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Cejudo: DJ, Alvarez leaving UFC gives us more negotiating power

UFC flyweight champion Henry Cejudo sees a benefit for UFC fighters in the departure of ex-champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez. In just a couple of weeks, two former …read more

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Sage Northcutt In Talks To Become A ONE Championship Fighter

ONE Championship has been making some big moves lately, what with the acquisition of fighters Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson and adding Miesha Tate as vice-president of the organization. And …read more

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Miesha Tate Joins ONE Championship, Will Serve As Vice President

ONE Championship has added another big name, but this time the terms are different. The promotion has been making waves recently with the signing of Eddie Alvarez and the acquisition …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | ONE Championship stars react to recent signings of Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez, Miesha Tate

In the span of just a few weeks, Singapore-based martial arts promotion ONE Championship has added former UFC flyweight champ Demetrious Johnson and former UFC lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez to …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Alvarez reacts to news of ONE Championship Lightweight Grand Prix

ONE Champion is welcoming Eddie Alvarez to its roster in style, having recently announced that the former UFC and Bellator lightweight titleholder will make his promotional debut as part of …read more

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One Announces Flyweight, Lightweight Tourneys Featuring Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez

One Championship’s two recent high-profile acquisitions will take part in grand prix tournaments in the near future. …read more

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Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez to headline ONE flyweight, lightweight tournaments

Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez can count on their ONE Championship schedules to be busy right out of the gate.
At a press conference in Singapore on Wednesday to promote the …read more

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“Mighty Mouse” & Eddie Alvarez Set To Participate In ONE Championship World Grand Prix

ONE Championship is ready to introduce their newly-acquired fighters to their promotion. Both Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Eddie Alvarez are in Singapore at the moment to make their first …read more

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Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez Announced for ONE Grand Prix Tournaments

New ONE Championship signees Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez are in attendance at ONE: Heart of the Lion this week, where they are being introduced to fans.
ONE Championship wasted no …read more

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Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez announced for ONE Championship world grand prix slots

New ONE Championship signees Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez are in Singapore to make their first public appearances with their new employer, and it turns out their paths in the …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | ONE two-division champ Aung La N Sang offers advice to Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson

Former UFC champions Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson are far and away the biggest free agent signings ONE Championship has ever made. Both fighters have the potential to become dominant …read more

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ONE Championship announces 8-man lightweight and flyweight tournaments

ONE Championship’s biggest all-time acquisitions in former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez now know when their promotional debuts will take place.
Interestingly enough, they won’t be coming in your …read more

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Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson join 104 martial arts world champions on ONE Championship roster

Both Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, former UFC champions, announced that they have joined ONE Championship within two weeks of each other. The news obviously ran up many headlines. The …read more

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First the ONE lightweight belt, then Eddie Alvarez, says Amir Khan

Rising Singaporean lightweight star Amir Khan has declared his intent to challenge ONE Championship newcomer Eddie Alvarez.
As Khan gears up for his lightweight title showdown against Filipino Eduard Folayang at …read more

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First the ONE lightweight belt, then Eddie Alvarez, says Amir Khan

Rising Singaporean lightweight star Amir Khan has declared his intent to challenge ONE Championship newcomer Eddie Alvarez.
As Khan gears up for his lightweight title showdown against Filipino Eduard Folayang at …read more

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ONE Championship shares five potential opponents for new signee Eddie Alvarez

With the MMA world still reacting to the historic first ‘trade’ between the UFC and ONE Championships, it’s easy to forget the big free agent ONE picked up last week: …read more

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Posted on October 28, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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ONE featherweight champion Martin Nguyen issues challenge to Eddie Alvarez

Former two-weight ONE world champion Martin Nguyen has thrown down the challenge to Eddie Alvarez, declaring he will put his ONE Featherweight World Title on the line.
As Alvarez made the …read more

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Highlighting 5 of the biggest wins of Eddie Alvarez’s career

“The Underground King” Eddie Alvarez, the most recent signing by ONE Championship, comes to the promotion with an impressive resume.
The 34-year-old has competed in various countries and for a …read more

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Posted on October 25, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez reacts to news of Demetrious Johnson’s potential move to ONE Championship

Earlier this month, we learned that former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had signed with Singapore-based MMA promotion ONE Championship. Alvarez was instantly hailed as the biggest free …read more

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Opinion: Four marquee stars who could potentially join ONE Championship in the future

Early last week, ONE Championship announced that it had locked a multiple-bout contract with free agent Eddie Alvarez. Known as “The Underground King”, Alvarez’s arrival at ONE instantly sent shockwaves …read more

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The Break: UFC 230 headliner is shaping up to be ... something. And good for you, Eddie Alvarez.

