Eddie alvarez, recognized and historical fighter of MMA, was back in the cage this Thursday night. This being the case, in ONE Championship, the legendary mixed martial artist was suspended for illegal beating his rival. While he is looking to fight for the title, something he has not been able to do for a long time, some believe he was improperly sanctioned. Due to blows to the neck, according to what can be seen in the cameras, he did not end his fight with Iuri Lapicus.
Being that way, after the long-awaited contest is over, Alvarez acknowledged the following: «Iuri I was turning my head to the other side and the referee warned me, he said ‘behind the head, Eddie. So you watch me take my head and I start to push his head into my punch. You will see it on the tape. When the referee warns me, I grab my own head and push Iuri’s to the side of the coming blow.
“On top of that, I felt that as long as I hit my ear at some point, it’s legal. The referee is here, whatever call he makes, that’s the decision. I apologize. I hope Iuri is okay because this game is very dangerous. The only thing that matters to me is that everyone here is honestly safe and can go home to their family when they are done. I’m praying for Iuri right now, “he said Eddie alvarez.
Was it the anxiety?
In the previous one, Eddie He said, “I’m a little nervous because I’m not used to having so much free time. There are pros and cons. I’ve been fighting for 20 years, I’ve had promoters breathing me down for a fight for 20 years, so it’s not bad to have a year where someone isn’t, ‘hey, you’re going to fight this guy, you’re going to fight that guy.’ Pressure relief is good, it kind of helps you lose it. “
The former UFC and Bellator Lightweight champion had no problem entering the Octagon again, apart from the fact that he is already accompanied by several years of life in his physique and had been inactive for many months. Yes OK Eddie alvarez He was dominating in the cage, the fists on the nape of his rival ended up leaving him without the opportunity to achieve the victory that could leave him as the most outstanding Lightweight in the world.
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