Eddie Alvarez after winning the lightweight belt by beating the champion Instructs Rafael Dos Anjos by TKO in the first round, he said in a recent interview you want to meet in the next meeting, which would be the first by defending champion Conor McGregor considering the ‘easier opponent for his first title defense. Therefore would not concede, at least once, the rematch with Rafael because he believes despite the victory last July 7, the strongest opponent of the category.
In fact, in the same interview he said that being able to bring home the victory that night was a major undertaking, as was previously with Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. They are the best in this weight class. Also following the stages of the match between McGregor and Diaz Born with the resounding defeat of the latter Eddie Alvarez is convinced that there are other ways to meet and defeat McGregor especially if you were to extend the match on several occasions. Of course these statements leave a little ‘perplexed. It ‘s true now that the UFC lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez thinks it’s high time to have an easier opponent. No wonder, since it has achieved three consecutive wins against some of the best fighters of the category – before Gilbert Melendez at UFC 188, then Anthony Pettis in January this year and finally July 7th us with Rafael Dos Anjos with so knockout. With all the young talented category present in the UFC that are making the path to meet the strongest because he prefers to meet Conor McGregor? Meanwhile, we expect the McGregor rematch with Diaz the UFC 202 event in Las Vegas on August 20, where Conor McGregor vows revenge, and then we’ll see if the UFC will organize this’ encounter as they say in these cases, time will tell.