Eddie Wineland (born June 26, 1984) is an American mixed martial artist who competes in the Bantamweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. A professional competitor since 2003, Wineland is a former WEC Bantamweight Champion. As of 26 July 2018, he is the #15 ranked contender in the official UFC bantamweight rankings.
|Born||June 26, 1984|
Houston Texas, United States
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Weight||135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)|
|Reach||69 in (175 cm)|
|Style||Wrestling, Kickboxing, BJJ|
|Fighting out of||Chesterton, Indiana, United States|
|Team||New Breed Academy Chicago, Duneland Vale Tudo, Applied Strength and Conditioning and SubCulture|
|Rank||Blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu|
|Mixed martial arts record|
|Mixed martial arts record from Sherdog|
last updated on: August 5, 2013
Wineland was born in Houston, Texas and has one younger brother. Wineland grew up competing in wrestling and graduated from Chesterton High School in Porter County, Indiana when he was 17 years old. He began his training for MMA with a friend at Duneland Vale Tudo. Two months later, Wineland fought a 37-year-old man and won. Wineland's brother is an inspiration for his fighting career. When his brother was two years old, he burned 98% of his body in an accident.
Mixed martial arts careerEdit
Wineland began his mixed martial arts career competing in regional organizations in his native Midwestern United States. He had compiled a total of 15 professional fights before signing with World Extreme Cagefighting.
World Extreme CagefightingEdit
Wineland became the inaugural WEC Bantamweight Champion after defeating Antonio Banuelos via first-round TKO at WEC 20. Wineland lost the title in his first defense against Chase Beebe by unanimous decision at WEC 26: Condit vs. Alessio.
Wineland was scheduled to face Charlie Valencia on June 20, 2010 at WEC 49, but Valencia was forced off the card with an injury. Wineland eventually faced Will Campuzano. Wineland defeated Campuzano via second-round TKO, earning Knockout of the Night honors.
Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipEdit
On October 28, 2010, World Extreme Cagefighting merged with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. As part of the merger, all WEC fighters were transferred to the UFC.
Wineland was expected to face Demetrious Johnson on January 28, 2012 at UFC on Fox 2 However, on December 10, Dana White stated Johnson had been pulled from the bout and be a participant in the UFC's inaugural Flyweight tournament in March. Wineland was then expected to face Johnny Bedford. However, Wineland himself was forced out of the bout with an injury and replaced by promotional newcomer Mitch Gagnon.
Wineland next faced Scott Jorgensen on June 8, 2012 at UFC on FX 3. Wineland defeated Jorgenson via second-round knockout, notable for the fact it marked the first time the durable Jorgensen had been stopped via KO. The performance earned both participants Fight of the Night honors.
Wineland was expected to face then current Interim UFC Bantamweight Champion Renan Barão on June 15, 2013 at UFC 161. However, on May 21 it was confirmed that Barão had pulled out if the bout, citing a foot injury. With, Barão's departure, Wineland was removed from the card as well.
The bout with Barão eventually took place on September 21, 2013 at UFC 165. After winning the first round, Wineland lost the fight via TKO in the second round after he was dropped with a spinning kick and follow up flurry, forcing a referee stoppage.
Wineland attended college for one and half years and is a full-time firefighter in LaPorte, Indiana. He also works part-time for a maintenance company. Wineland and his wife Amber have two children.
Championships and awardsEdit
- Ultimate Fighting Championship
- World Extreme Cagefighting
- Total Fight Challenge
- TF Challenge Bantamweight Championship (One time)
- 2010 All-Violence 1st Team
Mixed martial arts recordEdit
|Professional record breakdown|
|38 matches||24 wins||13 losses|
|Win||24–13–1||Grigory Popov||TKO (punches)||UFC 238||June 8, 2019||2||4:47||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||23–13–1||Alejandro Pérez||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: dos Santos vs. Ivanov||July 14, 2018||3||5:00||Boise, Idaho, United States|
|Loss||23–12–1||John Dodson||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov||April 22, 2017||3||5:00||Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Win||23–11–1||Takeya Mizugaki||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fox: VanZant vs. Waterson||December 17, 2016||1||3:04||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||22–11–1||Frankie Saenz||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fox: Holm vs. Shevchenko||July 23, 2016||3||1:54||Chicago, Illinois, United States||Performance of the Night.|
|Loss||21–11–1||Bryan Caraway||Decision (unanimous)||UFC on Fox: Dillashaw vs. Barão 2||July 25, 2015||3||5:00||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||21–10–1||Johnny Eduardo||KO (punches)||UFC Fight Night: Brown vs. Silva||May 10, 2014||1||4:37||Cincinnati, Ohio, United States|
