Eddie Alvarez is an American mixed martial artist who is currently competing in UFC. In addition to that, he is a two times as well as the former Bellator Lightweight Champion. Eddie has also competed for Japanese DREAM promotion where he made his name in the inaugural Lightweight Grand Prix as well as he has also fought once for the ProElite’s EliteXC promotion. At present, he is ranked at number 4 Lightweight in the official UFC rankings and number 5 Lightweight in World by the Sherdog.
Eddie is the native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He came into this world on 11th January of the year 1984 which has now made him reach at the age of 32. Although he is known by the name Eddie Alvarez, as a child, he was named as Edward Alvarez. He is a tall guy with the height of five feet and nine inches that is 1.75 m. His weight has been listed as 70 kg. He is of Puerto Rican as well as Irish descent. He went to get his education from the Northeast Catholic High School. There, he competed wrestling and he was also a two times National Prep All-American as well as he was placed 6th in both the 2000 and 2001 at National Prep School Wrestling Championships in 145 lb weight class.
After completing his high school, he immediately pursued his professional career in the MMA with the first fight coming after only 8 months of formal training. He then won MFC Welterwieght Championship in his 7th professional fight in June of 2006 when he beated Derrick Noble via KO at just 1:01 of first round. After he decided to leave the Bodog, he quickly found new home in the EliteXC where he competed in 160 pound division against Ross Ebanez winning by the TKO.
Moving on to his personal life biography, Eddie has already got married. He is married to his beautiful wife named Jamie Alvarez. He utilized the financial success to move his family out of the Kensington and into the Northeast Philadelphia after the birth of his first son named Eddie Jr. Prior to that, Alvarez had also made two appearances on the TV show known as Bully Beatdown on the MTV where he knocked out both of his opponents. The news about his net worth has not bee found but to get more details about him, he can be followed in Instagram and Twitter.