- Published: Dec. 03, 2022, 5:30 a.m.
Eryk Anders lands a left on Junyong Park ufc astele.com” target=”_blank”>ufc in a middleweight fight at UFC Fight Night ufc 206 on Saturday, May 22, 2022, at UFC Apex in Las Vegas.(Photo through Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)
Former Alabama linebacker Eryk Anders will go back to the UFC Octagon for the primary time seeing that May 21 on Saturday night time. But lovers ufc of the Netflix collection “Cobra Kai” have visible Anders fight on account that then.
In the second one episode of the 5th season of “Cobra Kai,” Anders made his performing debut portraying an MMA fighter named Vincente who squares off against everyday character Johnny Lawrence. Netflix ufc launched the 5th season in September.
On Saturday, Anders may be fighting for real when he meets Kyle Daukaus in a middleweight bout in order to lead off the primary card of UFC on ESPN 42 at 9 p.m. CST at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. A pair of welterweight ufc fights are billed as co-principal occasions – Stephen Thompson vs. Kevin Holland and Bryan Barberena vs. Rafael Dos ufc Anjos. ESPN will televise the main-card ufc fights.
Anders lost the 1/3 break up choice of his UFC profession his final time in the Octagon, falling to South Korea’s Junyong Park in a middleweight fight on the main card of UFC Fight Night 206 on May 21 in Las Vegas.
Daukaus also is coming off a loss, but he become knocked out at 1:33 ufc ufc within the first round by Roman Dolidze on June 18 at UFC on ESPN 37 in Austin, Texas.
The loss dropped the Philadelphia fighter’s UFC record to two-three. He has an 11-3 report as an MMA pro.
Anders has a UFC document of mma 6-7 and seasoned MMA mark of 14-7. Anders is 4-five as a middleweight and 2-2 as a mild heavyweight in UFC.
“I’m 35, I’ve got fights left in this settlement, so those subsequent two fights are pivotal,” Anders informed the UFC’s legit website. “I’ve were given to exit there and I’ve got to win them and get a brand new settlement and permit it trip.
“I’m all approximately exciting fights, looking the end and looking to put men out. As lengthy as the UFC wants to maintain paying me to do so, I will thankfully oblige.”
Anders ufc performed football at Alabama from 2006 via 2009. In Anders’ final appearance — the BCS country wide championship sport — his fumble-causing sack of Texas quarterback Garret Gilbert gave the Crimson Tide the football on the Longhorns’ 3-backyard line whilst preserving a mma 24-21 lead with 3:02 left in the game. Anders led Alabama with seven tackles inside the 37-21 victory over the Longhorns for the primary of instruct Nick Saban’s six country wide titles with the Tide.
Mark Inabinett is a sports activities reporter for Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter at @AMarkG1.
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