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Alvarez To Khabib: ‘You’re The Champ After Beating Number 11’

He may not be getting a title shot any time soon, but Eddie Alvarez wants the world to know he can beat Khabib Nurmagomedov. For a guy ranked as the …read more

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Eddie Alvarez invited detractors to check his resume. By all means, let's take him up on the offer

“Fans need to understand. They say, ‘Hey, you ducked a fight.’ Look at my (expletive) resume, bro. Compared to every lightweight in this division, go look at who I fought,” …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez blasts “paper champion” Khabib Nurmagomedov

Eddie Alvarez blasts “paper champion” Khabib Nurmagomedov
Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (29-5 MMA) was in attendance at last night’s UFC Fight Night 128 event in Atlantic City.
“The Underground King” …read more

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Alvarez: Khabib beat no. 11 to be champ, pray on that during Ramadan

Seems like Eddie Alvarez doesn’t think Khabib Nurmagomedov is the real champion. Eddie Alvarez attended Saturday night’s UFC event in New Jersey, which saw Kevin Lee beat Edson Barboza. Many …read more

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Kevin Lee: I'll answer questions about Khabib Nurmagomedov that Dustin Poirier, Eddie Alvarez can't

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Kevin Lee believes his dominant performance over Edson Barboza in the UFC Fight Night 128 main event should put him at the front of the queue …read more

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Eddie Alvarez: Khabib Nurmagomedov beat No. 11, and now he's champ. 'Pray on that during Ramadan.'

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Eddie Alvarez showed up backstage at UFC Fight Night 128 on Saturday night with the division that he calls home in a state of upheaval and …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2018, 4:46 am By
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VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez “I beat Nate Diaz’s friend up right in front of him and he didn’t do sh*t”

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez “I beat Nate Diaz’s friend up right in front of him and he didn’t do sh*t”

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is currently waiting on his …read more

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Chandler: I Can Beat Khabib 10 Out Of 10 Times

Former Bellator and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is confident he is Khabib Nurmagomeodv’s kryptonite, saying he has the tools to hand the current division king his …read more

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Kevin Lee says Dustin Poirier not 'championship caliber,' Eddie Alvarez on way out

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is fine with being one of many options for No. 1 contenders.
Although he lost a shot at the UFC interim lightweight title …read more

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Poirier says ‘disrespectful’ Alvarez turned down rematch ‘five times’

Dustin Poirier is still gunning for a rematch with Eddie Alvarez. UFC on FOX 29’s Dustin Poirier delivered another standout performance against Justin Gaethje this past weekend to cement himself …read more

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Eddie Alvarez sends message of “absolute respect” to kindred spirit Carlos Condit

There are a few special fighters who will go down in MMA history based on their propensity for extreme violence in the cage. Former UFC welterweight champ Robbie Lawler is …read more

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Dustin Poirier: Eddie Alvarez turned down rematch ‘five times,’ including at UFC 223

To hear Dustin Poirier tell it, Eddie Alvarez may have unwittingly cost himself a chance to regain the UFC lightweight championship a couple weeks ago.
Fresh off his Fight of the …read more

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Dustin Poirier Joins Eddie Alvarez As Top Challenger for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last week, I wrote in an article here at MMANews.com that, in the wake of UFC 223, I believed Eddie Alvarez was the front-runner for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s lightweight crown. With …read more

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Eddie Alvarez makes prediction for possible Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov fight

One of the biggest fights that could possibly be made in MMA today is a showdown between undefeated UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, and former champion Conor McGregor.
This potential matchup …read more

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Dustin Poirier explains why he’s not interested in rematches with Conor McGregor or Eddie Alvarez

Dustin Poirier explains why he’s not interested in rematches with Conor McGregor or Eddie Alvarez
Surging UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier picked up another thrilling stoppage victory in the headliner of …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants lightweight title fight next, not Eddie Alvarez or Conor McGregor

Dustin Poirier has only one thing on his mind after one of the most emotionally taxing, physically demanding fights of his career.
Gold.
“The Diamond” isn’t interested in a rematch with rival …read more

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Justin Gaethje on UFC champ Nurmagomedov, ex-champ McGregor and, of course, Poirier

GLENDALE, Ariz. – It’s safe to say that Justin Gaethje did quite well for himself as an MMA fighter.
After all, it took Gaethje 17 pro fights before Eddie Alvarez brought …read more

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Dustin Poirier wants rematches with Conor McGregor and 'punk' Eddie Alvarez, but title comes first

