The former Ufc and Bellator Lw champion Eddie Alvarez entered this fight with a record of 28-5-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.2 lightweight in the world. He fought three times last year defeating Anthony Pettis (=Pettis vs Alvarez) and Rafael dos Anjos (=Dos Anjos vs Alvarez) but then he lost to current #1 Lw Conor McGregor (=Alvarez vs McGregor).
His opponent, Dustin Poirier, has a mma record of 21-5-0 (76% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.17 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (=Poirier vs Johnson) but he came back to win in 2017 beating Jim Miller (=Miller vs Poirier). Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier is on the undercard of Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2 – UFC 211. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 211: Miocic vs dos Santos 2
Where: American Airlines Arena, Dallas, Texas, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 211 fight card (main fights):
Stipe Miocic vs Junior dos Santos 2
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Jessica Andrade
Demian Maia vs Jorge Masvidal
Frankie Edgar vs Yair Rodriguez
Krzysztof Jotko vs David Branch
Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier
Chas Skelly vs Jason Knight
Alvarez’s previous fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor
Poirier’s previous fight: Jim Miller vs Dustin Poirier
Poirier’s next fight: Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis
Alvarez’s next fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje
Alvarez vs Poirier Fight Video:
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