Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez's Professional MMA debut
Alvarez made his professional debut against Anthony Ladonna on December 14, 2003, fighting on the main card of Ring of Combat 5.
He made a winning start to his career, defeating Anthony Ladonna who carried a 0-0-0 professional MMA record into the fight.
Eddie Alvarez beat Anthony Ladonna by KO/TKO at 3:57 of Round 1.
Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez's Ultimate Fighting Championship Career
Alvarez made his debut in the UFC against Donald Cerrone on September 27, 2014, fighting on the co-main event of UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso having compiled a 25-3-0 professional MMA record.
Eddie Alvarez lost to Donald Cerrone by Decision at 5:00 of Round 3.
Since his debut, Alvarez has gone on to fight a total of 8 more times in the UFC. His UFC record stands at 4-3-0 with 1 no contest.
Winning the belt: UFC Lightweight Championship against Rafael dos Anjos
Alvarez won the UFC Lightweight Championship defeating Rafael dos Anjos on July 7, 2016 at UFC Fight Night 90: Dos Anjos vs. Alvarez.
This was Alvarez's 1st UFC championship fight.
Eddie Alvarez beat Rafael dos Anjos by KO/TKO at 3:49 of Round 1. Eddie Alvarez took home an extra bonus after being awarded with Performance of the Night.
Title loss: Losing the UFC Lightweight Championship to Conor McGregor
Alvarez lost his UFC Lightweight title to Conor McGregor on November 12, 2016 at UFC 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor.
The loss meant that Alvarez had made no successful defences of the UFC lightweight title.
Eddie Alvarez lost to Conor McGregor by KO/TKO at 3:04 of Round 2.
The first man to defeat Justin Gaethje
Alvarez defeated the previously unbeaten Justin Gaethje on December 2, 2017, at UFC 218: Holloway vs. Aldo 2. Justin Gaethje came into the fight with a 18-0-0 record. Alvarez was a +150 betting underdog going into the fight. Eddie Alvarez beat Justin Gaethje by KO/TKO at 3:59 of Round 3. Both fighters earned a post-fight bonus, after the bout was awarded Fight of the Night.
Outside the UFC
After his UFC stint, Alvarez took his next fight at ONE on March 31, 2019, fighting against Timofey Nastyukhin on the main card of ONE Championship: A New Era.
Eddie Alvarez lost to Timofey Nastyukhin by KO/TKO at 4:05 of Round 1.
When was Eddie Alvarez's last win?
Alvarez's last win came against Eduard Folayang at ONE Championship on Friday August 2, 2019. Eddie Alvarez beat Eduard Folayang by Submission at 2:16 of Round 1.