Tag: Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez Survives Early Onslaught To Submit Eduard Folayang

By onefc.com Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez promised to break the hearts of millions of Filipinos at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES by submitting Eduard “Landslide” Folayang. On Friday, 2 August in Manila, he did exactly what he predicted. The man from Philidelphia, U.S.A., stopped the former ONE Lightweight World Champion in the first round to […]

Eddie Alvarez Defied The Odds In A Tough Neighborhood With Drive And Determination

By Onefc.com or better or worse, Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez is a product of his environment. The veteran lightweight contender – who returns to ONE Championship against former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES – grew up in one of the toughest neighborhoods in the United States. Kensington, an […]

Nastyukhin Injured, Folayang Vs. Alvarez Added To World Grand Prix

By Onefc.com Eduard “Landslide” Folayang and Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez have joined the ONE Lightweight World Grand Prix following an injury to Timofey Nastyukhin. The Russian was due to face Honorio “The Rock” Banario in the tournament semifinals at ONE: DAWN OF HEROES, but a serious knee injury has forced him to withdraw from the bracket. […]

Demetrious Johnson, Eddie Alvarez return at ONE: Dawn of Heroes in August

By Damon Martin@DamonMartin MMAfighting.com Former UFC champions Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez have been booked on the same card for the second time as they return at the upcoming ONE: Dawn of Heroes card from Manila in the Philippines on Aug. 2. ONE Championship officials announced the card early Monday morning. Johnson moved to […]

Eddie Alvarez opens up on ONE debut, not cutting weight, UFC’s leverage tactics, Conor McGregor’s retirement, more

By Marc Raimondi@marc_raimondi MMAfighting.com TOKYO — Ahead of his ONE Championship debut, former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez sits down with MMA Fighting to discuss returning to fight in Japan, treatment from ONE, ONE’s weight-cutting regulations, his thoughts on the UFC’s promotion and how they lose leverage, Conor McGregor’s apparent retirement, fighting now out of […]