Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje#2

The Highlight

  • 22 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Age
    32
  • Height
    71 in 180 cm
  • Last Weigh-In
    155 lbs 70 kg
  • Reach
    70 in 178 cm
  • Leg reach
    40 in 102 cm
  • Interim Title Holder
  • Born
    Tucson, United States
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Mitch Gagnon

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Statistics

Wins

  • KO/TKO

    18 (82%)

  • DEC

    2 (9%)

  • SUB

    2 (9%)

Loss

  • KO/TKO

    2 (67%)

  • DEC

    0

  • SUB

    1 (33%)

  • 8:3333

    Avg fight time

    99

    First round finishes

  • 9:449

    Average fight time in the UFC

    88

    Number of fights in the UFC

  • 11

    Takedown Attempted

    58%58

    Takedown Defense

  • 7.467.46

    Sig. strikes landed (per min)

    5.815.81

    Sig. strikes absorbed (per min)

  • 580580

    Sig. strikes landed

    976976

    Sig. strikes attempted

  • 59%59

    Accented punches accuracy

    56%56

    Sig. strikes defense

  • 585585

    Punches dealt

    983983

    Punches thrown

  • 60%60

    Striking Accuracy

    0.4040

    Knockdowns avg per fight

Bout statistics by promotion

Promotion Bout
UFC 8
RITC 3
ROF 3
WSOF 10
Not defined 1

Sig. strikes by position

  • Standing

    507 (87%)

  • Clinch

    69 (12%)

  • Ground

    4 (1%)

Head

342

59%

Body

50

9%

Legs

188

32%

PRO Results

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Khabib Nurmagomedov

    24.10.2020 • UFC 254

    Round
    2

    Time
    6.34

    Method
    Submission

    22 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    28 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 254

    • Title bout

      Interim Champion — UFC Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Triangle Choke

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      +225 Moderate Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      46

    • Sig. Strikes

      45

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Tony Ferguson

    09.05.2020 • UFC 249

    Round
    5

    Time
    23.39

    Method
    KO/TKO

    21 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    25 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 249

    • Title bout

      Vacant — UFC Interim Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      +180 Slight Underdog

    • Awards

      Fight of the night
      Performance of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      197

    • Sig. Strikes

      197

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Gaethje VS Tony Ferguson

    18.04.2020 • UFC 249 • Status: cancelled

    21 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    25 - 3 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 249

    • Title bout

      Vacant — UFC Interim Lightweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Donald Cerrone

    14.09.2019 • UFC on ESPN+ 16

    Round
    1

    Time
    4.18

    Method
    KO/TKO

    20 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    36 - 12 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN+ 16

    • Win

      Hooks & Uppercuts

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      -175 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      61

    • Sig. Strikes

      61

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Edson Barboza

    30.03.2019 • UFC on ESPN 2

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.30

    Method
    KO/TKO

    19 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    20 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on ESPN 2

    • Win

      Right Hook

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.5 lbs (70.5 kgs)

    • Odds

      +105 Near Even

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      37

    • Sig. Strikes

      35

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS James Vick

    25.08.2018 • UFC Fight Night 135

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.27

    Method
    KO/TKO

    18 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 135

    • Win

      Punch

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      +125 Slight Underdog

    • Awards

      Performance of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      15

    • Sig. Strikes

      15

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      1

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Gaethje VS Al Iaquinta

    25.08.2018 • UFC Fight Night 135 • Status: cancelled

    18 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    13 - 4 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC Fight Night 135

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Dustin Poirier

    14.04.2018 • UFC on FOX 29

    Round
    4

    Time
    15.33

    Method
    KO/TKO

    18 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    22 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC on FOX 29

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      -105 Near Even

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      213

    • Sig. Strikes

      212

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Eddie Alvarez

    02.12.2017 • UFC 218

    Round
    3

    Time
    13.59

    Method
    KO/TKO

    18 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    28 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      UFC 218

    • Win

      Knee & Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      -180 Slight Favorite

    • Awards

      Fight of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      240

    • Sig. Strikes

      237

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Michael Johnson

    07.07.2017 • The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale

    Round
    2

    Time
    9.48

    Method
    KO/TKO

    17 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    17 - 11 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale

    • Win

      Punches & Knees

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.8 lbs (70.6 kgs)

    • Odds

      +125 Slight Underdog

    • Awards

      Fight of the night
      Performance of the night

    Statistics Justin Gaethje
    • Total Strikes

      174

    • Sig. Strikes

      174

    • Takedowns

      0

    • Knockdowns

      0

    • Submission

      0

    • Rev.

