Eddie Alvarez officially signs with ONE

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez was reportedly signing with ONE Championship according to sources this past weekend. It is now official according to Founder / CEO Chatri Sityodtong who confirmed it via Twitter. And via Facebook. Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to ONE Championship! Eddie is not only one of … Read more

Betting lines for McGregor’s next opponent are not surprising

From the moment the referee stopped the Conor McGregor vs Khabib Nurmagomedov fight on Saturday at UFC 229 the talk of a rematch started. The Irishman tapped out after being dominated for 3 1/2 rounds by the Russian grappling phenom and in most cases a performance that bad would not warrant a return bout. This … Read more

REPORT: UFC 229 ticket sales already make it 2nd biggest gate in MMA history

UFC 229 is headlined by Conor McGregor vs lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Conor has not fought in The Octagon since the day he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously when he defeated Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt in November, 2016. Dana White has made claims that this pay … Read more

Dana White says McGregor vs Nurmagomedov may break PPV records

When Conor McGregor returns to face lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 the hype surrounding it will be thick enough to physically touch. The expectations for the pay per view numbers are very high and if you believe what Dana White told TSN Sports it is around the two million mark. We’re looking at … Read more

Dustin Poirier says he would fight again before a title shot

Dustin Poirier just had one of the biggest wins of his career this past Saturday when he finished Eddie Alvarez in the second. It wouldn’t be that far of a stretch to say he might be next in line for a title shot after lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor get it on this … Read more

Alvarez says Poirier has no shot anymore

Eddie Alvarez and Dustin Poirier are about to try and tear each other apart Saturday in Calgary at UFC on FOX 30.  The first bout between the two ended with a no contest but Eddie Alvarez isn’t playing around this time if you’ve been keeping up with his media appearances.  And this video from the UFC‘S YouTube channel he says Dustin has no shot and he looks like he means it.  Our editor Jack Bratcher and myself can’t wait for this fught.

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Alvarez says lightweight title pretty much means nothing

Former lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez told The MMA Hour that current champ Khabib Nurmagomedov may not have a legit claim to the belt. Conor McGregor was stripped, Tony Ferguson was injured, Max Holloway was pulled, and Khabib ended up with Al Iaquinta as an opponent. While Iaquinta is not a bad fighter he is certainly not a Ferguson or Holloway level opponent leading critics to roast Khabib on Twitter for it. Check out what Alvarez said…

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Weidman tells MMA Hour he’s going to come back and dominate; Fedor, Lee, and Alvarez open up

The MMA Hour was FULL yesterday. Kevin Lee, Fedor Emelianenko, Chris Weidman, and Eddie Alvarez were on the program. An item of note was Chris Weidman’s prediction that he would dominate the middleweight division on his return. He was finished by Luke Rockhold and lost the middleweight title, then finished by Yoel Romero, and to top off a three fight skid he was finished by Gegard Mousasi. He bounced back and pulled off a submission win over Kelvin Gastelum. Was that the start of a comeback? Check out what he said…

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