The former Ufc and Bellator Lw champion Eddie Alvarez entered this fight with a professional mma record of 29-5-0 (79% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.1 lightweight in the world. He lost to Conor McGregor in 2016 (Alvarez vs McGregor) but then, in 2017, he faced Dustin Poirier (bout ended in a no-contest, Alvarez vs Poirier I) and he beat Justin Gaethje (Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Dustin Poirier, has an official record of 23-5-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Michael Johnson in 2016 (Poirier vs Johnson) but then he has collected three victories and one no-contest (with Alvarez in their first fight) beating Anthony Pettis (Dustin Poirier vs Anthony Pettis) and Justin Gaethje in his last two (Dustin Poirier vs Justin Gaethje). Alvarez vs Poirier 2 is the main event of UFC on Fox 30. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 30: Alvarez vs. Poirier 2
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome, Calgary, Canada
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC on Fox 30 fight card (main fights):
Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier 2
Jose Aldo vs Jeremy Stephens
Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs Tecia Torres
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Alexander Hernandez
Dustin Ortiz vs Matheus Nicolau Pereira
Alvarez’s next fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Timofey Nastyukhin
Poirier’s next fight: Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2
Alvarez vs Poirier 2 Fight Video:
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