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Eddie Alvarez is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the UFC, and is the former UFC Lightweight Champion. Alvarez is also a former two-time Bellator Lightweight Champion. He has also competed for the Japanese DREAM promotion, where he made his name in their inaugural Lightweight Grand Prix and also fought once for ProElite's EliteXC promotion. Alvarez is ranked the #1 lightweight in the world by Sherdog.

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Born (1984-01-11) January 11, 1984 (age 32)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Other names The Silent Assassin, The Underground King
Residence Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Nationality American
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Division Lightweight (155 lb)
Welterweight (170 lb)
Reach 69.0 in (175 cm)
Style Boxing, Kickboxing, Wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Fighting out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Team Ricardo Almeida BJJ
Blackzilians (formerly)
Rank Brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Years active 2003–present
Mixed martial arts record
Total 33
Wins 28
By knockout 15
By submission 7
By decision 6
Losses 5
By knockout 2
By submission 2
By decision 1
Draws 0
Other information
Notable school(s) Northeast Catholic High School
Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog

Eddie Alvarez is an American mixed martial artist who currently competes in the UFC, and is the former UFC Lightweight Champion. Alvarez is also a former two-time Bellator Lightweight Champion. He has also competed for the Japanese DREAM promotion, where he made his name in their inaugural Lightweight Grand Prix and also fought once for ProElite's EliteXC promotion. Alvarez is ranked the #1 lightweight in the world by Sherdog.

Alvarez is the first and only fighter to have won championships in both Bellator MMA and the UFC. He holds notable wins over former world champions Pat Curran, Michael Chandler, Shinya Aoki, Gilbert Melendez, Anthony Pettis and Rafael dos Anjos.

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