Frankie Edgar’s biography includes his age, net worth, record, wife, kids, and parents. Frankie Edgar is a former American mixed martial artist who competed professionally.
The former UFC Lightweight Champion most recently competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight division. After successfully winning and successfully defending his lightweight title several times, Frankie Edgar competed at featherweight.
Frankie Edgar biography
Frankie Edgar lost his first fight against Gray Maynard at UFC Fight Night 13. This was the opening match in a series. Maynard won the contest with an overwhelming majority by using his power and wrestling skills to overcome Edgar.
He recovered by defeating Hermes França in another Fight of the Night match at UFC Fight Night 14. Then, Edgar defeated Sean Sherk, the former light heavyweight champion of the UFC, by outworking him over the course of three rounds.
On December 5, 2009, Kurt Pellegrino was supposed to face Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale, but Pellegrino was forced to pull out due to an injury.
Matt Veach, who had previously competed in a match on the undercard, was introduced as Pellegrino’s replacement. Edgar gained the initiative in the second round by striking Veach after spending the majority of the first round mostly on the back foot. At 2:22, Edgar took Veach’s back and submitted him with a rear-naked choke after straight-righting him to the ground.
Frankie Edgar age
On October 16, 1981, Frankie Edgar was born. His age was 41 in 2022.
Frankie Edgar early life
In Toms River, New Jersey, he was both born and raised. During his tenure wrestling at Toms River East, he qualified for the state finals of New Jersey three times, reaching the second and fifth spots, respectively.
Before getting his high school graduation, he participated in the NHSCA Senior Nationals and finished in second place. The oldest of three kids, he is. Edgar wrestled for four years at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, where each year he qualified for the nationals.
In addition, he helps Rutgers University’s wrestling coach. Edgar has a strong Italian heritage thanks to his mother, stepfather, and paternal grandfather. His ancestry does include some Germans, though.
Frankie Edgar education
He went to Clarion University of Pennsylvania and Toms River East High School.
Frankie Edgar net worth
The estimated net worth of Frankie is $1.6 million.
Frankie Edgar career
He had only had a little outside wrestling instruction before his first mixed martial arts battle.
Frankie Edgar first trained with Rob Guarino of the Rhino Fight Team, but he is now a part of the Gracie system and trains with Ricardo Almeida of the Gracie Barra team in Hamilton, New Jersey.
Since the seventh grade, he has competed against Steve Rivera at Jackson, New Jersey’s Elite Wrestling NJ. His boxing trainer is Mark Henry, a Millstone, New Jersey native.
Edgar had a perfect record before to his The Ultimate Fighter season five audition. Edgar auditioned for the show in front of matchmaker Joe Silva and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White, but was not selected.
But a month later, Edgar received a call from the UFC asking if he would agree to face fellow undefeated fighter Tyson Griffin at UFC 67.
Near the end of the fight, Griffin caught Edgar in a deep kneebar, but Edgar didn’t submit and won the round by a unanimous decision. The fight has been replayed on UFC several times.
Frankie Edgar records
He participated in 36 fights while he was a boxer. He had 24 victories and 11 defeats. He only had one draw.
Frankie Edgar wife
His wife’s name is Renee Edgar, and they were married in 2008.
Frankie Edgar parents
Frank Edgar and Mary Edgar had a child named Frankie.
Frankie Edgar children
Three children were born to Frankie and his lovely wife Renee. Santino James was born in May 2010 and Francesco was born in January 2009. There is also a daughter named Valentina.