Eddie Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov being considered for UFC 206 in Toronto

The confusion over Eddie Alvarez’s next fight appears to be over, at least for now.

First, Eddie Alvarez was set to defend his newly-won 155 pound belt against featherweight champion Conor McGregor at…

Alvarez, 32, who just scored a career-defining technical knock out over former champ Rafael dos Anjos to take the lightweight belt. Ever since, rumors of a Conor McGregor fight for Alvarez’s first title defense have persisted until Wednesday, when Khabib Nurmagomedov’s name emerged as the first lightweight to get a crack at Eddie’s belt.