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Age 30
Gender Male
Height 5' 11"
Weight Class Lightweight

Justin Gaethje is a MMA fighter with a professional fight record of 21 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws

Professional Career Statistics

Pro Record 21-2-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 8 years
Rounds Fought 36.9
Avg. Fights/Year 2.9
Longest Layoff 9 months, 18 days
Quickest Turnaround 3 weeks

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 18 1 2
Losses 2 0 0
Finish Rate 90.5%
Finished Rate 100.0%
Win by Decision Rate 9.5%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 85.7%
Loss by KO Rate 100.0%
Win by SUB Rate 4.8%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method
Loss Method

Current Streak

3 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:12
Fastest KO 00:12
Fastest SUB 06:58
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.5
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 07:22
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 3.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 14:46
Finish Rounds
Finished Rounds

Official Professional Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 09/14/2019 W
(20-2-0)
Donald Cerrone
(36-12-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 155.5)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC on ESPN+ 16
1 4:18
Official MMA Fight Results 03/30/2019 W
(19-2-0)
Edson Barboza
(20-6-0)
LW
(155.5 vs. 155.5)
KO (Strike)
UFC on ESPN #2
1 2:30
Official MMA Fight Results 08/25/2018 W
(18-2-0)
James Vick
(13-1-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
KO (Strike)
UFC: GAETHJE vs. VICK
1 1:27
Official MMA Fight Results 04/14/2018 L
(18-1-0)
Dustin Poirier
(22-5-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Gaethje
4 0:33
Official MMA Fight Results 12/02/2017 L
(18-0-0)
Eddie Alvarez
(26-5-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 218: Holloway vs Aldo 2
3 3:59
Official MMA Fight Results 07/07/2017 W
(17-0-0)
Michael Johnson
(20-11-0)
LW
(155.7 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 25
2 4:48
Official MMA Fight Results 12/31/2016 W
(16-0-0)
Luiz Carvalho Jr.
(19-7-0)
LW
(154.8 vs. 154.4)
TKO/RSC (Injury)
WSOF-NYC
4 0:00
Official MMA Fight Results 03/12/2016 W
(15-0-0)
Brian Foster
(26-8-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 29 - Gaethje vs Foster
1 1:43
Official MMA Fight Results 09/18/2015 W
(14-0-0)
Luis Palomino
(23-10-0)
LW
(154.7 vs. 154.2)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
World Series of Fighting 23 - Gaethje vs Palomino II
2 4:30
Official MMA Fight Results 03/28/2015 W
(13-0-0)
Luis Palomino
(23-9-0)
LW
(154.5 vs. 154.7)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
World Series of Fighting 19 - Gaethje vs Palomino
3 3:57
Official MMA Fight Results 11/15/2014 W
(12-0-0)
Melvin Guillard
(30-13-2)
LW
(154.8 vs. 158.6*)
Decision (Split Decision)
World Series of Fighting 11/15/14
5 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 07/05/2014 W
(11-0-0)
Nick Newell
(10-0-0)
LW
(154.8 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC
WSOF 11
2 3:09
Official MMA Fight Results 01/18/2014 W
(10-0-0)
Richard Patishnock
(6-1-0)
LW
(154.6 vs. 155.4)
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 8
1 1:09
Official MMA Fight Results 10/26/2013 W
(9-0-0)
Dany Lauzon
(17-4-0)
LW
(155.8 vs. 158.0*)
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 6
2 1:40
Official MMA Fight Results 06/14/2013 W
(8-0-0)
Brian Cobb
(19-7-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.0)
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 3
3 2:19
Official MMA Fight Results 03/23/2013 W
(7-0-0)
JZ Souza
(17-6-1)
LW
(155.6 vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
World Series of Fighting 2
1 2:27
Official MMA Fight Results 11/16/2012 W
(6-0-0)
Adrian Valdez
(1-4-0)
WW
(169.7 vs. 173.9*)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 164
2 0:19
Official MMA Fight Results 10/20/2012 W
(5-0-0)
Drew Fickett
(42-18-0)
WW
(169.4 vs. 166.4)
KO
Rage in the Cage - RITC 163
1 0:12
Official MMA Fight Results 09/29/2012 W
(4-0-0)
Samuel Young
(0-0-0)
WW
(166.0 vs. 173.6*)
Submission
RITC 162
2 1:58
Official MMA Fight Results 06/02/2012 W
(3-0-0)
Marcus Edwards
(0-0-0)
LW
(154.0 vs. 154.0)
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
ROF 43: Bad Blood
3 5:00
Official MMA Fight Results 12/17/2011 W
(2-0-0)
Donnie Bell
(3-0-0)
LW
(161.0* vs. 159.0*)
TKO/RSC
Ring of Fire 42: Who'S Next
2 2:57
Official MMA Fight Results 10/01/2011 W
(1-0-0)
Joe Kelso
(1-6-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 153.0)
KO
Bring the Thunder MMA II
1 4:32
Official MMA Fight Results 08/20/2011 W
(0-0-0)
Kevin Croom
(5-2-0)
LW
(158.0* vs. 154.0)
TKO/RSC
Ring Of Fire 41: Bragging Rights
1 1:01
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class

