Corey
Anderson
5-0-0( W-L-D )

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 2 fights.
Record: 5-0-0
Summary: Wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: Beastin 25/8
From: Rockford, IL USA
Fights Out Of: Rockford, IL USA
Age: 25
Height: 6' 3" ( 190 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
College: University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Degree: Business Administration

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
37
65% Successful
24
Types of Successful Strikes
0
24
38% Standing
29%
33%
9
7
8
Striking Defense
80
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
2
100% Successful
2
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
0
0
Takedown Defense
0
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay
UPCOMING
Corey Anderson Dec 6, 2014
-- -- -- -- --
Gian Villante -- -- -- --
Corey Anderson Jul 6, 2014
24 2 0 0 R1 KO/TKO
Matt Van Buren 2 0 0 0

Biography

TRAINING: Hard work every day

When and why did you start training for fighting?
I started fighting in 2012 after graduating college and training to try out for the Olympic wrestling team with Ben Askren. He persuaded me into the sport of mixed martial arts instead.

What ranks and titles have you held?
XFL light heavyweight champ

Do you have any heroes?
Warren Sapp and Muhammad Ali

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC?
I’m one step closer to my goal / dream of being the world champion.

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
I graduated from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater with my degree in Business Administration. And I have an Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts from Lincoln College.

What was your job before you started fighting?
College wrestling coach and a Supervisor at Holland Trucking and Freight

Specific accomplishments in amateur competition?
Two-time college wrestling All-American, once in Junior College (6th) and once in NCAA D3 (2nd)

Favorite grappling technique:
Using my wrestling hip pressure to control top positions.

Favorite striking technique:
Using my reach
•    Team Edgar on TUF 19

•    Pro since 2013

•    Three wins by KO

•    Three first round finishes

Career

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