Eddie Alvarez Signs Multi-Fight Deal With ONE Championship
By FCF Staff
ONE Championship has added one of the greatest lightweights in MMA history to its roster, as the promotion’s announced it has signed Eddie Alvarez to a mult-fight contract.
The former Bellator and UFC champ entered free agency this past summer, following a stoppage loss to Dustin Poirier in July.
In a press release from ONE Championship announcing the signing, Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship, stated:
“I am thrilled to announce that multiple-time world champion Eddie Alvarez will be joining ONE Championship on a multiple-bout contract. Eddie is one of the world’s best martial artists in the world, and is no doubt a tremendous addition to the ONE roster. The ONE Championship roster is incredibly deep with talents such as Shinya Aoki, Eduard Folayang, and Amir Khan, among others. I am excited to have Eddie in that mix and to see some amazing matchups and performances. This is no doubt one of the biggest athlete signings in the history of ONE Championship.”
The 34 year-old Alvarez arrives in ONE Championship carrying an overall record of 29-6, with 1 no-contest.