Former UFC light-weight winner Eddie Alvarez is open up to a trilogy battle with Dustin Poirier.
Responding to a fan’s put up on X stating that he’d defeat the likes of Poirier, Michael Chandler and Justin Gaethje, Alvarez claimed he currently conquer all of them.
While he did defeat Chandler in Bellator and Gaethje in the UFC, he hardly ever beat Poirier regardless of preventing him twice which is a thing “The Diamond” designed sure to issue out.
“Not me cuh,” Poirier responded.
Alvarez replied soon soon after though proposing a opportunity trilogy battle amongst them.
“You obtained it again in the 2nd combat respect,” Alvarez mentioned. “But let’s be real… I out dogged you the first match up. I’d def do it once again if we rumbled a 3rd.”
Poirier has not replied as of yet.
Alvarez and Poirier first achieved again in Might 2017. “The Underground King” experienced the upper hand for the duration of the contest, but would go on to illegally knee the Lafayette native on the floor. With Poirier not able to keep on, the struggle was at some point ruled a no contest.
They would ultimately settle items in the rematch over a year later on in July 2018 exactly where irrespective of starting up properly the moment again, Alvarez ended up receiving rocked and eventually finished through TKO by Poirier.
It was Alvarez’s very last struggle in the UFC as he would sooner or later come to be a free of charge agent and indication a rewarding contract with Singapore-based advertising Just one Championship afterwards that 12 months. Regardless of boasting a substantially more valuable deal, Alvarez would only go 1-2 with a person no contest about 4 fights in Asia ahead of amicably parting techniques very last 12 months.
The previous Bellator winner would go on to indication with Bare Knuckle FC (BKFC) exactly where he would gain in his debut by outpointing Chad Mendes in the co-main party of BKFC 41 back again in Could.
While the 39-calendar year-old is signed with BKFC, Alcarez revealed he experienced versatility to struggle anyplace he wished.
“I can really significantly do what I like,” Alvarez reported prior to his fight with Mendes. “I partnered with Dave [Feldman] and partnered with his team. I’m sort of wanting ahead to — we’ll see how this goes. It’s a new enterprise for me. It’s anything I’m psyched about, and we’ll see how this goes. But I can do whichever I want. I do have solutions.”
No matter whether that option is a trilogy with Poirier in the long term stays to be viewed, specifically as the latter is continue to contracted to the UFC.