Eddie Alvarez Parts Ways With ONE Championship Following Four-Fight Run

Former UFC champion Eddie Alvarez has departed the ONE Championship roster after a brief four-fight run.

Alvarez and ONE Championship recently agreed to part ways, per Nicolas Atkin of the South China Morning Post.

Alvarez, 38, first joined the Singapore-based promotion in 2019 following an eight-fight run in the UFC.

“I want to thank Chatri for the opportunity and I look forward to watching their continued success,” said Alvarez on social media after the news broke. “I’m officially a free agent and ready to hunt.”

Alvarez struggled during his ONE Championship campaign, attaining just one win through his four appearances for the promotion.

He lost his promotional debut in early 2019, getting stopped in the first round by Timofey Nastyukhin. The former UFC lightweight titleholder bounced back in his next fight, submitting Eduard Folayang later that year.

Alvarez then returned in 2021 for a two-fight run. The first of those two bouts ended in controversy, as punches to the back of opponent Iuri Lapicus’ head caused the bout to end via no contest in the first round.

Alvarez’s last fight for ONE was a unanimous decision loss to Ok Rae Yoon in April of last year.

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