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Eddie Alvarez stops Rafael dos Anjos, wins lightweight championship

bjpenndotcom - July 7, 2016

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 90’ MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez finally accomplished his dream of capturing a UFC lightweight championship. Alvarez landed big blows in the first round that dropped dos Anjos, after a scramble, dos Anjos made it back to his feet. Alvarez then landed some big blows and finished dos Anjos in the first round via TKO to win the lightweight championship!


VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez believes there's no such thing as over-training

bjpenndotcom - July 2, 2016

With less than one week until Rafael dos Anjos and Eddie Alvarez square off for the lightweight title in the main event of UFC Fight Night 90, many are wondering if Alvarez has what it takes to dethrone UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos.

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VIDEO | Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez preview

Chris Taylor - June 25, 2016

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line July 7 in Las Vegas when current champion Rafael dos Anjos defends his strap against former Bellator title holder Eddie Alvarez.

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Eddie Alvarez: "Conor's not a championship fighter"

Chris Taylor - May 1, 2016

Top lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez will receive his first shot at UFC gold this July, when he takes on current champ Rafael dos Anjos for the promotions lightweight title in Las Vegas. Alvarez was a recent guest on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, where he discussed the major holes he sees in UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s game. His words:

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Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: "This one will get me emotional"

Chris Taylor - April 18, 2016

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a UFC title got him emotional for the first time in a long time. His words:

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Eddie Alvarez on fighting Rafael dos Anjos on Fight Pass: 'I don't give a $h*t'

Russell Ess - April 18, 2016

A lot of fans were thrown off when the UFC announced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos would be defending his belt against top contender Eddie Alvarez on July 7th on Fight Pass. With the fight being two days before the historical and giant UFC 200 card, Alvarez was asked how he felt about being on the Fight Pass card by Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour on Monday.


Video | Eddie Alvarez wants title fight with RDA, but would settle with Nate Diaz

Chris Taylor - March 16, 2016

Top UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez has been busy campaigning for a title shot with current division champion Rafael dos Anjos.

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Eddie Alvarez vs. Donald Cerrone 2?

Chris Taylor - March 12, 2016

Since losing his octagon debut to Donald Cerrone via decision at UFC 178 in September of 2014, former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) has put together back-to-back victories over top contenders and former MMA champions Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis inside of the octagon. The 32-year-old took to Twitter where he asked “who is next”, check it out: