tag Archives: Eddie Alvarez

Alvarez, Woodley Latest Examples Of Conor McGregor’s Influence On UFC

Conor McGregor

With last month’s opening-round, knockout-victory over Rafael dos Anjos, seasoned MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez beat the odds to become the UFC’s new lightweight king and the latest unofficial member of the promotion’s growing group of late-blooming champions. Alvarez has waited a very long time to get to the top—and he’s definitely paid his dues along the way. But the proud ...

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Eddie Alvarez anxious to prove he belongs in UFC

Eddie Alvarez

Whether you believe that his climb to the top of the lightweight division is inevitable, or are counting the minutes until the harsh realities of life in the UFC make him irrelevant, there’s no denying that the long-awaited addition of Eddie Alvarez to one of the sport’s most talented weight classes has sparked some serious interest. Now, with a two-year ...

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Eddie Alvarez perfect fit for UFC’s lightweight division

Eddie Alvarez

After having his first attempt to join the UFC derailed by a highly-publicized contract dispute with Bellator and former CEO Bjorn Rebney in 2012, there was no question that Eddie Alvarez would one day fight on the sport’s biggest stage against the top 155-pounders on the planet. But on Tuesday, over two years of seemingly endless speculation no longer mattered ...

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