Justin
Gaethje

  • Age:
    32
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 11"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Of:
    AZ

Stats

W-L-D
22-3-0
(T)KO
19-2
SUB
1-1
  • Age:
    32
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Height:
    5' 11"
  • Weight:
    155
  • Fighting Out Ofs:
    AZ

Stats

W-L-D
22-3-0
(T)KO
19-2
SUB
1-1

Professional Career Statistics

Current Streak

  • Losses:
    1

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:12
  • Fastest KO:
    00:12
  • Fastest SUB:
    06:58

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    90.9%
  • Finished Rate:
    100%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    9.1%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    86.4%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    66.7%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    4.5%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    33.3%

Time in cage

  • Pro Record:
    22-3-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
  • Career Length:
    9 years, 2 months, 3 days
  • Rounds Fought:
    42.9
  • Avg. Fights/Year:
    2.7
  • Longest Layoff:
    0 years, 9 month, 18 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    21 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    08:07
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    2.4
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    12:02

Professional Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
10/24/2020
Loss
22-2-0
Khabib Nurmagomedov
(28-0-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
Submission (Triangle Choke)
UFC 254: KHABIB vs GAETHJE
2 01:34
05/09/2020
Win
21-2-0
Tony Ferguson
(25-3-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
TKO/RSC
UFC 249: FERGUSON vs GAETHJE
5 03:39
09/14/2019
Win
20-2-0
Donald Cerrone
(36-12-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 155.5
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC on ESPN+ 16
1 04:18
03/30/2019
Win
19-2-0
Edson Barboza
(20-6-0)
Lightweight
155.5 vs 155.5
KO (Strike)
UFC on ESPN #2
1 02:30
08/25/2018
Win
18-2-0
James Vick
(13-1-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
KO (Strike)
UFC: GAETHJE vs. VICK
1 01:27
04/14/2018
Loss
18-1-0
Dustin Poirier
(22-5-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Gaethje
4 00:33
12/02/2017
Loss
18-0-0
Eddie Alvarez
(26-5-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
UFC 218: Holloway vs Aldo 2
3 03:59
07/07/2017
Win
17-0-0
Michael Johnson
(20-11-0)
Lightweight
155.7 vs 155
TKO/RSC
The Ultimate Fighter Season 25
2 04:48
12/31/2016
Win
16-0-0
Luiz Carvalho Jr.
(19-7-0)
Lightweight
154.8 vs 154.4
TKO/RSC (Injury)
WSOF-NYC
4 00:00
03/12/2016
Win
15-0-0
Brian Foster
(26-8-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 155
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 29 - Gaethje vs Foster
1 01:43
09/18/2015
Win
14-0-0
Luis Palomino
(23-10-0)
Lightweight
154.7 vs 154.2
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
World Series of Fighting 23 - Gaethje vs Palomino II
2 04:30
03/28/2015
Win
13-0-0
Luis Palomino
(23-9-0)
Lightweight
154.5 vs 154.7
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
World Series of Fighting 19 - Gaethje vs Palomino
3 03:57
11/15/2014
Win
12-0-0
Melvin Guillard
(30-13-2)
Lightweight
154.8 vs 158.6
Decision (Split Decision)
World Series of Fighting 11/15/14
5 05:00
07/05/2014
Win
11-0-0
Nick Newell
(11-0-0)
Lightweight
154.8 vs 155
TKO/RSC
WSOF 11
2 03:09
01/18/2014
Win
10-0-0
Richard Patishnock
(6-1-0)
Lightweight
154.6 vs 155.4
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 8
1 01:09
10/26/2013
Win
9-0-0
Dany Lauzon
(17-4-0)
Lightweight
155.8 vs 158
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 6
2 01:40
06/14/2013
Win
8-0-0
Brian Cobb
(19-7-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
TKO/RSC
World Series of Fighting 3
3 02:19
03/23/2013
Win
7-0-0
JZ Souza
(17-6-1)
Lightweight
155.6 vs 156
TKO/RSC (Doctor Stoppage from a Cut)
World Series of Fighting 2
1 02:27
11/16/2012
Win
6-0-0
Adrian Valdez
(1-4-0)
Welterweight
169.7 vs 173.9
TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage)
Rage in the Cage - RITC 164
2 00:19
10/20/2012
Win
5-0-0
Drew Fickett
(42-18-0)
Welterweight
169.4 vs 166.4
KO
Rage in the Cage - RITC 163
1 00:12
09/29/2012
Win
4-0-0
Samuel Young
(0-0-0)
Welterweight
166 vs 173.6
Submission
RITC 162
2 01:58
06/02/2012
Win
3-0-0
Marcus Edwards
(0-0-0)
Lightweight
154 vs 154
Decision (Unanimous Decision)
ROF 43: Bad Blood
3 05:00
12/17/2011
Win
2-0-0
Donnie Bell
(3-0-0)
Lightweight
161 vs 159
TKO/RSC
Ring of Fire 42: Who'S Next
2 02:57
10/01/2011
Win
1-0-0
Joe Kelso
(1-6-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 153
KO
Bring the Thunder MMA II
1 04:32
08/20/2011
Win
0-0-0
Kevin Croom
(5-2-0)
Lightweight
158 vs 154
TKO/RSC
Ring Of Fire 41: Bragging Rights
1 01:01

* 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

Current Streak

  • Wins:
    7

Quick Hits

  • Fastest Win:
    00:27
  • Fastest KO:
    00:27
  • Fastest SUB:
    01:20

(T)KO/DEC/SUB Rates

  • Finish Rate:
    85.7%
  • Finished Rate:
    0%
  • Win by Decision Rate:
    14.3%
  • Loss by Decision Rate:
    0%
  • Win by KO Rate:
    57.1%
  • Loss by KO Rate:
    0%
  • Win by SUB Rate:
    28.6%
  • Loss by SUB Rate:
    0%

Time in cage

  • Pro 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:
    0 years, 10 month, 11 days
  • Quickest Turnaround:
    15 days

By the rounds

  • Ave. Rounds (Ws):
    1.6
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ws):
    04:39
  • Ave. Rounds (Ls):
    0
  • Ave. Length of Fight (Ls):
    00:00

Amateur Fight Record

Date Res. Opponent Weightclass Method Round Time
04/16/2011
Win
6-0-0
Aaron Carter
(7-2-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 156
TKO/RSC
Ring of Fire 40: Backlash
3 01:48
06/05/2010
Win
5-0-0
Scott Cleve
(3-0-0)
Lightweight
156 vs 155
Decision (Split Decision)
ROF 38: Ascension
3 03:00
04/17/2010
Win
4-0-0
Steve Hanna
(0-0-0)
Lightweight
155 vs 154
TKO/RSC
WAR 4/17/10
1 01:01
08/01/2009
Win
3-0-0
Kevin Gonzales
(0-1-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 162
Submission
ROF 35: SUMMERBRAWL
1 01:20
05/16/2009
Win
2-0-0
Nicholas Rhoads
(2-1-0)
Welterweight
169 vs 168
Submission (Arm Bar)
Rage In The Cage 127
3 02:07
05/01/2009
Win
1-0-0
Austin Greer
(4-1-0)

TKO/RSC (Referee Stoppage from Strikes)
Victory Fighting Championship 27: Mayhem
2 01:56
08/02/2008
Win
0-0-0
Ben DeAnda
(0-0-0)
Welterweight
170 vs 168
KO
Battle Under The Stars 1
1 00:27

* 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