|Date of Birth:||1987, August 12|
|Age:||32 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States|
|Height:||6 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Name||Eryk Anders|
|Birth Place||Clark Air Base, Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines|
|Famous Name||Eryk Anders|
|Net Worth||$1.9 million|
|Currently Working For||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
Anders states that “UFC is the pinnacle of the sport and it is an honor to fight for them.” He is married to Yasmin. Anders has an estimated net worth of about $1 million.
Eryk Anders was born on 12 August 1987 in Clark Air Base, Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines. Anders belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.
After completing his high school, Anders's next step education wise came when he completed his Health Studies at the University of Alabama. He worked as Customer service rep before tuning his career in fighting. He is the former linebacker for the University of Alabama.
Anders was born to his father, Gayle, retired Air Force captain and mother, Kerrie Lindberg and grew up with his siblings, Gayle, Mycal, Bryan, Tamra and, Jessica.
He played football at Smithson Balley High School and then for the Crimson Tide for three years as a linebacker. He was signed by Cleveland Browns of the NFL after his college.
As of 2018, Anders has a net worth of $1 million. His MMA career earning is estimated to be around $128,000 to date from UFC and is supported by many endorsements like Reebok and Budlight. He currently resides in Alabama, United States.
During the UFC on FOX 25, Anders received $2,500 after defeating Rafael Natal. He earned the 9th highest-paycheque of $28,000 ($14,000/$14,000) after defeating Markus Perez. Cub Swanson was the second highest earning fighter of the night making $76,000.
Anders received $19,500 ($16,000 to show, $3,500 Reebok sponsorship) through UFC on February 3, 2018 at the UFC Fight Night 125.
Anders began training for fighting in 2011 and began mixed martial arts career in 2012 as an amateur. He won his first professional match via TKO (punches) against Josh Rasberry in just 40 seconds.
Anders defeated his second match against DeMarcus Sharpe in the event of SFC-Southern Explosion on October 10, 2015, via Unanimous decision. His first Bellator MMA match came against Brian White where he won via TKO in 23 seconds on October 21, 2016.
Anders then signed with Legacy Fighting Alliance. He faced Jon Kirk where he won via TKO punches on March 10, 2017.
He won his second match against Brendan Allen via unanimous decision (49-46) and awarded the inaugural LFA Middleweight Championship.
Anders won his first UFC match against Rafael Natal via KO (punches) at UFC on FOX 25 where he replaced Alessio di Chirici who was suffered from the neck injury.
Recently, on February 3, 2018, Ander lost to Lyoto Machida in the event of UFC Fight Night Machida vs. Anders.
Anders is married to his wife, Yasmin since June 2016. The couple met in America through a mutual friend who did Jiu-Jitsu. Born in the city of Curitiba, his wife is a former Brazilian lawyer.
The couple together has a son.
The duo is together since 2015. He is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) and weighs is around 84 kg.