|Win||21–9–1||Yves Jabouin||TKO (punches)||UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Thomson||January 25, 2014||2||4:16||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Loss||20–9–1||Renan Barão||TKO (spinning back kick and punches)||UFC 165||September 21, 2013||2||0:35||Toronto, Ontario, Canada||For the interim UFC Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||20–8–1||Brad Pickett||Decision (split)||UFC 155||December 29, 2012||3||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States|
|Win||19–8–1||Scott Jorgensen||KO (punches)||UFC on FX: Johnson vs. McCall||June 8, 2012||2||4:10||Sunrise, Florida, United States||Fight of the Night.|
|Loss||18–8–1||Joseph Benavidez||Decision (unanimous)||UFC Live: Hardy vs. Lytle||August 14, 2011||3||5:00||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||18–7–1||Urijah Faber||Decision (unanimous)||UFC 128||March 19, 2011||3||5:00||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Win||18–6–1||Ken Stone||KO (slam)||WEC 53||December 16, 2010||1||2:11||Glendale, Arizona, United States||Knockout of the Night.|
|Win||17–6–1||Will Campuzano||TKO (body punch)||WEC 49||June 20, 2010||2||4:44||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada||Knockout of the Night.|
|Win||16–6–1||George Roop||Decision (unanimous)||WEC 46||January 10, 2010||3||5:00||Sacramento, California, United States|
|Win||15–6–1||Manny Tapia||Decision (unanimous)||WEC 43||October 10, 2009||3||5:00||San Antonio, Texas, United States|
|Loss||14–6–1||Rani Yahya||Submission (rear-naked choke)||WEC 40||April 5, 2009||1||1:07||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Win||14–5–1||Wade Choate||Submission (punches)||C3: Domination||November 22, 2008||1||2:29||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||13–5–1||Jason Tabor||KO (punches)||Total Fight Challenge 11||February 19, 2008||2||4:42||Hammond, Indiana, United States||Won the Total Fight Challenge Bantamweight Championship.|
|Loss||12–5–1||Chase Beebe||Decision (unanimous)||WEC 26||March 24, 2007||5||5:00||Las Vegas, Nevada, United States||Lost the WEC Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||12–4–1||Dan Swift||Decision (unanimous)||Total Fight Challenge 7||February 10, 2007||2||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||11–4–1||Antonio Banuelos||KO (head kick and punches)||WEC 20||May 5, 2006||1||2:36||Lemoore, California, United States||Won the inaugural WEC Bantamweight Championship.|
|Win||10–4–1||Kurt Deeron||TKO (punches)||Duneland Classic 3||March 25, 2006||2||2:26||Portage, Indiana, United States|
|Win||9–4–1||Tim Norman||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Total Fight Challenge 5||February 18, 2006||1||2:40||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||8–4–1||Justin Hamm||TKO (punches)||ECF: Beatdown At The Fairgrounds 5||February 11, 2006||2||4:55||Indianapolis, Indiana, United States|
|Win||7–4–1||Christian Nielson||Decision||Courage Fighting Championships 4||January 7, 2006||3||5:00||Lincoln, Illinois, United States|
|Win||6–4–1||John Hosman||Submission (rear-naked choke)||IHC 9: Purgatory||November 19, 2005||1||3:18||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||5–4–1||Steve Hallock||TKO (punches)||Total Fight Challenge 4||September 17, 2005||2||4:40||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||4–4–1||Chad Washburn||Submission (choke)||Duneland Classic 2||August 6, 2005||2||N/A||Portage, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||3–4–1||Brandon Carlson||TKO (knee injury)||XKK: Xtreme Cage Combat||October 23, 2004||N/A||N/A||Curtiss, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||3–3–1||Jim Bruketta||Submission (rear-naked choke)||Total Martial Arts Challenge 2||August 28, 2004||1||N/A||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||3–2–1||Tim Panicucci||TKO (punches)||Freestyle Combat Challenge 14||March 6, 2004||1||4:56||Racine, Wisconsin, United States|
|Win||2–2–1||Omar Choudhury||KO (knee)||Freestyle Combat Challenge 13||January 17, 2004||2||2:25||Racine, Wisconsin, United States|
|Loss||1–2–1||Stonnie Dennis||Submission (heel hook)||HOOKnSHOOT: HOOKnSHOOT||September 13, 2003||1||1:53||Evansville, Indiana, United States|
|Loss||1–1–1||Mustafa Hussaini||Submission (armbar)||Extreme Challenge 51||August 2, 2003||2||1:21||St. Charles, Illinois, United States|
|Draw||1–0–1||Mustafa Hussaini||Draw||Shooto: Midwest Fighting||May 21, 2003||2||5:00||Hammond, Indiana, United States|
|Win||1–0||Joel Cleverly||Submission||Maximum Combat 6||April 12, 2003||1||3:10||Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States|
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- "Eddie Wineland's WEC profile". Retrieved 2007-10-09.
- T.P. Grant (March 4, 2012). "UFC Veteran Eddie Wineland Talks About Competing as a White Belt at Chicago Open". bloodyelbow.com.
- UFC Fighter Rankings
- "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson on October 10 in San Antonio, Texas". MMAFrenzy.com. 2009-01-02. Retrieved 2009-08-29.
- "Rafael Rebello out; George Roop vs. Eddie Wineland in the works WEC 46 prelims". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2009-12-26. Retrieved 2009-12-24.
