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ONE Champ Believes Eddie Alvarez Is Undeserving Of Contender Status

As the reigning lightweight king in ONE Championship, Christian Lee believes Eddie Alvarez hasn't done anything to earn a title shot. Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been calling out just about everyone, from boxers, to the ONE lightweight champion. The record of Alvarez would indicate he has...

Eddie Alvarez Doesn’t Hold Back With Rant About Professional Boxers

The fighting legend Eddie Alvarez went in hard on professional boxers not actually being "real fighters." Alvarez is a former Bellator MMA, UFC champion, and one of the most well-respected MMA athletes around the world. The former champion has seen it all and has even faced the "Notorious" Conor McGregor...

Chandler: If Eddie Alvarez Can Beat Justin Gaethje, I Definitely Can

After coming up short in realizing his title dreams at UFC 262, Michael Chandler believes that if he is matched with Justin Gaethje, he will win handily. While Michael Chandler was unable to capture the vacant lightweight title against Charles Oliveira back at UFC 262, he showed he's all...

ONE on TNT IV Highlights: Reinier de Ridder Wins, Alvarez Loses

ONE on TNT IV took place April 28, 2021, from inside the Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore. Here are the highlights and fast results from the event. The main card tipped off with Colbey Northcutt, sister of Sage Northcutt, earn a submission victory over Courtney Martin to improve to 2-1, and undefeated...

Eddie Alvarez’s DQ Loss Against Iuri Lapicus Overturned To No Contest

Eddie Alvarez’s ONE on TNT 1 loss to Iuri Lapicus has been overturned to a no contest. One week after ONE CEO Chatri Sityodtong stated that the incident was under review, ESPN reported Monday that a panel of 15 independent officials composed of referees, judges, and one company representative made...

ONE Championship CEO Says Eddie Alvarez DQ Is Under Review

Following the controversial disqualification of Eddie Alvarez at ONE on TNT 1, the CEO says they are reviewing the incident. During their four-week stint on the TNT network, ONE Championship has not been without controversy. Specifically, former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez lost by disqualification to Iuri Lapicus due to...

Eddie Alvarez Gets Quick Turnaround at ONE on TNT IV

Eddie Alvarez will be back on TNT for ONE Championship soon according to a recent announcement from the Singapore-based combat sports promotion. ONE Championship has been airing events on TNT almost every Wednesday night in April since they started with ONE on TNT 1. The event featured both former UFC...

John McCarthy Critical Of Ref’s Decision To Disqualify Eddie Alvarez

Longtime official and Bellator commentator John McCarthy has been very critical of the referee who disqualified Eddie Alvarez at the ONE Championship show on TNT last week. In particular, the former UFC champion was on his way to scoring a TKO victory, but in the heat of the moment,...

Eddie Alvarez Seeks To Overturn DQ Loss, ONE CEO Responds

Lightweight legend and the former UFC and Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez intended to get his disqualification loss reversed, but the outlook is looking bleak. In a chaotic striking sequence, it seemed like Eddie Alvarez was in a good position to finish the fight against Iuri Lapicus at ONE on TNT...

ONE on TNT 1 Results & Highlights: Johnson & Alvarez Both Lose

UPDATE: The card has concluded and the results are in! Scroll down to the bottom of this page to view the ONE on TNT 1 results! ONE on TNT 1: Moraes vs. Johnson Preview ONE Championship will land on primetime TNT for the first time tonight with ONE on TNT 1:...

Eddie Alvarez Believes He’s Close To Becoming The Lightweight GOAT

Eddie Alvarez sees a path to solidifying himself as the greatest lightweight the sport of MMA has ever seen. ONE Championship athlete Eddie Alvarez has already achieved the rare feat of capturing two world titles in two different major promotions. Alvarez was the inaugural Bellator lightweight champion in 2009 and...

Eddie Alvarez Explains How Poirier Made McGregor ‘Panic’ At UFC 257

Eddie Alvarez believes Dustin Poirier used short sprints of activity which frustrated Conor McGregor and eventually got the TKO win. Early on in the UFC 257 main event, Dustin Poirier shot for a takedown early and then, at times, used a flurry of punches and leg kicks before backing off....

Eddie Alvarez: I’m The Only Man Who Can Beat Khabib

Eddie Alvarez believes he is the only fight that would make sense for Khabib Nurmagomedov to come out of retirement. 29 men have tried to topple the unbeaten and seemingly flawless UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and all have failed. As the speculation of whether or not Khabib will pursue...

Eddie Alvarez Believes Justin Gaethje Is A ‘Tailor-Made’ Matchup For Khabib Nurmagomedov

Eddie Alvarez is confident Khabib Nurmagomedov will be able to beat Justin Gaethje. In the main event of UFC 254, Nurmagomedov is set to defend his belt against the interim champion in Gaethje. Ahead of the fight, many are saying this will be the Russian's hardest fight to date, but...

Eddie Alvarez Not Interested In Michael Chandler Trilogy

Eddie Alvarez isn't interested in the trilogy with Michael Chandler. Alvarez and Chandler had a legendary fight in 2011 with Chandler earning a fourth-round submission to become the champion. The fight was also voted as the Fight of the Year by many outlets. The pair then had a rematch two...