Review: 2014-09-27, good fight between Donald Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez: it gets three stars. Donald Cerrone entered this fight with a pro mma record of 24-6-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 lightweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Anthony Pettis), he suffered his last defeat last year when he faced Rafael dos Anjos (=Cerrone vs dos Anjos), after that bout he has won four consecutive fights, three in 2014: against Adriano Martins (=Cerrone vs Martins), Edson Barboza (=Cerrone vs Barboza) and Jim Miller (=Cerrone vs Miller).
His opponent, the former Bellator Lw champion Eddie Alvarez, has a record of 25-3-0 (84% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.7 in the same weight class, he suffered his last loss in 2011 when he faced for the first time Michael Chandler (4-stars-fight Chandler vs Alvarez I), since then he has fought and won three consecutive bouts and in his last fight he took revenge on Chandler (but it was a controversial decision Chandler vs Alvarez II). ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone vs Alvarez is on the undercard of Demetrious Johnson vs Chris Cariaso – UFC 178. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 178: Johnson vs Cariaso
Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC 178 fight card (main fights):
Demetrious Johnson vs Chris Cariaso
Donald Cerrone vs Eddie Alvarez
Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor
Tim Kennedy vs Yoel Romero Palacio
Cat Zingano vs Amanda Nunes
Dominick Cruz vs Takeya Mizugaki
Cerrone’s previous fight: Donald Cerrone vs Jim Miller
Alvarez’s previous fight: Michael Chandler vs Eddie Alvarez 2
Cerrone’s next fight: Donald Cerrone vs Myles Jury
Alvarez’s next fight: Gilbert Melendez vs Eddie Alvarez
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