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Eddie Alvarez Biography, Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Wife, UFC Record, Career

Eddie Alvarez Biography: Edward “Eddie” Alvarez is an American MMA fighter and bare-knuckle boxer who most recently participated in the BKFC Welterweight division.

Eddie Alvarez Biography

Eddie Alvarez Biography: Eddie Alvarez was born in January 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the age of eight, he began boxing at Front Street Gym with his father and Frank Kubach. Alvarez started wrestling at the age of 11 in a youth wrestling program.

He attended Northeast Catholic High School, where he excelled and earned varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track. Despite being offered partial scholarships to wrestle at multiple colleges after graduating in 2001, he chose to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.

Eddie Alvarez Biography

Eddie Alvarez Wiki

Eddie Alvarez Biography: Eddie Alvarez was born in January 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

NameEddie Alvarez
Date Of BirthJanuary 11, 1984
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Height5ft 9inch
Zodiac SignCapricorn
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
Net Worth$8 Million
Car CollectionN/A

Eddie Alvarez Personal Life

Eddie married Jamie, his high school sweetheart, in 2008, and the couple has three kids and a daughter. Following the birth of his first son, Eddie Jr., Alvarez used his financial success to move his family from Kensington to Northeast Philadelphia.

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What is Eddie Alvarez Net Worth?

Eddie Alvarez is an American MMA fighter with an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Eddie Alvarez Biography

Eddie Alvarez Career

On April 3, 2009, Alvarez entered the lightweight tournament of Bellator’s inaugural event. He fought Greg Loughran of Northern Ireland and submitted him with a guillotine choke.  Four weeks later, on Bellator 5, he competed against Eric Reynolds in the tournament’s semi-finals. After two rounds of dominance, Alvarez defeated Reynolds with a rear-naked choke in the third.

Alvarez advanced to the lightweight tournament finals on June 19, 2009, at Bellator 12 in Las Vegas. He defeated Toby Imada early in the second round with a rear naked choke submission to become Bellator’s first-ever lightweight champion. On May 6, 2010, in a non-title “Super fight” at Bellator 17, Alvarez defeated Josh Neer via rear-naked choke at 2:08 of the second round.

Eddie Alvarez UFC Career

On August 19, 2014, the UFC announced that Alvarez had signed a contract with the organization. On September 27, 2014, he made his promotional debut against fan darling and top contender Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of UFC 178. Despite absorbing a barrage of clinch strikes from Alvarez in the first round, Cerrone overcame a slow start to control the remainder of the bout with leg kicks that ultimately injured Alvarez. A unanimous decision in the fight defeated Alvarez.

Alvarez was expected to challenge Benson Henderson at UFC Fight Night 59 on January 18, 2015. However, Alvarez withdrew from the fight, and Donald Cerrone replaced him. Alvarez faced Gilbert Melendez on June 13, 2015, at UFC 188. Alvarez won via split decision.

On January 17, 2016, Alvarez fought Anthony Pettis at UFC Fight Night 81. Despite being a significant underdog entering the bout, Alvarez was able to exert pressure and maintain control over Pettis. Alvarez won via split decision.

Alvarez faced Dustin Poirier on May 13, 2017, at UFC 211 in his first bout since relinquishing the Lightweight title. Poirier stunned Alvarez in the second round but was knocked out by two unlawful knees delivered by Alvarez while Poirier was against the fence. As the Texas commission was not operating under the new unified rules, referee Herb Dean declared the fight a no-contest because he did not believe Alvarez knew Poirier was on the ground.

Eddie Alvarez Bare-Knuckle Boxing Career

BKFC president Dave Feldman announced on March 1, 2023, that Alvarez had signed with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship. On April 29, 2023, he debuted against Chad Mendes at BKFC 41 and won by split decision.

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