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WBO featherweight champion Shakur Stevenson made a successful 130 pound debut against Felix Caraballo, working him down to a sixth round stoppage victory in a non title fight at the MGM Grand Conference Center on Tuesday night.

Stevenson toyed with his opponent, breaking him down with every shot before, eventually ending the fight with a big body shot in the sixth round. The shot sent Caraballo to his knees and his gloves on the canvas and while stuck there because of the pains, the referee Tony Weeks was forced to end the fight at exactly 1:31 of the sixth.

With the win, the 2016 silver medallist Stevenson retained his unbeaten record and improved to (14-0, 8KOs). Stevenson was placed a 100-1 favourite, heading into the fight and he proved right the bookmarkers by winning all the five rounds (50-44, 50-44, 50-43) before the stoppage, dropping Caraballo (13-2-2, 9 KOs) twice in the first round…

Former UFC Champ Eddie Alvarez Joins ONE Championship

Former UFC Champ Eddie Alvarez Joins ONE Championship

16/10/2018

Former UFC Champ Eddie Alvarez Joins ONE Championship


Former UFC Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez has signed ONE Championship after running out of his contract with the UFC in July becoming a free Agent.

The News was announced by  ONE CEO and Chairman Chatri Sityodtong after Eddie Alvarez (29-6) inked the contract on disclosed terms.
Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to @ONEChampionship ! I am super excited for our fans to witness Eddie's high octane, explosive dynamite KO style. Stay tuned for more big news!

@Ealvarezfight pic.twitter.com/bM3K0COlie
— Chatri Sityodtong (@YODCHATRI)
October 16, 2018
AccordingAto reports, Eddie Alvarez had offers from the top MMA banners UFC and BellatorMMA but couldn't agree to their terms, which has now prompted his move to the Asian Based MMA Promotion.

Alvarez left the UFC on the back of a Knockout loss to Dustin Poirier  at UFC on FOX 30, owning victories against ex-Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez, ex-UFC champ Anthony Pettis, and then-undisputed champ Rafael dos Anjos to win the UFC lightweight title.

Alvarez lost his UFC title to Conor McGregor by second round Knockout, marking the end of a very short titll reign.

Signing with ONE Championship will see him chase for a title a third MMA Promotion in his professional career. A two time Bellator Champion And UFC.

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