Ever have one of those weeks and/or weekends when, by the time you get to Monday, you can barely remember everything that happened? That’s more or less every week in …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Measuring the impact of Eddie Alvarez signing with ONE Championship

There are few martial artists in the world who have accomplished as much or more than Eddie Alvarez has in his 15-year, 36-bout career. That’s why ONE Championship’s recent signing …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Says He Received Guaranteed 8-Figure Deal to Sign with One Championship

One Championship made Eddie Alvarez an offer he couldn’t refuse. …read more

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Alvarez Inked Massive Eight-Figure Deal With ONE

That means Eddie stands to make $10 million or more through his new deal. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez recently inked a deal to compete …read more

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Posted on October 23, 2018, 1:16 am By
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Eddie Alvarez plans to scout ONE Championship lightweights, 'find out their pets' names'

Eddie Alvarez admits he’s not that familiar with his new colleagues in the ONE Championship lightweight division. However, he expects that to change in short order.
Alvarez (29-6) signed with ONE …read more

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Posted on October 21, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez opens up on decision to sign with ONE Championship

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez is now a ONE Championship fighter. Speaking on the ONE: Heart of the Lion conference call on Wednesday evening, Alvarez opened up …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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UFC's Dustin Poirier says stem cell injections in hip will let him avoid surgery

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A few weeks out from what was supposed to be arguably the biggest fight of Dustin Poirier’s …read more

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Posted on October 19, 2018, 1:46 am By
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Alvarez explains ‘sickness’ that drove One Championship signing

By signing with ONE Championship, Eddie Alvarez hopes to pick up yet another world title and become the first fighter to hold championship belts in what he views as the …read more

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Daily Debate results: Did Eddie Alvarez make right call signing with ONE Championship?

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will fight out perhaps the final significant chapter of his MMA career overseas with ONE Championship.
For our latest Daily Debate for MMAjunkie …read more

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Who Should Eddie Alvarez Fight In His ONE Championship Debut?

Earlier this week ONE Championship announced arguably its biggest free-agent signing ever as the Asian-based MMA promotion inked former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez to a lucrative new contract. Alvarez …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez discusses the competition in the ONE Championship lightweight division

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, who recently signed with Singapore’s ONE Championship, hasn’t had the chance to thoroughly examine the promotion’s lightweight division just yet. That being …read more

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Eddie Alvarez on why he chose ONE Championship: ‘It’s the only organization I haven’t held a title’

Eddie Alvarez is officially a member of the ONE Championship roster.
The former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion made the announcement on Monday night when he shared a video of him …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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On this week’s episode, we’ll discuss the latest Khabib Nurmagomedov news, Georges St-Pierre’s future in MMA, Eddie Alvarez making the leap to ONE Championship and so much more.
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Eddie Alvarez: UFC 'did their best to keep me,' but ONE Championship offer too good

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Eddie Alvarez says the opportunity to win titles in ONE Championship, UFC and Bellator was his driving force in jumping organizations.
Alvarez (29-6) signed with …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Eddie Alvarez signs with ONE Championship

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is headed to ONE Championship. Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is headed to Asian promotion ONE Championship after a stint in …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Former UFC, Bellator Champ Eddie Alvarez Signs Multi-Fight Deal with One Championship

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA lightweight king Eddie Alvarez has officially signed with One Championship, the promotion announced. …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Signs With ONE Championship

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, has officially signed with ONE Championship. Founder / CEO Chatri Sityodtong broke the widely-anticipated news with a Facebook post on Tuesday morning.
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Posted on October 16, 2018, 11:16 am By
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E. Alvarez signs with Asia's One Championship

