Eddie Alvarez hones his grappling but additionally sharpens the arms 

ONE Championship light-weight Eddie Alvarez has not made an look within the ONE circle since ONE on TNT 4 in April 2021. ‘The Underground King’ just lately teased a return to the cage within the close to future, and till then, the previous UFC and Bellator champion has been busy honing his abilities each on the mat and on the toes.

Posted on Alvarez’s Instagram story and Ricardo Almeida’s Instagram account, the Pennsylvania native gave followers a peak into his coaching, giving followers hope that he’ll grace the ONE circle along with his particular model of violence sooner relatively than later.

Check out the Instagram put up beneath:

While Alvarez spent a while working with Ricardo Almeida on grappling, ‘The Underground King’ is primarily recognized for his explosive standup abilities. Rest assured, the knockout artist spends loads of time placing in work on the pads.

In one other put up on his Instagram story, the American shared a short picture of himself sparring with skilled boxer ‘The New’ Ray Robinson.

Photo Credit: @ealvarezfight on Instagram
Photo Credit: @ealvarezfight on Instagram

Neither Alvarez nor ONE Championship have confirmed a return date. It was beforehand reported that the 38-year-old was supplied a battle to return at ONE Championship’s Tenth-anniversary occasion ONE X in March, however turned down the chance.

Recent feedback on Alvarez’s Twitter account have given followers hope {that a} return is across the nook.

Eddie Alvarez boasts some unimaginable numbers in blended martial arts

Over Eddie Alvarez’s practically 20 12 months profession, the fighter has racked up 30 victories, a number of championships and a few severely spectacular numbers. Alvarez has an 80 % end fee over the course of his profession with half of his 30 wins coming within the very first spherical.

Eddie Alvarez has scored 18 profession wins through knockout, which accounts for 60 % of his wins since he started competing in 2003. Throughout his profession, the American has competed in 8 totally different international locations throughout 11 promotions, together with his present residence with ONE Championship.

Perhaps essentially the most spectacular quantity related to Alvarez’s profession is 1,174. That’s the quantity of days Alvarez spent because the Bellator light-weight champion. ‘The Underground King’ additionally captured the UFC’s light-weight title earlier than shifting to ONE in 2019.

Alvarez confirmed a real return to kind when he defeated Eduard Folayang in an epic comeback in his sophomore look with the promotion.

No opponents have been introduced for his return, however followers have been clamoring for a possible trilogy bout with Asian MMA icon Shinya Aoki. The two have confronted one another twice, of their first bout in Okay-1 and the rematch below the Bellator banner.

With the sequence at 1-1, it appears like the proper alternative to see who takes the rubber match. Of course, followers can be excited to see Alvarez within the ONE circle regardless of who his subsequent adversary is.

Who would you wish to see Alvarez face in his extremely anticipated return?


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