Justin Gaethe

Justin Gaethe

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Justin Gaethje “The Highlight”

#1 UFC Lightweight Contender
#11 UFC Pound-for-Pound Fighter
Former UFC Lightweight Interim Champion

Birthdate:November 14, 1988
Birthplace:Safford, Arizona, United States
Height:5 ft 11 in
Weight Class: Lightweight
Weight: 155 lb
Reach:70 in

STATS & RECORDS

WINS(22)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
19 1 2 0

LOSSES(3)

KO/TKO SUBMISSIONS DECISIONS OTHERS
2 1 0 0
Status Active
Hometown Tucson, United States
Team/Gym Genesis Training Center
Age 32
Octagon Debut Jul. 08, 2017
Arm Reach 70 in
Leg Reach 40 in
Last Fight Oct 24, 2020
Next Fight NA

Fights

LOSS
Justin Gaethje
UFC 254
Oct 24, 2020
Technical Submission (triangle choke)
R2 – 1:34
WIN
Justin Gaethje
UFC 249
May 9, 2020
TKO (punch)
R5 – 3:38
WIN
Justin Gaethje
UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs. Gaethje
Sep 14, 2019
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:18
WIN
Justin Gaethje
UFC on ESPN: Barboza vs. Gaethje
Mar 30, 2019
KO (punch)
R1 – 2:30
WIN
Justin Gaethje
UFC Fight Night: Gaethje vs. Vick
Aug 25, 2018
KO (punches)
R1 – 1:27
LOSS
Justin Gaethje
UFC on Fox: Poirier vs. Gaethje
Apr 14, 2018
TKO (punches)
R4 – 0:33
LOSS
Justin Gaethje
UFC 218
Dec 2, 2017
KO (knee)
R3 – 3:59
WIN
Justin Gaethje
The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale
Jul 7, 2017
TKO (punches and knees)
R2 – 4:48
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Luiz Firmino
WSOF 34
Dec 31, 2016
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Brian Foster
WSOF 29
Mar 12, 2016
TKO (leg kicks)
R1 – 1:43
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Luis Palomino
WSOF 23
Sep 18, 2015
TKO (punches)
R2 – 4:30
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Luis Palomino
WSOF 19
Mar 28, 2015
TKO (leg kicks and punches)
R3 – 3:57
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Melvin Guillard
WSOF 15
Nov 15, 2014
Decision (split)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Nick Newell
WSOF 11
Jul 5, 2014
TKO (punches)
R2 – 3:09
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Richard Patishnock
WSOF 8
Jan 18, 2014
TKO (punches and elbows)
R1 – 1:09
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Dan Lauzon
WSOF 6
Oct 28, 2013
KO (punches)
R2 – 1:40
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Brian Cobb
WSOF 3
Jun 14, 2013
TKO (leg kicks)
R3 – 2:19
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Gesias Cavalcante
WSOF 2
Mar 23, 2013
TKO (doctor stoppage)
R1 – 2:27
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Adrian Valdez
Rage in the Cage 164
Nov 16, 2012
TKO (punches)
R2 – 0:19
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Drew Fickett
Rage in the Cage 163
Oct 20, 2012
KO (punch)
R1 – 0:12
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Sam Young
Rage in the Cage 162
Sep 29, 2012
Submission (rear-naked choke)
R2 – 1:58
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Marcus Edwards
ROF 43: Bad Blood
Jun 2, 2012
Decision (unanimous)
R3 – 5:00
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Donnie Bell
ROF 42: Who’s Next
Dec 17, 2011
TKO (punches)
R2 – 2:57
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Joe Kelso
BTT MMA 2: Genesis
Oct 1, 2011
TKO (punches)
R1 – 4:32
WIN
Justin Gaethje
Kevin Croom
ROF 41: Bragging Rights
Aug 20, 2011
KO (slam)
R1 – 1:01
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