- "Eddie Wineland vs. Charlie Valencia on tap for WEC 49 prelimsut". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2010-04-18. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
- "Charlie Valencia off WEC 49 with injury; Eddie Wineland awaits new opponent". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2010-05-14. Retrieved 2010-05-12.
- "Will Campuzano promoted to WEC 49 main card, meets Eddie Wineland". mmajunkie.com. Archived from the original on 2010-05-21. Retrieved 2010-05-18.
- "Eddie Wineland Finishes Will Campuzano With a Body Shot". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
- "WEC 49 bonuses: Hominick, Jabouin, Wineland and Grispi each earn $10K awards". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2010-06-20.
- "Damacio Page vs. Eddie Wineland slated for WEC 52 in November". mmajunkie.com. 2010-09-09. Archived from the original on 2010-09-12.
- "Eddie Wineland out at WEC 52; Demetrious Johnson faces Damacio Page". mmajunkie.com. 2010-10-20. Archived from the original on 2010-10-23.
- "Eddie Wineland to Meet Ken Stone at WEC 53". mmafighting.com. 2010-11-09.
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- Bryan Tucker (2010-12-17). "WEC 53 Bonuses Go to Pettis, Henderson, Wineland, Roller". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2010-12-17.
- "UFC and WEC set to merge in 2011; events to air on Versus and Spike TV". mmajunkie.com. October 28, 2010. Archived from the original on 2010-10-31.
- "Ex-WEC champs Urijah Faber and Eddie Wineland expected to meet at UFC 128". mmajunkie.com. December 29, 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-01-01.
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- "Joseph Benavidez vs Eddie Wineland fight set for UFC on Versus 5 on Aug. 14". mmamania.com. May 24, 2011.
- "UFC on Versus 5 Play-by-Play: Joseph Benavidez vs. Eddie Wineland". MMAweekly.com. 2011-08-14.
- Damon Martin (November 21, 2011). "Demetrious Johnson vs. Eddie Wineland In the Works for UFC on Fox 2". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved November 21, 2011.
- "UFC adds flyweights: Johnson vs. McCall, Benavidez vs. Urushitani at UFC on FX 2". mmajunkie.com. December 11, 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-07.
- "'TUF 14' fighter Johnny Bedford takes UFC on FOX 2 slot against Eddie Wineland". mmajunkie.com. December 14, 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-08.
- "Mitch Gagnon Steps In Against Johnny Bedford at UFC on Fox 2". mmafrenzy.com. December 28, 2011.
- "Scott Jorgensen vs. Eddie Wineland added to UFC on FX 3". mmajunkie.com. March 23, 2012. Archived from the original on March 25, 2012.
- Tim Burke (2012-06-08). "UFC On FX 3 Results: Eddie Wineland Knocks Out Scott Jorgensen". bloodyelbow.com. Retrieved 2012-06-08.
- Shaun Al-Shatti (2012-06-08). "UFC on FX 3 Bonuses: Eddie Wineland vs. Scott Jorgensen Seize 'Fight of the Night'". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2012-06-08.
- "Brad Pickett To Face Eddie Wineland At UFC 155". Your MMA. Archived from the original on 18 April 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2012.
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- "Renan Barao vs. Eddie Wineland interim title fight planned for UFC 161 headliner". mmajunkie.com. March 6, 2013.
- John Morgan (2013-05-21). "Injured champ Renan Barao officially out of UFC 161 headliner". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-05-21.
- Mike Bohn (2013-05-22). "Eddie Wineland 'crushed' by Renan Barao's withdrawal from UFC 161; hopes fight is rescheduled". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2013-05-22.
- Matt Erickson (2013-07-03). "Renan Barao, Eddie Wineland meet for interim 135 title as UFC 165 co-main event". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-07-03.
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- Guilherme Cruz (2014-02-25). "Eddie Wineland vs. Johnny Eduardo set for UFC card in Cincinnati". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2014-02-25.
- Ben Fowlkes (2014-05-10). "UFC Fight Night 40 results, photos: Johnny Eduardo upsets, TKOs Eddie Wineland". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2014-05-10.
- Matt Erickson (2015-05-21). "Eddie Wineland returns from broken jaw, meets Bryan Caraway at UFC on FOX 16". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2015-05-21.
- Dave Doyle (2015-07-25). "UFC on FOX 16 results: Bryan Caraway stymies Eddie Wineland". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2015-07-25.
- Chris Sosa (2016-05-03). "Chicago-area firefighter seeks another UFC win at United Center". redeyechicago.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- Jonathan Bradley (2016-07-23). "Eddie Wineland finishes Frankie Saez with vicious third-round TKO". foxsports.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23.
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- Staff (2016-11-02). "Takeya Mizugaki vs. Eddie Wineland added to UFC on FOX 22". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2016-11-02.
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- Marcel Dorff (2019-04-23). "Eddie Wineland faces newcomer Grigory Popov during UFC 238 in Chicago" (in Dutch). mmadnanl.com. Retrieved 2019-04-23.
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