Pick'em Leagues: THE BIG SHOW CASUAL BEST OF THE REST Single Event PvP: FANTASY POOLS Betting Leagues: THE BIG SHOW BEST OF THE REST

Eddie Alvarez vs. Shinya Aoki Rematch Booked For February, Sort Of

Print  
Posted By Message

FastKnockout

THE RUTHLESS ONE

FastKnockout Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:13,903
Career:1,983-1,102
Joined:Sep 2010
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,741
There have been rumors for months about Bellator staging a rematch between their lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and the Dream lightweight champion Shinya Aoki. Today, Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney confirmed the rumors and said the bout was signed for February - on one condition (via MMA Weekly):

The only hurdle left to go before the fight happens is Alvarez defending his Bellator lightweight title against tournament winner Mike Chandler in just over a week. That by no means is a gimmee. Rebney understands that and so does Alvarez.

"To be completely honest, Ed has got his hands full against Mike Chandler. Mike Chandler is an absolute freak of nature in terms of his wrestling. His stand-up has really come around. Chandler’s a beast," said Rebney.

LINK

Post #1   11/4/11 6:52:35PM   

Budgellism

Randy

Budgellism Avatar
14
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:14,134
Career:3,026-1,730
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
1,832
Eddie will get this one back. Unanimous Decision win if it happens.

_______________________________________

Post #2   11/4/11 7:08:30PM   

tcunningham

Combat Sport and Fitness

tcunningham Avatar
2

 
 
 


 
 
Posts:3,381
Career:540-380
Joined:Sep 2009
Chips:
672
aoki will get smashed here in the U.S. i couldnt care less about this rematch anymore. maybe a few years back but i think eddie is a much better fighter now than he was in DREAM

_______________________________________

Post #3   11/4/11 7:41:39PM   

ghandikush

MMA Sensei

ghandikush Avatar
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,376
Career:118-71
Joined:Jul 2011
Chips:
213
I would be interested in a rematch with Melendez in the DREAM ring.

Post #4   11/4/11 7:55:26PM   

Pookie

Remember Paul Herrera

Pookie Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,607
Career:1,951-1,087
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,788
Aoki's getting that ankle again.

_______________________________________
BJ Penn beat Frankie Edgar more times than Benson Henderson beat Frankie Edgar.

Post #5   11/4/11 8:11:26PM   

shaneTpain

Av Bet Record: 40-51

shaneTpain Avatar
5




 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,200
Career:1,660-1,039
Joined:Jul 2011
Camp: Project Mayhem
Chips:
995

Posted by Pookie

Aoki's getting that ankle again.



probably! u can never count out aoki

Post #6   11/4/11 9:02:43PM   

40ouncetpkid

MMA Sensei

40ouncetpkid Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,028
Career:289-174
Joined:May 2011
Camp: Octagon Winners
Chips:
165
Alvarez will do the same thing melendez did but put him to sleep.

Post #7   11/4/11 9:17:30PM   

ghandikush

MMA Sensei

ghandikush Avatar
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,376
Career:118-71
Joined:Jul 2011
Chips:
213

Posted by 40ouncetpkid

Alvarez will do the same thing melendez did but put him to sleep.



He hasnt put anyone to sleep standing that Ive seen.

Post #8   11/4/11 10:33:55PM   

Kpro

I STAB WATERBEDS!

Kpro Avatar
19
 
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:7,162
Career:2,663-1,374
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,880

Posted by ghandikush


Posted by 40ouncetpkid

Alvarez will do the same thing melendez did but put him to sleep.



He hasnt put anyone to sleep standing that Ive seen.



Regardless of who wins, Alvarez has KO'd multiple opponents on the feet, and Aoki has been KO'd multiple times on the feet. You probably just haven't watched enough of either fighter. I'm sure you can find their fights on the internet though to catch up.

