After clash procedural, Eddie Alvarez Bellator renews. Fighter compete belt in November against Michael Chandler
Intended by the UFC, Eddie Alvarez was taken for granted in the organization chaired by Dana White. However, the game turned in favor of its main competitor. Alvarez winning in court, had his contract terminated after Patricky Pitbull fighting in October of last year, Bellator overtook the values offered (undisclosed) and held the automatic renewal contract with former lightweight champion.
"I could not be happier now. We are trying to solve this from the beginning. We were able to compromise and leave it behind us.'m Happy to move on with my career - celebrated fighter."
Eyeing the growing market for MMA on tv's paid, Bellator stepped forward and confirmed the rematch worth the belt category lightweight between Alvarez and Michael Chandler, the same event that marks the debut of former UFC champions Tito Ortiz and Quinton Rampage in the main event of Bellator 106, first event format payperview the organization's history.
On the renewal of the contract of Eddie Alvarez, Bjorn Rebney, Bellator's president, said the end of the problems and explained what happened:
"When you have a business like this, there will be situations where you have conflict. When you have more than 175 fighters under contract, when you have large-scale relationships with approximately 130 television networks around the world, when you have sponsors, is just the nature of this industry and many others. You will conflict, "said Rebney.