Eryk Anders Sets His Next Fight
Former Alabama Football player Eryk Anders has booked his next UFC fight. Anders will take on Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Portland on April 11, 2020. Anders holds a professional MMA record of 13-4 and is 5-4 since entering the UFC. Jotko holds a professional MMA record of 21-4 and is 8-4 since entering the UFC. Both fighters enter the matchup on a two-fight winning streak.
Anders, best known to Alabama football fans for his seven tackles and forced fumble against the Texas Longhorns in the 2009 BCS National Championship has been fighting professionally since 2015. He has fought most of his career as a middleweight, 185 pounds. Anders has won UFC Performance of the Night two times and Fight of the Night one time. Jotko has won UFC Performance of the Night one time.
Heavyweights Alistair Overeem and Walt Harris will fight as the main event of the card. This will be the first fight for Harris since the tragic death of his stepdaughter Aniah Blanchard. Blanchard was abducted from an Auburn convenience store in October.