Alvarez Out of Dream.11 Fight with "JZ" Cavalacante

Written by Tom Ngo
July 5th, 2009


With lightweight sensation Eddie Alvarez slamming the breaks on a proposed Dream.11 match-up against Gesias “JZ” Cavalacante, “JZ” states that although Eddie wants out, he’s still a-go.

“They offered me Eddie Alvarez and I was excited, but it seems that he’s injured or had some other problem and won’t be able to fight in the event,” Cavalcante told TATAME.com. “I’m confirmed in DREAM.11, but I still have no opponent.”

Alvarez has had a busy past few months as he recently was married and, as expected, impressively ran through Bellator’s hectic tournament to capture their first-ever lightweight title.

Cavalcante is one of the division’s most talked about youngsters, however he hasn’t collected a win since September of 2007. The American Top Team fighter has gone 0-2 with one No Contest in three previous Dream appearances. He had rolled off 13 consecutive wins prior to this current skid.

The yet-to-be-announced DREAM.11 event will tak place sometime in September and will reportedly feature the semifinals of DREAM’s “Super Hulk” tournament, as well as the 3rdRound of their Featherweight Grand Prix.

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