Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-04-29, close fight but not so exciting: the bare knuckle match Chad Mendes vs Eddie Alvarez gets two stars (take a look at our ranking of the Best Boxing Fights of 2023).
Alvarez vs Mendes is scheduled to take place Saturday, April 29th, at the 1st Bank Center in Denver (Colorado, USA), in a 5-round light middleweight (154 lbs, 69.9 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Mike Perry vs Luke Rockhold – BKFC 41 (Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Chad Mendes record
The former Ufc fighter Chad Mendes entered this fight with a bare knuckle record of 1-0-0 but he has a mma record of 18-5-0 (55% finishing rate).
In his last two mma fights, both in 2018, he beat Myles Jury (Chad Mendes vs Myles Jury) and he lost to Alexander Volkanovski (Chad Mendes vs Alexander Volkanovski); after this match he debuted in Bkfc defeating Joshuah Alvarez in 2022.
Eddie Alvarez record
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj, former Ufc and Bellator Lw champ Eddie Alvarez, is at his bare knuckle debut but he has a mma record of 30-8-0 (80% finishing rate).
In his last three bouts he has beat Eduard Folayang (Eddie Alvarez vs Eduard Folayang), has faced Iuri Lapicus but it ended in a no-contest (originally ruled a disqualification loss for Alvarez since he punched to the back of Lapicus’ head, Eddie Alvarez vs Iuri Lapicus) and he has lost to Rae Yoon Ok (Eddie Alvarez vs Rae Yoon Ok).
Here is the BKFC 41 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
Mike Perry vs Luke Rockhold
Chad Mendes vs Eddie Alvarez
Christine Ferea vs Rawlings-Rodriguez
Ben Rothwell vs Josh Copeland
Chris Camozzi vs Dan Spohn
Mike Alvarado vs James Brown
Brandon Girtz vs Christian Torres
Matthew Maestas vs Tyler Winemiller
Marcus Edwards vs Jay Jackson
Wayna Reid vs BJ Lawrence
Jack Willoughby vs Mitchel Seybold
Road to Mendes vs Alvarez – Video preview
Watch the official video of the full episode of BKFC 41 countdown Chad Mendes vs Eddie Alvarez, a documentary to know better the life of both fighters and how they prepare for their bout.
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Chad Mendes vs Eddie Alvarez as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Mendes vs Alvarez fight?
Eddie Alvarez defeated Chad Mendes via unanimous decision. Scores were 47-46, 46-47, 47-46.