Eddie Alverez Signs With Bellator Fighting Championships

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According to iguillotine.com, top lightweight Eddie Alvarez has signed with Bellator Fighting Championships as a cornerstone lightweight in their 8 man tournament style show to be aired on the Spanish language channel ESPN Deportes.

“The contract is signed and I got my advance”

Eddie Alvarez is 15-1 and is currently on a five fight winning streak after competing in the DREAM tournament in Japan.

Here’s what we know about Bellator and its relationship with ESPN:

  1. ESPN Deportes will broadcast the events
  2. Tournament series is expected to air in April of 2009.
  3. 4 shows expected in the 12-week fight series
  4. 8 man tournaments, featuring fighters from featherweights to middleweights.
  5. Camera crews will follow the fighters as they prepare for the shows
  6. Shows will be held at different venues around the country.