Critics are calling Eddie Alvarez‘s bout with Justin Gaethje the “fight of the year” and no one – around here at least – is disagreeing. At 3:59 into Round 3 The Underground King looked like he had an entire Giant Gobstopper stuffed into his cheek, but that didn’t stop him from launching a knee to Gaethje’s face securing a TKO victory and a new [self-proclaimed] title: Violent Champion of the World.
Eddie talked to us about the mind games he used to overpower Gaethje, hospital drama after the fight (don’t mess his wife), quick recovery time (I’m like a ninja, I heal), picking the most dangerous competitors and and what’s next with only one fight left on this UFC contract (don’t worry, he’s not going anywhere). Take a listen:
So what does The Most Violent Man in the UFC look like fresh out of The Octagon? Pretty damn good, like a champ should: