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Wineland Ready for Redemption

UFC Fight Night 40's Eddie Wineland: 'You can't tell me I can't fight for the title'
By: Steven Marrocco, MMA Junkie
"Former WEC champion and onetime UFC bantamweight title challenger Eddie Wineland doesn’t have to tweak too much in preparing for his next fight. The opponent standing across from him might be a different face, but his style is much the same.

“'We’ve basically been training for the same fighter for my last three fights,' Wineland (21-9-1 MMA, 3-3 UFC) recently told MMAjunkie Radio.

"The full-time firefighter is now in the final days of preparing for Saturday’s meeting at UFC Fight Night 40 with Brazilian Johnny Eduardo (26-9 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who hails from the famed Nova Uniao camp that produced Wineland’s greatest opponent – and most heartbreaking defeat. A title shot at UFC 165 went sideways. After the winning first round, a spinning kick from champ Renan Barao caught him on the chin."

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