In this week’s Trading Shots, former UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to look back at a busy weekend in MMA, especially for the UFC fighters trying to stand out in a division in which the belt isn’t in rapid rotation. 1,470 more words
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There’s a little bit of everything in this week’s Twitter Mailbag, from a highly speculative analysis of Cung Le’s physique, to a sober look at Phil Baroni’s claim that he was fired for being War Machine’s pal. 2,473 more words
Finally the two-time Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is part of the UFC’s stacked lightweight roster. Alvarez signed an exlusive deal wit the UFC, and will make his long-awaited promotional debut against Donald Cerrone at UFC 178. 192 more words
Tuesday was a busy day for Eddie Alvarez.
First, the lightweight standout was granted his release from Bellator, forfeiting the championship belt he earned back in his rematch with Michael Chandler last November and becoming a free agent. 986 more words
Just like that, Eddie Alvarez, is in the UFC. And just like that, he’s got the fight that was rumored for him if – or when, as it turns out – he signed with the promotion. 640 more words
It seems we’re going to have wait a bit longer for Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez’s UFC debut. Rumors were going around saying Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone (24-6-0) was going to be the fighter to introduce Eddie Alvarez to the UFC but that doesn’t seem the case anymore. 262 more words