Sports Illustrated's Loretta Hunt stopped by "MMA Talking Heads" on Sunday (Jan. 27, 2013) to discuss the legal battle between Alvarez and Bellator in-depth. Alvarez, former Bellator champ, is attempting to move to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC); however, a contractual dispute (read more on that here) has the hottest 155-pound free agent at a vexing crossroads.
And, according to Hunt -- who has covered the story extensively for SI -- Alvarez could spend the next year fighting in a court room rather than a cage. She gives us the summary and the scoops after the first round late last week ended in favor of Bellator.
In addition, Hunt discussed the "controversial" illegal knee that Demetrious Johnson delivered to the head of John Dodson in the UFC on Fox 6 main event, which did not result in a point deduction from referee John McCarthy, who Hunt knows very, very well (she wrote the book on him ... literally).
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