Jessica Eye Biography – American Mixed Martial Artist

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Jessica Eye Bio

Jessica Eye is a well-renowned MMA fighter who competes in Flyweight division in UFC. Photo Source: Jessica Eye's Instagram.

Last updated on March 26th, 2022 at 05:08 pm

Jessica Eye is one of the well-renowned female stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). She has been competing in the Flyweight division since 2013.

The sportswoman had a successful MMA career with a record of 15-10-0. She has won many fights against some of the tough opponents in the UFC. In addition, her grappling fighting style and agility have been recognized by many critics.

So, let’s learn more about this iconic MMA fighter’s family, career, UFC stats, love life, etc., in this biography.

Jessica Eye’s Father Physically Abused Her

The UFC star was born Jessica Jo-Anne Eye on July 27, 1986, in Rootstown, Ohio, USA. Her parents divorced when she was little. In addition, Jessica Eye’s mom, Colleen Eye, moved away after the separation.

Jessica Eye’s late father, Randy Eye, started as a maintenance welder before becoming a mechanic. He often abused his daughter physically in his drunken fits. Moreover, Jessica’s late dad, Randy, was charged with child endangerment and domestic abuse when she was fourteen. Her pops also got physical during her adult years.

Still, the athlete loved her dad and raised funds for his brain cancer treatment. Sadly, he passed away on June 30, 2016.


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Eye has an older brother named Randy Miles Eye and half-sisters Jennifer Carlisle-Brunner and Heather Carlisle-Brunner. Her younger half-brother, Kasey Smith, is an MMA fighter like her.

Talking about the UFC fighter’s educational background, she graduated from Rootstown High School. She also enrolled at The University of Akron but didn’t finish her degree.

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Jessica Eye Net Worth And Career

Jessica Eye’s net worth mainly comprises her earnings from her fighting career. It includes her income from contracts, fights, prize money, sponsors, etc.

The sportswoman made her professional MMA debut in 2010. She won many titles, including the North American Allied Fight Series AM title, Ring of the Combat Pro title, Ohio Boxing Association AM title, etc. Finally, she debuted in UFC against Sarah Kaufman on October 19, 2013.

The UFC fighter initially competed in the Bantamweight division before switching to Flyweight. Let’s see some of her UFC stats alongside prize money below:

Event Opponent Prize Money
UFC 245 Viviane Araújo $48K + $48K (Win Bonus)
UFC 257 Joanne Calderwood $60K + $10K (Sponsorships)
UFC 264 Jennifer Maia $60K + $11K (Sponsorships)
UFC 231 Katlyn Chookagian $5K
UFC Fight Night: Stephens vs. Choi Kalindra Faria $5K

Aside from that, Jessica’s earnings come from her sponsors UCAN, Limitless Lifestyle Co., Ruroc Helmets, etc. She also has a YouTube channel where she uploads her podcast How Eye See It.

Thus, Jessica Eye’s net worth must be a notable figure from her fighting career. She was scheduled to fight Manon Fiorot at UFC 272: Covington vs. Masvidal but pulled out due to injury.

Another individual who has gained much attention in the UFC Flyweight division is Tagir Ulanbekov.

Is Jessica Eye Married?

The MMA fighter has remained silent regarding her love life. She hasn’t opened up about whether she is seeing anyone or is already in a relationship. Still, one thing is for sure, she is not married and has no husband.

Jessica Eye’s boyfriend has never made any public appearance. She also hasn’t uploaded any pictures of her romantic companion on social media. So, Eye might be enjoying the single life at present.

Although the athlete hasn’t revealed her current partner, she has talked about her past. She had a boyfriend at eighteen, but her late father, Randy, went hysterical after finding out. Furthermore, the latter smashed Jessica’s all car windows and kicked her out.

Jessica Eye Boyfriend
Jessica Eye might be single, considering fewer details of her relationship. Photo Source: Jessica Eye’s Instagram.

Nonetheless, the Ohio native seems to be living a comfortable lifestyle. She often shares pictures of her travels, training sessions, etc., on Instagram. Hopefully, she will talk about her relationship status in the future.