Wineland’s source of inspiration

Eddie Wineland

target="_blank">enters the Octagon at UFC 165 to fight one of

the UFC’s marquee talents, Renan Barao.

While that may appear to be a daunting task for most, Wineland

isn’t particularly concerned with it. Eddie told Ultimate Insider

that in his opinion, the challenges that his little brother, Cory,

a severe burn victim, faces on a day to day basis are far greater

than something as simple as a fight.

In fact, Wineland takes his brothers tribulations as motivation

into the Octagon and training.

“When I’m in there training and I’m hurtin’ and my legs are

tired, I’m tired…it ain’t nothing compared to what he’s been


Live UFC 165 coverage begins Saturday, September 21 at 8/5pm

ET/PT on


Sports 1, followed by the main card on PPV.