Conor McGregor's savage beatdown certainly had a lasting effect on Eddie Alvarez
12 May, 2017, 03:04 | Author: Felix Jensen
While Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor were trading verbal barbs in 2016, Dana White spent most of that year throwing cold water on the idea that the two superstars might actually get into the ring.
The Stockton local blasted the UFC in a series of interviews, turning his nose up at an opportunity to fight Tony Ferguson for the interim 'fake' lightweight title and slamming the promotion for not making him one of the UFC's flagship stars.
Alvarez said Poirier has adjusted to the spotlight and should present a good challenge. I think, and I've said it already, having your worst nightmare come true.it's liberating, there's a freedom in it. "And I'm just like pshht".
Eddie Alvarez is well equipped to handle the inevitable onslaught of questions regarding that devastating night he lost his UFC belt.
During a Thursday appearance on the Jim Rome Show on CBS Sports (via Fox Sports'Damon Martin), White said he's placed a Sunday deadline on McGregor's side of negotiations for arranging a boxing matchup with Mayweather. Go in there, be slick, be crafty, I'm evolving in the sport, I'm getting better every week.
"He makes a bunch of things up about why he's not fighting me, or why he doesn't want to fight me", Alvarez says. "I just laughed at them, like 'Get the f-ck out of here, call me with some real sh-t'".
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Alvarez-Poirier will air on FX (coverage begins at 8 p.m.), followed the UFC 211 main card on Pay-Per-View (starting at 10 p.m.).
Things have changed significantly for Diaz since the confrontation with Alvarez. "That's not a fighter. You had your chance".
A win would prove to fans - and the UFC - that what happened last November against McGregor was a fluke.
"There are no external forces, or someone saying, 'You've gotta do this, or you've gotta do that, '" Alvarez (28-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC), who meets Dustin Poirier (21-5 MMA, 13-4 UFC) at UFC 211, told MMAjunkie.
Diaz, 32, is the only fighter to beat McGregor in the UFC, finishing the Irishman with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196 but losing via majority decision in the blockbuster rematch at UFC 202.
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