Accomplished lightweight Eddie Alvarez has signed an exclusive deal with Asia-based fight promotion One Championship. …read more

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Eddie Alvarez officially signs with ONE Championship

Free agent Eddie Alvarez has officially signed with ONE Championship.
The promotion’s CEO, Chatri Sityodtong, confirmed the original report from MMA Brasil with a video of Alvarez inking his name onto …read more

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BREAKING: Eddie Alvarez Signs with ONE Championship

Eddie Alvarez’s free agency days are over. The former UFC lightweight champion has found a new home in ONE Championship. Eddie Alvarez announced the signing himself through ONE Championship CEO …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2018, 4:46 am By
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VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez joins ONE Championship

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has found a new home. “The Underground King” announced tonight that he has signed with ONE Championship.
ONE Championship’s Chatri Sityodtong shared the …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Ex-UFC champ Eddie Alvarez signs with ONE Championship

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ONE Championship has added some serious star power to its roster.
ONE CEO and Chairman Chatri Sityodtong today …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Officially Inks Deal to Join ONE Championship

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has a new fighting home.
On Monday, Alvarez officially inked a deal to join ONE Championship after testing free agency for the past …read more

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Posted on October 16, 2018, 4:16 am By
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Dustin Poirier unsure Nate Diaz '100 percent down,' but still open to fight

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UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier is open to rebooking his fight with Nate Diaz. He isn’t sure …read more

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Eddie Alvarez close to signing with ONE Championship

Eddie Alvarez’s next stop appears to be ONE Championship. Asian MMA promotion ONE Championship could be on the verge of a major signing of one of the greatest lightweights of …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Report: Eddie Alvarez Signing With ONE Championship

The Underground King is leaving the UFC and heading to Asia, according to ESPN. After weeks of rumors, it sounds like Eddie Alvarez is ready to sign on the dotted …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Breaking! Former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez has reportedly found a new home

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is very close to signing a multi-fight deal with ONE Championship according to a report from ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.
Helwani took to Twitter where he …read more

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Posted on October 13, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Breaking! Former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez has reportedly found a new home

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is very close to signing a multi-fight deal with ONE Championship according to a report from ESPN’s Ariel Helwani.
Helwani took to Twitter where he …read more

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Dustin Poirier injured, out of UFC 230 fight vs. Nate Diaz

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How stoked were you for the Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier fight? Get ready to be bummed.
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UFC 229 Weigh-in Results: Headliners Khabib Nurmagomedov, Conor McGregor Cleared for Combat

UFC 229 and Conor McGregor’s long awaited return is nearly upon us, with “Notorious” having been out of action since defeating Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt at UFC 205 …read more

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Scott Coker doubtful free agent Eddie Alvarez returns to Bellator

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is currently a free agent. Given his station in the MMA world, it was expected that Alvarez would be courted by many of the …read more

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Eddie Alvarez is “Unlikely” to Return to Bellator Anytime Soon

It appears Eddie Alvarez will not be returning to Bellator. Alvarez is currently a free agent. He last competed under the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) banner. The former UFC lightweight …read more

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Scott Coker: Eddie Alvarez to Bellator ‘doesn’t seem likely at this point’

If you hoped that free agent Eddie Alvarez would return to Bellator MMA and perhaps have a trilogy fight with Michael Chandler, you’re in for disappointment.
Bellator CEO Scott Coker told …read more

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Scott Coker talks Mousasi vs. MacDonald, Bellator Hawaii, Aaron Pico, Eddie Alvarez, more

SAN JOSE, Calif. — At Bellator 206 media day, Scott Coker discusses where this card and the main event ranks in promotion history, Rory MacDonald’s busy upcoming schedule, Bellator Hawaii, …read more

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ONE Championship reportedly in hot pursuit of free agent Eddie Alvarez, KSW also expresses interest

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is reportedly being pursued by Asian MMA powerhouse ONE Championship. The Singapore-based promotion has reportedly been competitive with both Bellator and the …read more

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Patricky Freire invites Eddie Alvarez back to Bellator, vows to KO him in rematch

Eddie Alvarez became the first fighter to knock Patricky Freire out when they met almost six years ago at Bellator 76, and the Brazilian fighter wants to return the favor.
Former …read more

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