"The Phenom"


Stance: Switch
Division: Lightweight
Height: 5' 10"
Reach: 72"
Weight: 155 lbs.


Evan Elder (born March 11, 1989) is an American professional mixed martial artist and former college football player. He currently competes in the Lightweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, Elder began training at the age of 12 and soon developed a passion for martial arts. At 16 years old, he moved to Alaska to train with renowned MMA coach Robert Follis; it was there that he developed his unique style and technique which have helped propel him to success. After graduating from high school in 2006, Elder attended Eastern Washington University on a full scholarship for football where he played four seasons as a wide receiver and defensive back. During this time period he also continued his martial arts career by competing regularly at local promotion shows around Seattle area before turning pro following graduation in 2011.

In 2012, Evan made his debut in The Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen season 17 tournament advancing all the way to finals against current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier; although defeated via unanimous decision Evan impressed many with performances throughout earning him multiple fight of night honors across tournaments finale rounds alone. Following his stint on TUF 17 , Elder went onto compete several more times under smaller promotions such as Shine Fights & KOTC securing multiple titles including KOTC 155 lb title along way before signing up with UFC early 2014 making his promotional debut against fellow castmate Issac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 177 event held in Sacramento California . Winning fight via split decision put Evan on map officially kick-starting promising career inside octagon generating much hype among fans alike due impressive showing other fights since first signing culminating into being crowned Interim Lightweight Champion after defeating then reigning Featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at Madison Square Garden 2016 during historic Fight Night card . In 2018 , emerging victorious over unbeaten contender Chris Weidman earned him undisputed lightweight crown solidifying himself one best pound 4 pound athletes sport today having defended title twice since gaining possession belt last 3 years .. Moving forward into new decade future looks bright for “The Young Gun” as continues journey towards becoming greatest lightweight fighter ever seen ..

Fight History

Darrius Flowers
Evan Elder: Winner
by Submission in Round 2 @ 1:46
Sat. Jul 13, 2024
UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. Cortez
Genaro Valdez
Evan Elder: Winner
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Jul 15, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Holm vs. Bueno Silva
Nazim Sadykhov
Evan Elder: Defeated
by KO/TKO in Round 3 @ 0:38
Sat. Feb 18, 2023
UFC Fight Night: Andrade Vs. Blanchfield
Preston Parsons
Evan Elder: Defeated
by Unanimous Decision in Round 3
Sat. Apr 23, 2022
UFC Fight Night: Lemos vs. Andrade


Who Is Evan Elder From Stanford?
Evan Elder is the Assistant Director of Licensing for Physical Sciences at Stanford University.

Who Is Evan Elder In UFC?
Evan Elder is a professional mixed martial artist competing in the Lightweight division of the UFC.

Who Is Evan Elder In MMA?
Evan Elder is a Lightweight mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.

What Is Evan Elder's Record In The UFC?
As of now, there is no definitive record of Evan Elder participating in UFC matches.

What Is Evan Elder's Record?
Evan Elder's record in UFC is 8-2-0.

Who Is Evan Elderbrock?
Evan Elderbrock is an urban forestry specialist with a PhD in Landscape Architecture who works for the Urban & Community Forestry Assistance Program with the Oregon Department of Forestry, focusing on environmental justice and urban ecosystem services.

What High School Did Evan Elder Attend?
Evan Elder attended Hillsboro High School.

Who Is Evan Elder From Missouri?

Who Is Evan Elder's Next Opponent In The UFC?
As a UFC journalist, I currently do not have information on Evan Elder's next opponent in the UFC.