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Alvarez finishes Freire in thriller

Updated: October 12, 2012, 11:52 PM ET
By Brett Okamoto | ESPN.com

Amid speculation of what his future holds, Eddie Alvarez delivered perhaps his best performance under the Bellator Fighting Championships banner.

In the final fight of his current contract, Alvarez landed a well-timed head kick that flattened Patricky Freire along the fence for a highlight-reel knockout with just six seconds remaining in the first round at Bellator 76.

After the fight, Alvarez downplayed the significance of the win, although the former lightweight champion ...

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