Eryk Anders was on Fight Island helping his teammate Walt Harris prepare for Alexander Volkov when he found out that Andreas Michailidis was out of his fight Nov. 14 fight with Antonio Arroyo. The UFC then offered Anders the fight and he decided to jump in and accept the short notice fight against Arroyo.
Anders flew from Abu Dhabi to Las Vegas and instead of heading back to his home state of Alabama to prepare for the fight, Anders decided to stay in Las Vegas to get ready for the fight, which will take place at the UFC Apex.
As Anders is getting ready for his middleweight bout, he spoke to MyMMANews about the matchup. You can see the full interview in the video above.
The current lineup for the UFC’s Nov. 14 card is below:
Louis Smolka vs. Jose Quinonez
Kanako Murata vs. Livinha Souza
Kay Hansen vs. Cory McKenna
Julian Marquez vs. Saparbek Safarov
Miranda Granger vs. Ashley Yoder
Eryk Anders vs. Antonio Arroyo
Zarrukh Adashev vs. Jeff Molina
Don’Tale Mayes vs. Roque Martinez
Rhys McKee vs. Alex Morono
Tony Gravely vs. Geraldo de Freitas
*Gabriel Benitez vs. Justin Jaynes was removed from this fight card after Benitez tested positive for COVID-19.