Frankie Edgar is a well known mixed martial artist. He hails from New Jersey.
He was born in the year 1981, October 16. He is from Toms River, New Jersey in United States. His parents were Mary Annese and Frank.
He has married Renee and the couple has two sons named Santino James and Francisco.
They also have a daughter named Valentina. Frankie Edgar and his family are currently residing in Toms River located in New Jersey. Frankie has an estimated net worth of about $2 million.
He went to Toms River High School East and later to the wrestling team of Clarion University.
He has mastered the skills through his coach, Rob Guadino who is a part of the Rhino Fight Team.
While in the Clarion University, Pennsylvania, he has been selected all the four consecutive years for the national wrestling.
He has become the coach assistant of the wrestling team from Rutgers University.
He has been a part of the featherweight as well as the lightweight categories of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He is having a reach of about 72 inches. Currently, he has been ranked as number 2 in the featherweight rankings unofficially. He is also a lightweight champion before.
His first MMA encounter in Ring of Combat number 9 was in the year 2005. He has won against Mark Getto in this encounter.
He has also fought with other like Jim Miller, Steve McCabe, and Deividas Taurosevicius.
He was interested to be a part of the Ultimate Fighter’s season five, but he was not selected by the president of Ultimate Fighters Championship Dana White as well as Joe Silvia. Later he was contacted from UFC for an encounter with Tyson Griffin in the UFC 67.
He has the reputation of winning the Fight of the Night Award seven times. He has also received much recognition from World MMA Awards, Sherdog as well as ESPY Award.
He has the fame of winning against various champions like Urijah Faber, Sean Sherk, B.J Penn, as well as Hermes Franca. He has also won against Chad Mendes who was the featherweight champion.
He was nominated for Best Upset ESPY Award in the year 2010. He has been awarded the MMA Award for fighter of the year in 2011. He has also won the Reality Fighting Lightweight Championship for one time.
He has been awarded the UFC Lightweight Championship for one time.
Full name: Frankie Edgar
Date of birth: October 16, 1981
Birth place: United States
Age: 38 Years
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 70 Kg
Net worth: $2 million