Former Bellator and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has been a free agent for some time now. However, mixed martial arts veteran has now signed with ONE Championship.
Taking to Twitter, ONE Championship CEO Chatri Sityodtong broke the news with a video from the fighting phenom.
“The moment of truth has arrived. I know you’ve heard the rumors. They’re true. We got our contract from [ONE Championship] and we’re all signed up…This couldn’t have went any smoother. It didn’t take too long, everyone is happy and I’m super excited. The Underground King is coming to ONE.”
Please join me in welcoming Eddie Alvarez to @ONEChampionship! I am super excited for our fans to witness Eddie's high octane, explosive dynamite KO style. Stay tuned for more big news! @Ealvarezfight pic.twitter.com/bM3K0COlie
— Chatri Sityodtong (@YODCHATRI) October 16, 2018