Eddie Wineland is a professional mixed martial artist from the United States. He is now signed to and competes in the Bantamweight division of the UFC, the world’s most well-known and well-respected American mixed martial arts (MMA) organization.

Quick Info 
Full NameEdward Alan Wineland Jr.
Date Of BirthJune 26, 1984
Birth PlaceHouston, Texas, USA
FatherN/A
MotherN/A
SiblingsBrother
ProfessionMixed Martial Artist
SexualityMale
Martial StatusMarried
WifeAmber wedded
Children2
Height5 feet 7.5 inches
Weight
61 Kg
Age38 Years
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAmerican
Body MeasurementN/A
Hair Colorlight brown tone
Eye ColorBluish- green
Zodiac SignCancer
Net Worthover $700,000

Bio

Edward Alan Wineland Jr. was born in Houston, Texas, in the United States on June 26, 1984. He lives in Westville, Indiana, in the United States. He also has a younger brother, who was tragically burned 98 percent of his body at the tender age of two in an accident. However, the youngster has always served as an inspiration to his older brother Eddie. Wineland has not revealed the name of his parents yet.

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Physical Features

Eddie Wineland is a slick-moving fighter who uses his little weight and slick maneuvers to his advantage in his wrestling and striking-heavy combat style. Wineland stands at a height of 5 feet 7.5 inches (173 cm) and weighs roughly 61 kg (135 lbs). His hair is a light brown tone, and his eyes have a bluish-green hue. The top athlete now has a mustache and is well-known for it.

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Education

Wineland earned his high school diploma from Chesterton High School in Porter County, Indiana. Wineland grew up participating in wrestling at his high school. He began training for MMA with a friend at Duneland Vale Tudo gym in Hobart, Indiana, after graduating at the age of 17.

 

Married Life

On August 15, 2015, Wineland and his wife Amber wedded. The couple is the parents of two children. Eddie has a wonderful relationship with his wife and sons. The boxer often practices techniques and abilities with his sons, and the two younger siblings spend a lot of quality time together and with their father, whether fishing or practicing shooting abilities. His sons are known as Jack Attack and Bam Bam.

Amber wedded
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Career

Eddie grew up in a wrestling family. Eddie began training for MMA with a friend at Duneland Vale Tudo after graduating from Chesterton High School at the age of 17. He won his first MMA battle against a 37-year-old man after two months of training. The Indiana native began his career competing in a variety of regional organizations in his home state of Indiana. He has won two “Knockout of the Night” accolades throughout his WEC career.

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Eddie challenged former WEC Featherweight Champion Urijah Faber on March 19, 2011, after the WEC and WFC merged in 2010. At UFC 128 he was defeated by a unanimous decision. In addition, he lost his second UFC fight. He was defeated by Joseph Benavidez in a unanimous decision at UFC on Versus 5 on August 14, 2011. On June 8, 2012, he defeated Scott Jorgensen at UFC on FX3.

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Wineland was able to take off the difficult player in the second round. He was also named Fight of the Night for the entertaining encounter. He went on to defeat Brad Pickett, Yves Jabouin, Frankie Saenz, and Takeya Mizugaki after the spectacular fight, but he lost to then-Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao, Johnny Eduardo, and Bryan Carraway.

 

Social Media

Eddie Wineland is active on social media like Instagram and Twitter. He has 19.5K followers on his Instagram account (@eddiewineland) and 28.2K followers on his Twitter account (@EddieWineland).

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Net Worth

Eddie Wineland is said to have earned $580,500 from his fights, minus endorsements, according to some sources. According to reports, he was paid $77,000 following UFC 238, which included a $31,000 winning bonus and $5,000 in incentive week award.

Similarly, Wineland’s purse has been around $35,000 every fight, with a $15,000 endorsement bonus. Edward is a full-time firefighter in LaPorte, India, in addition to his MMA career. Eddie Wineland is estimated to have a net worth of over $700,000.

Edward has stated that he enjoys not being completely reliant on his UFC career for financial support.

 

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