GLENDALE, Ariz. – If Dustin Poirier could just get in the cage with Justin Gaethje and make UFC on FOX 29’s headliner a quick one, he’d be perfectly happy with …read more

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Eddie Alvarez: I am Khabib’s kryptonite, you all know it

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez feels he is the only fighter in the 155-pound division who could defeat current titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov. Throughout his UFC run that began …read more

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Eddie Alvarez Is The Only Guy In UFC Who Can Beat Khabib

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez, has a little history with reigning division kingpin, Khabib Nurmagomedov, dating back to late 2016 when “The Eagle” was used as …read more

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Eddie Alvarez argues he is Khabib Nurmagomedov’s kryptonite: “Everyone knows it”

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 223, Khabib Nurmagomedov captured the UFC lightweight title with a decision win over last-minute replacement opponent Al Iaquinta. While Nurmagomedov’s title win, …read more

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Khabib Nurmagomedov Is The Lightweight King Now, So What’s Next?

The UFC lightweight division has been in constant flux ever since Conor McGregor defeated Eddie Alvarez to win the belt at UFC 205. Instead of defending his belt, McGregor went …read more

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White: McGregor’s Been Knocking Everybody Out At 155

Conor McGregor has just one fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight division. And it was a rather impressive one, too, as he knocked out Eddie Alvarez at UFC …read more

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Posted on April 4, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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Eddie Alvarez details offer to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov, gives Max Holloway slim chance

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez said he received an offer to face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 223.
Before UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway (19-3 MMA, 15-3 UFC) stepped in to …read more

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Eddie Alvarez explains why he couldn’t accept short-notice fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

When Tony Ferguson was forced out the UFC 223 main event with a freak injury, the UFC began a desperate search for a replacement opponent for Khabib Nurmagomedov. While they …read more

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Why Bellator 106 battle with Michael Chandler is one that Eddie Alvarez will never forget

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is known for his ability to consistently put on gritty, memorable battles.
Amid a wide variety of pickings, two stand out: the ones with fellow …read more

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UFC on FOX 29's Justin Gaethje will ask for Eddie Alvarez rematch or title shot

If you think a knockout loss is enough to give Justin Gaethje pause, think again.
The UFC lightweight brawler won’t change the ferocity that fans love, and he won’t concede that …read more

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Part 1: Alvarez recaps last two years atop the lightweight division

January 2016. Eddie Alvarez was two fights into his UFC career and about to face former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in bout number three. Before he even stepped foot into …read more

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Eddie Alvarez on UFC on FOX 29: Dustin Poirier more skilled, but Justin Gaethje has different edge

On Dec. 2, Eddie Alvarez beat Justin Gaethje in a UFC 218 barnburner that left both lightweights so battered neither could attend the post-fight news conference.
It was the type of …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2650 with Eddie Alvarez, Muhammed Lawal and Jimmy Smith

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Eddie Alvarez, Muhammed Lawal and Jimmy Smith.
Former UFC lightweight champion Alvarez called in to talk about his current status and …read more

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Kevin Lee Chose Edson Barboza over Eddie Alvarez, Says He Likes A Challenge

In attendance at last Saturday’s UFC 222 event was a myriad of different stars, ranging from actors to fighters. One of which included the recent interim lightweight title challenger, “the …read more

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Posted on March 7, 2018, 6:16 am By
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Kevin Lee Chose Edson Barboza over Eddie Alvarez, Says He Likes A Challenge

In attendance at last Saturday’s UFC 222 event was a myriad of different stars, ranging from actors to fighters. One of which included the recent interim lightweight title challenger, “the …read more

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Kevin Lee: Why I Picked Edson Barbosa over Eddie Alvarez

After his submission loss to Tony Ferguson for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title, Kevin Lee was looking to bounce back with a fight against “The Ultimate Fighter” Season …read more

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Kevin Lee explains why he's fighting Edson Barboza, not Nick Diaz or Eddie Alvarez

LAS VEGAS – Onetime UFC interim lightweight title challenger Kevin Lee claims he was in line to welcome Nate Diaz back to the octagon.
The only problem, he said, was Diaz …read more

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Kevin Lee believes Khabib Nurmagomedov ‘looked terrible’ against Edson Barboza

LAS VEGAS — At UFC 222, Kevin Lee discusses everything from Khabib Nurmagomedov’s performance against Edson Barboza to thinking he’ll fight Conor McGregor soon to Eddie Alvarez and Nate Diaz. …read more

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