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Barring settlement, Eddie Alvarez vs. Bellator MMA will stretch well into 2014

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Eddie Alvarez won't be fighting any time soon if his case with Bellator MMA goes to trial. According to documents filed Monday in U.S. district court, the two parties aren't required to see each other in court until after Sept. 15, 2014.

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Post #1   6/26/13 10:11:26PM   

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Eddie's gonna be irrelevant by the time he fights next. i hate this whole situation because i like ballator and im a big Eddie Alvarez fan. sounds to me like they are just trying to be as difficult as possible for each other.

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Post #2   6/26/13 10:14:31PM   

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Wow, talk about fucking a guy over...his monetary life, social life, family life, career! Absolutely fucked up!!

Post #3   6/26/13 10:56:45PM   

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When I first read the title I LOL'd because I thought it said:

"will stretch well into 2044"

Although its in the hands of the lawyers so maybe its a misprint and they meant that after all.

Post #4   6/27/13 2:33:44AM   

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Post #5   6/27/13 4:10:44AM   

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Can't say I'll be to excited to watch a 32 year old guy fight the best the UFC has to offer after a almost 3 year layoff. Sucks for Alvarez and its painting Bellator in a shitty light even if it is the lawyers!

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Post #6   6/27/13 6:34:26AM   

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Sucks for Eddie. I don't see how anyone would wanna sign with bellator
He is losing valuable time right now.

Post #7   6/27/13 7:08:38AM   

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Awesome. Nothing like shelving a fighter who's stock will drop as his age increases to show that you care about your fighters.

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Post #8   6/27/13 7:16:40AM   

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Posted by jae_1833

Wow, talk about fucking a guy over...his monetary life, social life, family life, career! Absolutely fucked up!!

He signed the contract and thinks he's above fulfilling it.


Edit: Pretty irresponsible behavior from a guy who seems to have another child born every 6 weeks.

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Post #9   6/27/13 7:55:17AM   

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At this point he should just fight for Bellator. I understand he thinks they're wrong, which is why you never sign jack shit unless you're 100% sure it's what you want. He was never top flight in the first place and UFC won't pay him anything after 2014.

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Posted by Svartorm

At this point he should just fight for Bellator. I understand he thinks they're wrong, which is why you never sign jack shit unless you're 100% sure it's what you want. He was never top flight in the first place and UFC won't pay him anything after 2014.



With you 100% on this!

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Post #11   6/27/13 11:00:35AM   

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This is a travesty, man.

Post #12   6/27/13 4:10:09PM