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Eddie Alvarez Defends The ‘Morning Weigh-In’ Following Decision To Axe Them

The former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has questioned the UFC’s decision to axe the early weigh-in following the revelation from Dana White today. One of the biggest talking points in the world of mixed martial arts this week stemmed from today’s announcement from the UFC’s president Dana White that the promotion were planning on doing away with the recently-implemented …

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Eddie Alvarez Refuses To Fight Until He Gets A New Deal

The former-lightweight champion of the world Eddie Alvarez has put his foot down after making it known that he wants a better deal from the UFC. Sometimes even the most game and seemingly unshakeable fighters in MMA learn their own worth in the most violent of fashions. Whether it be by way of a brutal KO loss or a five-round …

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Watch: Eddie Alvarez On How Khabib Can Break McGregor’s Spirit

Eddie Alvarez makes an interesting prediction for the potentially record-breaking lightweight clash between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. It’s crazy to think but UFC 205’s lightweight title clash between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor back in 2016 would be the last time we would see the recently-stripped Irish champion in action inside the UFC octagon. It wasn’t exactly a bad …

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Eddie Alvarez Believes He Is Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Kryptonite

The former-lightweight champion of the world Eddie Alvarez believes he is tailor-made to disrupt Khabib Nurmagomedov’s run of pure dominance. Eddie Alvarez has managed to take his stock among MMA fans to a new level with his recent performance and victory against the previously undefeated Justin Gaethje at UFC 218. It really was a bonafide classic in every sense of …

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Watch: Khabib Nurmagomedov Breaks Down The Lightweight Division’s Top-5

Khabib Nurmagomedov gave his unapologetically blunt take on his fellow 155lb-rs in an excerpt from his upcoming edition of The Exchange alongside Megan Olivi. April’s UFC 223 is perhaps the most stacked fight-card of the opening half of 2018, but with its main-event fixture between interim-lightweight champion Tony Ferguson and the unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov, fans are understandably reluctant in their excitement. Three …

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Watch: Five Undefeated UFC Fighters Who Lost Their ‘0’s’ In 2017

In combat sports, the undefeated ‘0’ is one of the most sought-after attributes among fight promoters.  To be able to announce a fighter as ‘undefeated’ draws another level of intrigue to a matchup with fans keen to set their eyes on a rising great either adding to their record or suffering their first loss. In 2017, five undefeated UFC brawlers left their …

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Eddie Alvarez’s Theory On Why UFC Haven’t Stripped McGregor Is Soundest Yet

During an appearance on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, Eddie Alvarez detailed the soundest theory we’ve heard thus far on why the UFC have yet to strip Conor McGregor of the lightweight title. At a rather confusing press conference earlier this month in Boston, the promotion announced that interim lightweight titlist Tony Ferguson will face top …

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Eddie Alvarez Claims The UFC Have Already Contacted Him About Nate Diaz Fight

When Nate Diaz teased a May/June comeback via social media last week and aimed derision at basically the entire UFC roster, the promotion’s former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was the first guy to respond with a call-out for the Stockton slug n’ subspecialist. “May-June is perfect [Nate Diaz], see you then big guy,” the always game Alvarez wrote on Twitter. There …

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