|Real Name/Full Name
|Edward “Eddie” Alvarez
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|11 January 1984
|40 years old
|In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154.3 lbs
|Northeast Catholic High School
|Jamie Alvarez (m. 2008)
|Eddie Alvarez Jr, Aniston Alvarez, Alister Alvarez, Anthony Alvarez
|Mixed martial artist
Edward or Eddie Alvarez is a very talented mixed martial artist. He has his roots in America who fights in UFC. He has accomplished finely in Bellator, MMA, DREAM promotion, and ProElite’s EliteXC. He has been established as the pioneer and the only fighter who had been rewarded with the championships in from-Bellator MMA and UFC.
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Biography and Early Life
Eddie was conceived on the 11th of January in 1984 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the USA, located in Kensington. Irish people dominate the place, and he spent most of his childhood with friends of Irish descent only.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Eddie Alvarez in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Eddie Alvarez’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024 having been born on 11 January 1984. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154.3 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.
He completed his education at- Northeast Catholic High School. It was this place from where he developed an interest in wrestling. He became a varsity letterman in football, wrestling, and track. He started wrestling while he was just 11-year-old in a youth wrestling program. He received several partial scholarships to wrestle in colleges after completing his graduation in 2001, but he wished to completely direct his interest in martial arts.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He tied the holy knot with Jamie Alvarez and is a proud father of three little children. Apart from this, he has not revealed much information about his personal life to the media.
Is Eddie Alvarez Gay?
He is a happily married man and is currently enjoying his time with his family. Hence, it is clearly evident that he isn’t gay.
He initiated his boxing while he was just 8-year-old and his Dad and Frank Kubach at Front Street Gym. As soon as he finished his schooling, he got a job in MMA fighting. He firstly participated in ‘Ring of Combat 5’, where he won against Anthony Ladonna where he handled the same winner uniformity for the next two more years 1-0.
He represented the USA while he took part in Europhia and won three matches in 2005. In the following year, he won MFC Welterweight Championship, where he stood against Derrick Noble.
Next year he couldn’t win Bodog Fight since his body shape stood as a demerit. Later on, he accomplished a 160-pound division where he was a slice of EliteXC.
He altered his career while he adhered Bellator Fighting Championship in 2009 on the 3rd of April. He became the first-ever winner of Bellator’s Lightweight Championship against Toby Imada. Also, he just used a rear-naked choke. He stood beside this title till 2011 while waiting for he faced Michael Chandler at Bellator 58. Their Fight was named as ‘2011 Fight of the year’. He lost the Fight. Later he fought with Shinya Aoki and Patrick Freire and have won against them. In 2013, he rematched against Michael Chandler, and he won with a split decision to become Lightweight championship again.
In the year 2014, he was freed from Bellator’s contract.
He also became a part of UFC in the year 2014 on the 19th of August in the lightweight championship. Here he got an opportunity to stand in front of Gibert Melendez and Anthony Pettis, and as usual, he lost them under split decisions. He also faced Rafael dos Anjos in 2016 on the 7th of July for the UFC Lightweight Championship and also became a winner with a knockout and was honored with “Performance of the Night.”
He further went on to fight in many more minor and major championships and became a winner in some and a learner in some.
He had been the winner of many championships Shinya Aoki, Anthony Pettis, Rafael dos Anjos and lots more. He has been recognized with the title of – “The Underground King Knows him.” In MMA, he had won 29 out of 35 matches. He was also a National Prep All- American wrestler. In the past, he won-MFC Welterweight Championship and BodogFIGHT Welterweight Championship. He was also honored with UFC Lightweight Championship and held it for a short while.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Eddie Alvarez in 2024
As of 2024, he has an estimated net worth of $10 Million. He earns his wealth by being involved in fights and achieving bonus awards. He further has a huge fan base, so he achieves huge wealth by endorsing brands for some companies.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is indeed a superb player. In fact, on counting, it was revealed that out of all his wins, seven were of submission in MMA.
- In an interview, when asked, he said he was both Irish and Puerto Rican, and he believes he came to this earth to fight.
- His younger brother Albert is also a great martial artist.
Eddie Alvarez is a highly talented wrestler who developed his interest in the same while he was in high school. He has participated in various championships and has won many. He has been a part of-MMC Fighter Championship, Bellator Fighting Championship, UFC Lightweight Championship. He is indeed a great artist and is a source of inspiration for many young little fighters.