Corey Anderson

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Birthday
22, 1989
Birthplace
Rockford, IL
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Rockford, IL

About

American mixed martial artist who gained fame by becoming the Light Heavyweight winner of the reality fighting show The Ultimate Fighter: Team Edgar vs. Team Penn. He defeated Justin Jones via unanimous decision later that year at UFC 181.

Before Fame

He was a wrestler at Newberry College in South Carolina. He later earned a degree in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater.

Trivia

He won the Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale via technical knockout in just 61 seconds, which became the fastest Ultimate Fighter finale in the show's history.

Family Life

He has brothers and sisters.

Associated With

He was inspired to start training in MMA after meeting fighter Ben Askren at Newberry College.