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Bjorn Rebney says he matched Eddie Alvarez's deal

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12:56 PM ET 01.08 | Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney believes he has done enough to keep former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez with the organization. "I've got wild respect for Ed. In our contract with Ed, exactly like the UFC has in their contracts, we have the right to match. Ed went out and got an offer from the UFC, and we took a look at that offer, reviewed it for about eight days, and decided to match it dollar for dollar, deal point for deal point, term for term," Rebney said.

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