      0

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Luiz Firmino

    31.12.2016 • WSOF 34

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    KO/TKO

    16 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    19 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 34

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Doctor Stoppage (Swollen Eye)

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.8 lbs (70.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -485 Heavy Favorite

  • Gaethje VS Joao Zeferino

    31.12.2016 • WSOF 34 • Status: cancelled

    16 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    21 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 34

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Gaethje VS Ozzy Dugulubgov

    07.10.2016 • WSOF 33 • Status: cancelled

    16 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    8 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 33

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.6 lbs (70.1 kgs)

    • Odds

      -290 Moderate Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Brian Foster

    12.03.2016 • WSOF 29

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.43

    Method
    KO/TKO

    15 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    26 - 8 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 29

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Leg Kicks

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.0 lbs (70.3 kgs)

    • Odds

      -315 Moderate Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Luis Palomino

    18.09.2015 • WSOF 23

    Round
    2

    Time
    9.40

    Method
    KO/TKO

    14 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    23 - 10 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 23

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.7 lbs (70.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -925 Huge Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Luis Palomino

    28.03.2015 • WSOF 19

    Round
    3

    Time
    13.57

    Method
    KO/TKO

    13 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    23 - 9 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 19

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Leg Kick & Punches

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.2 lbs (69.9 kgs)

    • Odds

      -450 Heavy Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Melvin Guillard

    15.11.2014 • WSOF 15

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    12 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    32 - 13 - 2

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 15

    • Win

      Split

    • Billing

      Co-Main Event

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      159 lbs (72.1 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.8 lbs (70.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -190 Slight Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Nick Newell

    05.07.2014 • WSOF 11

    Round
    2

    Time
    8.09

    Method
    KO/TKO

    11 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    11 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 11

    • Title bout

      Champion — WSOF Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Punch

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.8 lbs (70.2 kgs)

    • Odds

      -410 Heavy Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Richard Patishnock

    18.01.2014 • WSOF 8

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.09

    Method
    KO/TKO

    10 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    6 - 1 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 8

    • Title bout

      Vacant — WSOF Vacant Lightweight Championship

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      154.6 lbs (70.1 kgs)

    • Odds

      -920 Huge Favorite

  • Gaethje VS Lewis Gonzalez

    18.01.2014 • WSOF 8 • Status: cancelled

    10 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    9 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 8

    • Title bout

      Vacant — WSOF Vacant Lightweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Gaethje VS Gesias Cavalcante

    18.01.2014 • WSOF 8 • Status: cancelled

    10 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    18 - 7 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 8

    • Title bout

      Vacant — WSOF Vacant Lightweight Championship

    • Billing

      Main Event

    • Duration

      5x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Dan Lauzon

    26.10.2013 • WSOF 6

    Round
    2

    Time
    6.40

    Method
    KO/TKO

    9 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    17 - 4 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 6

    • Win

      Punches

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.8 lbs (70.7 kgs)

    • Odds

      -305 Moderate Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Brian Cobb

    14.06.2013 • WSOF 3

    Round
    3

    Time
    12.19

    Method
    Submission

    8 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    20 - 7 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 3

    • Win

      Leg Kicks

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      156.0 lbs (70.8 kgs)

    • Odds

      -300 Moderate Favorite

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Gesias Cavalcante

    23.03.2013 • WSOF 2

    Round
    1

    Time
    2.27

    Method
    KO/TKO

    7 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    17 - 6 - 1

    W-L-D

    • Event

      WSOF 2

    • Win

      Doctor Stoppage (Cut)

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      155.6 lbs (70.6 kgs)

    • Odds

      +120 Near Even

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Adrian Valdez

    16.11.2012

    Round
    2

    Method
    KO/TKO

    6 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 5 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Drew Fickett

    20.10.2012

    Round
    1

    Time
    0.12

    Method
    KO/TKO

    5 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    42 - 18 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Win

      Punch

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      165 lbs (74.8 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      165.0 lbs (74.8 kgs)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Sam Young

    29.09.2012

    Round
    2

    Method
    Submission

    4 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Marcus Edwards

    02.06.2012 • ROF 43

    Round
    3

    Time
    15.00

    Method
    Decision

    3 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      ROF 43

    • Win

      Unanimous

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Donnie Bell

    17.12.2011 • ROF 42

    Round
    2

    Time
    7.57

    Method
    KO/TKO

    2 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    2 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      ROF 42

    • Win

      Strikes

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Joe Kelso

    01.10.2011

    Round
    1

    Method
    KO/TKO

    1 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    1 - 6 - 0

    W-L-D

  • Win! Defeat! Draw Not confirmed Gaethje VS Kevin Croom

    20.08.2011 • ROF 41

    Round
    1

    Time
    1.01

    Method
    KO/TKO

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    4 - 2 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      ROF 41

    • Win

      Slam

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      159 lbs (72.1 kg)

    • Fighter weight

      158.2 lbs (71.8 kgs)

  • Gaethje VS Brad Foust

    20.08.2011 • ROF 41 • Status: cancelled

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    0 - 0 - 0

    W-L-D

    • Event

      ROF 41

    • Billing

      Main Card

    • Duration

      3x5

    • Division

      155 lbs (70.3 kg)

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