Newly crowned LFA champion, Eryk Anders will make his UFC debut on short notice. Anders will fill in for the injured Alessio Di Chirico and take on Rafael Natal. They will meet at UFC on Fox 25 on July 22 in Long Island, New York.
Anders played linebacker for the University of Alabama before turning to MMA. He is undefeated and coming off a win over Brandan Allen for the vacant LFA middleweight title.
Natal, a long time UFC veteran is on a two-fight losing streak.