Last edited 11/4/11 10:40PM server time by Kpro
Edit note/reason: n/a

_______________________________________
If I was 50 years younger I'd kick your ass!

Post #9   11/4/11 10:39:43PM   

40ouncetpkid

MMA Sensei

40ouncetpkid Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,028
Career:289-174
Joined:May 2011
Camp: Octagon Winners
Chips:
165

Posted by Kpro


Posted by ghandikush


Posted by 40ouncetpkid

Alvarez will do the same thing melendez did but put him to sleep.



He hasnt put anyone to sleep standing that Ive seen.



Regardless of who wins, Alvarez has KO'd multiple opponents on the feet, and Aoki has been KO'd multiple times on the feet. You probably just haven't watched enough of either fighter. I'm sure you can find their fights on the internet though to catch up.



Kpro X100000000000000 here.

You've never seen alvarez vs japanesse legend tawajiri who melendez just ko'd in his career defining fight so far? And Amada who's from legendary chutebox if you've heard about him.

Not to mention he ko'd ufc vets derrick noble who beat alves before and last a war in their 2nd fight after hurting alves to the body, and ko'd Aaron riley. The man's a monster boxer as also seen in his body punching clinic against curran who has a helluva a jaw. Huerta has an iron chin and so does neerso don't be fooled if alvarez isn't going around chuck liddelling everybody the man can punch and aoki's chin is pretty poor so if anybody can put him to sleep its alvarez who's a better boxer then melendez.

Post #10   11/4/11 11:12:25PM   

Chael_Sonnen

Follow.The.Buzzards

Chael_Sonnen Avatar
6





 
 
 


 
 
Posts:5,009
Career:1,277-785
Joined:May 2010
Chips:
1,409
Eddie TKO - - rd 3

_______________________________________
Mr. Playground
• 2010 - 2016 •

Post #11   11/5/11 12:29:32AM   

KungFuMaster

Heavyweight Champ

KungFuMaster Avatar
3


 
 
 


 
 
Posts:4,024
Career:423-342
Joined:May 2011
Camp: The Lone Ranger(s)
Chips:
654
Never saw the first one but hopefully I will see this one.

Post #12   11/5/11 2:05:18AM   

jay98107

MMA Sensei

jay98107 Avatar
10
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:1,060
Career:3,028-1,684
Joined:Jan 2007
Camp: Playground Legends
Chips:
275

Posted by KungFuMaster

Never saw the first one but hopefully I will see this one.



The first one is a pretty quick fight

Post #13   11/5/11 10:33:47AM   

BlueSkiesBurn

USCFootball.com

BlueSkiesBurn Avatar
1
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:6,667
Career:534-389
Joined:Jun 2008
Chips:
713

Posted by 40ouncetpkid
Kpro X100000000000000 here.

You've never seen alvarez vs japanesse legend tawajiri who melendez just ko'd in his career defining fight so far? And Amada who's from legendary chutebox if you've heard about him.

Not to mention he ko'd ufc vets derrick noble who beat alves before and last a war in their 2nd fight after hurting alves to the body, and ko'd Aaron riley. The man's a monster boxer as also seen in his body punching clinic against curran who has a helluva a jaw. Huerta has an iron chin and so does neerso don't be fooled if alvarez isn't going around chuck liddelling everybody the man can punch and aoki's chin is pretty poor so if anybody can put him to sleep its alvarez who's a better boxer then melendez.



While I don't share his enthusiasm, Alvarez can KO Aoki.

Post #14   11/6/11 2:36:16PM   

Pookie

Remember Paul Herrera

Pookie Avatar
8
 
 
 


 
 
Posts:9,607
Career:1,951-1,087
Joined:Apr 2007
Camp: The Ringers
Chips:
1,788
Alvarez can absolutely Ko Aoki, but i think Aoki's chin issues are overblown. The guy gets stopped by tremendous strikes everytime he gets put out.

_______________________________________
BJ Penn beat Frankie Edgar more times than Benson Henderson beat Frankie Edgar.

Post #15   11/6/11 4:26:47PM