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Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier UFC on Fox 30 Pick, Preview, Odds, Predictions - 7/28/2018

Dustin Poirier vs Eddie Alvarez

UFC: Friday, July 28, 2018 (Calgary, Canada)

The Line: Alvarez +140/ Poirier -138 Over/Under: See the Latest Odds

TV: FOX

Eddie Alvarez is set to make his return to the octagon in July as the Underground King takes on Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 30 at Calgary, Alberta, Canada. This is expected to be a great fight as it is between two of the top fighters in the lightweight division.

The last time these two fighters met, the fight ended in a no contest due to Eddie Alvarez illegally kneeing Dustin Poirier in the head. This will play on the mind of Dustin Poirier who was very bitter about the experience. This time the Diamond will look to set the record straight by getting a win. Dustin Poirier is a very entertaining fighter and his stock in the UFC is rising fast. Beating Eddie Alvarez will give Poirier a chance of getting in the title picture which should excite him.

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Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier UFC on Fox 30 Pick, Preview, Odds, Predictions - 7/28/2018

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On the other side of the coin, Eddie Alvarez will look to beat his opponent and prove that he is still a top fighter. The Underground King is one of the top 3 fighters in this division and although he is ranked highly, it is unlikely that he will challenge for the title soon. Alvarez needs to continue winning if he wishes to remain in the title picture.

Taking everything into consideration, I am going to predict that Eddie Alvarez wins this fight. He is the better fighter and has much more experience on the big stage. While Poirier is very talented, I think Alvarez will show his class and get the win. As far as betting is concerned, we are getting a great price on Alvarez to win so that is the best option for wagering. In addition to that, expect this fight to end knockout since both fighters will go hard and look to end it.

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