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Eryk Anders

Middleweight Division

14-7-0 (W-L-D)

8

Wins by Knockout

1

Wins by Submission

7

First Round Finishes

Eryk Anders

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Event Results

Info

Learn more about Eryk Anders' UFC history, fighter facts, and Q&A below.

Status
Active
Hometown
San Antonio, United States
Trains at
Fight Ready - Scottsdale, AZ
Fighting style
MMA
Age
35
Height
73.00
Weight
185.00
Octagon Debut
Jul. 23, 2017
Reach
75.00
Leg reach
43.50

Fighter Facts

  • Pro since 2015
     
  • Eight wins by KO, one by submission (RNC)
     
  • Seven first round finishes
     
  • Has won three of his last seven (3-3, 1 NC)
     
  • Last pre-UFC win was five-round decision over Brendan Allen on 6/23/17
     
  • Former linebacker for the University of Alabama
     
  • In 2009 National Championship game, had seven tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in a win over Texas
     
  • Had extensive amateur career

UFC History
UFC Fight Night
(5/21/22) Anders lost a three round split decision to Junyong Park 
UFC 269 (12/11/21) Anders was submitted by Andre Muniz via armbar at 3:13 of the first round
UFC 263 (6/12/21) Anders won a three round unanimous decision over Darren Stewart
UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) Anders’ bout with Darren Stewart was ruled a no contest at 4:37 of the first round due to an illegal knee landed by Anders
UFC Fight Night (3/13/21) Anders's bout against Darren Stewart was declared a no contest due to an illegal knee
UFC on ESPN (5/16/20) Anders lost a three round unanimous decision to Krzysztof Jotko
UFC Fight Night (10/12/19) Anders won a three round split decision over Gerald Meerschaert
UFC on ESPN (6/29/19) Anders knocked out Vinicius Moreira at 1:18 of the first round
UFC 236 (4/13/19) Anders lost a three round unanimous decision to Khalil Rountree Jr.
UFC 231 (12/8/18) Anders lost a three round split decision to Elias Theodorou
UFC Fight Night (9/22/18) Anders lost to Thiago Santos via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round three
UFC Fight Night (8/25/18) Anders knocked out Tim Williams at 4:42 of the third round
UFC Fight Night (2/3/18) Anders lost a five-round split decision to Lyoto Machida
UFC Fight Night (12/9/17) Anders won a three round unanimous decision over Markus Perez
UFC on FOX (7/22/17) Anders knocked out Rafael Natal at 2:54 of the first round

Q&A

TRAINING: 6:00-7:00: cardio, 7:00-8:00: mitt work, 8:00-9:00: wrestling, 9:00-10:00: jiu jitsu, 4:00pm repeat
When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in 2011
What ranks and titles have you held? Nogi Pan Ams – won a silver medal and a bronze medal. 
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? UFC is the pinnacle of the sport and it is an honor to fight for them.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? University of Alabama - Health Studies
What was your job before you started fighting? Customer service rep
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Golden gloves champ (Alabama)
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? LFA middleweight champ
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Brown belt in jiu-jitsu
Favorite grappling technique: Blast double
Favorite Striking technique: Left hand