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Update On Conor McGregor’s UFC Negotiations

A lot has transpired since Conor McGregor’s last MMA fight back in November 2016. A decisive victory over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 established him as the king of UFC’s …read more

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Nate Diaz would fight Eddie Alvarez in a bathroom, but not on PPV

Last night, long-time UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz spoke with ESPN‘s Brett Okamoto, confirming that he is interested in a showdown with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
Apparently, however, Diaz discussed …read more

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Nate Diaz would fight Eddie Alvarez in a bathroom, but not on PPV

Last night, long-time UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz spoke with ESPN‘s Brett Okamoto, confirming that he is interested in a showdown with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley.
Apparently, however, Diaz discussed …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Offers to be Replacement Fighter for UFC 223 Main Event

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is going to keep a close eye on the main event of UFC 223. Fans, media, and even fighters do not know if Tony …read more

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Eddie Alvarez says he and Dana White ain’t friends til the Super Bowl is over

Eagles fan Alvarez has declared Patriots fan White his enemy as their teams square off for Super Bowl LLI. Eddie Alvarez is a Philly man through and through, so of …read more

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Eddie Alvarez staying ready for UFC 223 in case disaster strikes Tony Ferguson vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov

Tony Ferguson isn’t the only person unclear about the stakes involved in his April 7 title defense against Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223.
With UFC president Dana White outright refusing to …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez won't finagle his way to UFC title shot before I earn mine

In a race to the UFC lightweight title, Dustin Poirier believes he’ll ultimately come out ahead of Eddie Alvarez.
Poirier (22-5 MMA, 14-4 UFC) might not be able to get his …read more

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Kevin Lee explains why he, not Eddie Alvarez, should be Nate Diaz’s next opponent

Earlier this month, fan favorite UFC lightweight Nate Diaz drove the MMA community into a crazed frenzy, asserting in a Instagram post that he planned to end his long hiatus, …read more

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Kevin Lee: “Washed Up” Eddie Alvarez Shouldn’t Get Nate Diaz Fight

Kevin Lee hopes to beat out Eddie Alvarez in the race to a bout with Nate Diaz. Diaz recently made some waves when he teased a comeback bout in May …read more

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Kevin Lee explains why Nate Diaz should fight him next, not ‘washed up’ Eddie Alvarez

When it comes to the sweepstakes to fight Nate Diaz this summer, two voices in the UFC’s lightweight division have been the loudest: Kevin Lee and Eddie Alvarez.
Both Lee and …read more

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Kevin Lee cool with fighting ‘washed up’ Eddie Alvarez, who will never be UFC champion again

Kevin Lee recently threw his name in the hat to be the one to welcome Nate Diaz back into the Ultimate Fighting championship (UFC) Octagon after an extend hiatus. The …read more

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Eddie Alvarez has a ‘theory’ on when Conor McGregor will be stripped by UFC to maximize publicity

Eddie Alvarez has a pretty interesting theory about the state of the lightweight belt and what the UFC brass are thinking. When Dana White announced the Tony Ferguson vs Khabib …read more

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Eddie Alvarez thinks Nate Diaz’s ‘ego’ won’t let him say he only wants Conor McGregor fight: ‘Just be honest’

When Nate Diaz teased his long-awaited Octagon return in a cryptic social media post last week, there was no shortage of lightweight contenders raising their hands to accept the challenge. …read more

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Bobby Green Explains Callouts of Eddie Alvarez & Kevin Lee

Bobby Green isn’t pleased with Eddie Alvarez and Kevin Lee ripping his friend Nate Diaz. Recently, Diaz teased a return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). The Stockton native said …read more

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UFC on FOX 27 winner Bobby Green's callout of Eddie Alvarez, Kevin Lee has to do with Nate Diaz

CHARLOTTE – As an up-and-coming fighter, UFC lightweight Bobby Green once slept on Nate Diaz’s couch. So he feels a little more loyalty than usual to Stockton, Calif.’s native son.
That’s …read more

