I'm going to give Alvarez the benefit of the doubt and assume he gets through the first round, but I feel as they go into the second round and both fighters loosen up, McGregor will find his range and clip him resulting in lights out for Alvarez.
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Conor McGregor's current renown revolves around record-breaking purses, trash-talking insults and eerily accurate personal prophecies. "But I think Eddie is slightly the easier fight because he's orthodox and doesn't have quite the submission game as dos Anjos".
Still, that didn't seem to matter one bit when she bumped into the Irishman and got all giddy ahead of his lightweight superfight with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. "And he's never, ever fought anyone in the UFC like me". Since I've been in the UFC, those are the fights I've gotten. It is also the flawless opportunity for both to cement their legacy as Poland's best female fighter and as the undisputed champion of the world. He still fights like the man who signed with the UFC while still on Ireland's social welfare system.
The New York City card will be headlined by a bout between UFC heavyweight champion Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez.
McGregor has only seen his profile rise in 2016, and that's why he'll dominate headlines for the next week despite a NY card that features two other title fights and four former champions all in action.
"So I chose to make an investment in myself and go all in", Alvarez said.
"Vacate? We'll see about that", McGregor said.
He lost that battle initially before later getting his way, much like what's happened now that he's in the UFC. That remains to be seen.
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But Mendes was fighting on less than two weeks' notice, and punished McGregor with takedowns and ground and pound in the first round.
Another UFC fighter was flagged for a potential anti-doping policy violation this week, with the United States Anti-Doping Agency announcing that veteran Tom Lawlor was provisionally suspended due to the results of an out-of-competition sample collected October 10. I don't think there's a thought or a feeling inside a cage that will help you in your performance.
While McGregor continues his preparations, Alvarez has methods of his own as he comes to the end of his training.
Neither Alvarez nor McGregor is strong in terms of defensive striking. As Nate Diaz displayed in a matchup at UFC 196 in March, McGregor can be defeated He's also resilient, though, which he showcased when he bested Diaz in their rematch at UFC 202 in August.
So that now only leaves us with the fortune part of this discussion, which is very unfortunate for Alvarez. There's no indication if the post-fight announcement he's teased hinges on the result.
However, despite this looking like an incredibly tough situation for McGregor, his camp isn't too concerned with the task at hand.
But Alvarez knows that despite holding the belt, he's the B-side in this promotion.
Alvarez has a strong background in boxing and wrestling, making him a dual threat, and has been to able to evolve his game plan over the years, winning the Bellator lightweight title before claiming UFC gold.
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