Justin Gaethje

"The Highlight"
22 3
Wins Losses
Birth date November 14, 1988 (age 31)
Birth place Safford, Arizona, United States
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg)
Reach 70 in (1.78 m)
#1 UFC Lightweight Contender
#10 UFC Pound-for-Pound Fighter
Former UFC Lightweight Interim Champion

UFC Rankings

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 (punches)
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 (punch)
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