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BREAKING | Coach Says The Plan is for Conor McGregor to Return This Year

Lightweight is on fire. Justin Gaethje is in the UFC. Eddie Alvarez is on a resurgence and carrying an unofficial ‘Most Violent’ title. Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson are once …read more

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Eddie Alvarez, Kevin Lee Respond to Nate Diaz Instagram Post Hinting at UFC Return

It didn’t take long for Nate Diaz to find some potential suitors for his next Ultimate Fighting Championship bout. …read more

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Eddie Alvarez, Kevin Lee quickly call out Nate Diaz after Instagram declaration

If Nate Diaz is serious about that “May, June” time frame he mentioned for a UFC comeback, he has at least a couple of takers.
Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC), in …read more

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Coach: I think McGregor KO’s Khabib within two rounds like he did to Eddie Alvarez

John Kavanagh believes Conor McGregor’s boxing would be too much for Khabib Nurmagomedov. Although UFC president Dana White recently announced that Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov would square off …read more

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A guaranteed brawl between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje is in the works

Dustin Poirier will have to wait on a rematch with Eddie Alvarez, but in the meantime the UFC has a pretty good opponent for him. Dustin Poirier won’t be getting …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje, not Eddie Alvarez, targeted for lightweight tilt

Dustin Poirier may not be landing his rematch with Eddie Alvarez next, but “The Diamond” is still getting a big fight nonetheless.
An action-packed lightweight showdown between Poirier and former World …read more

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Dustin Poirier vs. Justin Gaethje targeted for spring showdown

Dustin Poirier won’t get his rematch with Eddie Alvarez just yet, but a pretty nice concession is in the works.
A fight between Poirier (22-5 MMA, 14-4 UFC) and Justin Gaethje …read more

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‘Man, who’s this guy?’ Douglas Lima might be the most underrated champion in MMA

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Eddie Alvarez already has ownership of the nickname “The Underground King.” He won titles in four different smaller organizations and compiled a ridiculous résumé of exciting fights …read more

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VIDEO | Joe Rogan Believes That the UFC Will Strip Conor McGregor

As chaotic as the MMA world is right now, the UFC’s lightweight division is still ridiculous. Eddie Alvarez jsut got off an extremely violent win over Justin Gaethje and is …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov wants Eddie Alvarez if he’s unable to land UFC title fight

After dismantling Edson Barboza at UFC 219 in one of the more lopsided lightweight affairs you’ll ever see, undefeated Russian contender Khabib Nurmagomedov essentially put his name on the short …read more

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Coach: Khabib interested in Eddie Alvarez if UFC book McGregor vs. Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s coach and father, Abdulmanap Nurmagomedov, says his son could be interested in a fight with Eddie Alvarez. Khabib Nurmagomedov cemented himself as one of the scariest contenders in …read more

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Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov interested in fight with Eddie Alvarez if McGregor fights Ferguson

Khabib Nurmagomedov recently returned to action after a year off, demolishing Edson Barboza at UFC 219 and re-inserting himself into the lightweight title picture currently muddied by Conor McGregor’s mercurial …read more

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VIDEO | 5 Years Ago Conor McGregor Became Two-Division Cage Warriors Champion

#OnThisDay in 2012: @TheNotoriousMMA became double @CageWarriors champ!
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It was November of 2016. Conor McGregor finished Eddie Alvarez and held two UFC titles above …read more

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Dustin Poirier calls Eddie Alvarez a ‘track team captain,’ willing to sit out for right fight

Despite his recent efforts to bait former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez into a rematch, 155-pound contender Dustin Poirier doesn’t seem to be making much progress.
Still, “Diamond” is dead set …read more

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Dana White defends Conor McGregor for not defending lightweight title; shuts down McGregor vs. St-Pierre rumors

It has been over a year since Conor McGregor won the UFC lightweight title by knocking out Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. Since then, McGregor has done just about …read more

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