Eryk Anders was successful in his short-notice UFC debut at UFC Long Island, clobbering UFC mainstay Rafael Natal. Below is an excerpt from our Fightful.com live coverage
Rafael Natal vs. Eryk Anders
Round One: The round begins with Natal attacking Anders with some leg kicks, Natal then attacks Anders with a few rights. Anders nails Natal with a left just before eating a right, Anders rocks Natal with a few lefts and a right. Natal comes forward and he cracks Anders with a left hook, Natal goes for a takedown and Anders cracks him with a head kick. Anders scores a takedown on Natal and he attacks him with a few strikes, Natal scrambles to his feet while eating a knee strike from Anders. Anders destroys Natal with a pair of lefts and natal goes down as the referee jumps in.
Official Result: Eryk Anders def. Rafael Natal by KO via strikes (2:54, R1)