Saturday night was a historic milestone for the UFC to say the least. The company’s biggest star knocked out the light heavyweight champion on top of the biggest card to become a multiple title holder. But for every winner there’s a loser, for every victory there is a defeat. Unfortunately for Eddie Alvarez he was on the later end of that statement, and lost his lightweight title in stunning fashion. After the fight he clearly looked disappointed as he felt he could’ve done more to stick to the script. Earlier today he released an instagram message to his fans reflecting on what went wrong during the fight.
Congrats to Connor and his camp on an amazing accomplishment , these guys continue to deliver ,hats off to you fellas . As for my performance , the only thing I can honestly say was I fucking blew it … I did nothing I trained , I did the complete opposite of what we planned on a daily basis for 10 weeks . To sum up our plan in a sentence it was “Go left and mostly wrestle ” instead I circled into his left hand and mostly boxed . Fighting the way I did was a for sure death sentence and the result was fitting . I say it all the time, there is really small margin for error at this level and I paid for my mistakes . I managed to make it to the biggest stage and audience in my long career and fucked it all up when I arrived , my heart sincerely hurts and when I dwell on it I fill up with regret and anger . If there was a list of what not to do against an Opponent of this nature I did ….View full article