Amateur Career Statistics

Amateur Record 7-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Career Length 2 years, 8 months, 13 days
Rounds Fought 10.9
Avg. Fights/Year 2.6
Longest Layoff 10 months, 11 days
Quickest Turnaround 2 weeks, 1 day

Record BreakDown

- KO/TKO SUB DEC
Wins 4 2 1
Losses 0 0 0
Finish Rate 85.7%
Finished Rate 0.0%
Win by Decision Rate 14.3%
Loss by Decision Rate 0.0%
Win by KO Rate 57.1%
Loss by KO Rate 0.0%
Win by SUB Rate 28.6%
Loss by SUB Rate 0.0%
Win Method

Current Streak

7 Wins

Quick Hits

Fastest Win 00:27
Fastest KO 00:27
Fastest SUB 01:20
Ave. Rounds (Ws) 1.6
Ave. Length of Fight (Ws) 04:39
Ave. Rounds (Ls) 0.0
Ave. Length of Fight (Ls) 00:00
Finish Rounds

Official Amateur Fight Record

Date Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
Official MMA Fight Results 04/16/2011 W
(6-0-0)
Aaron Carter
(7-2-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 156.0)
TKO/RSC
Ring of Fire 40: Backlash
3 1:48
Official MMA Fight Results 06/05/2010 W
(5-0-0)
Scott Cleve
(3-0-0)
LW
(156.0 vs. 155.0)
Decision (Split Decision)
ROF 38: Ascension
3 3:00
Official MMA Fight Results 04/17/2010 W
(4-0-0)
Steve Hanna
(0-0-0)
LW
(155.0 vs. 154.0)
TKO/RSC
WAR 4/17/10
1 1:01
Official MMA Fight Results 08/01/2009 W
(3-0-0)
Kevin Gonzales
(0-1-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 162.0)
Submission
ROF 35: SUMMERBRAWL
1 1:20
Official MMA Fight Results 05/16/2009 W
(2-0-0)
Nicholas Rhoads
(2-1-0)
WW
(169.0 vs. 168.0)
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rage In The Cage 127
3 2:07
Official MMA Fight Results 05/01/2009 W
(1-0-0)
Austin Greer
(4-1-0)
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Victory Fighting Championship 27: Mayhem
2 1:56
Official MMA Fight Results 08/02/2008 W
(0-0-0)
Ben DeAnda
(0-0-0)
WW
(170.0 vs. 168.0)
KO
Battle Under The Stars 1
1 0:27
* Bouts marked with an 'Official' logo denote results which have been verified by an ABC-recognized athletic commission
* Bouts marked with an (*) are considered exhibition bouts and do not count towards the fighter's record
* Weights marked with an (*) denote those over the limit for the weight class