Justin Gaethje News

Sep 14, 2017 3:18 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Justin Gaethje and Eddie Alvarez Slated for UFC 218 in Detroit

Justin Gaethje has peaked the interest of anyone not aware of his World Series of Fighting achievements. His opponent, Eddie Alvarez was known in the game for many years before his gigantic double-title fight with Conor McGregor. Both of the guys are 100% guaranteed exciting fighters, but it’s sure to be a crazy slobberknocker when...

Sep 13, 2017 4:46 pm

VIDEO | Justin Gaethje Shares The Wild KO From His Pro Debut in 2011

If you didn’t know Justin Gaethje’s name after he terrorized the World Series of Fighting as their lightweight champion, then you definitely got word of him after he put on ‘Fight of the Night’ with Michael Johnson for his UFC debut. Gaethje immediately rocketed to the division’s top five position taking out Johnson, which he’ll...

Sep 12, 2017 12:26 pm

Justin Gaethje Thinks Conor McGregor Gasses Because a Lack of Wrestling

There’s a new force in the UFC’s lightweight division. As stacked as that weight class is, that’s like adding a piranha into a pool of sharks. Justin Gaethje left his World Series of Fighting lightweight title behind and crashed into the UFC with a huge victory over Michael Johnson, pushing him into the top five...

Sep 1, 2017 7:56 am

You Can’t Climb On Top of Vegas Cages Because of Justin Gaethje

Justin Gaethje is one of the most exciting fighters on this planet, or probably any other. If you weren’t accustomed to his entertaining violence before in World Series of Fighting, you were introduced to him in his ‘Fight of the Year’ contender with Michael Johnson at UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter 25 season finale. Unfortunately, the...

Aug 31, 2017 1:43 pm

Justin Gaethje is ‘Excited’ to Get Punched in the Face by Eddie Alvarez

Hopefully, you knew of Justin Gaethje before he stepped foot into the UFC. If you didn’t, chances are you’ve seen his ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate with Michael Johnson back in July. This wild man has somehow remained undefeated (18-0 with 16 finishes!) while simultaneously being one of the most exciting fighters alive. If he...

Aug 31, 2017 6:44 am

Justin Gaethje has an awesome plan to lure Conor McGregor into a fight

Though Conor McGregor lost his Saturday night boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr., succumbing to 10th-round punches, the fight itself was a resounding success for him. Not only did he he dazzle his doubters by performing far better than expected, but he’s also likely to pocket far north of $100 million once his portion of...

Jul 11, 2017 10:33 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee says he’s accepted TUF coaching job against Justin Gaethje

On Monday night, Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was considering Eddie Alvarez as the next opponent for former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who made his UFC debut on Friday with a wild, TKO defeat of Michael Johnson. Apparently, Gaethje and Alvarez were also being seriously considered as the coaches for...

Jul 11, 2017 7:34 am

UFC targets Justin Gaethje vs. Eddie Alvarez, frustrated Dustin Poirier goes off

Shortly after his thrilling TKO win over Michael Johnson – which marked a successful UFC debut – former World Series of Fighting champ Justin Gaethje called out Tony Ferguson. Ferguson, however, didn’t appear to be interested in the fight, and UFC President Dana White later stated that the UFC is still hoping to pair Ferguson...

Jul 10, 2017 11:53 am

If Justin Gaethje doesn’t get “not smart” Tony Ferguson, he has another opponent in mind

Shortly after his thrilling, back-and-forth TKO defeat of Michael Johnson, former World Series of Fighting lightweight king Justin Gaethje made a dynamite callout of top UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson. While this prospective matchup immediately had fans drooling, we know that the UFC – and Ferguson – are still keen on an interim title fight between...

Jul 10, 2017 6:30 am

Michael Johnson breaks silence after action packed loss to Justin Gaethje

On Friday night, in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter season 25 finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje made his UFC debut against the UFC’s fifth-ranked lightweight Michael Johnson. It was a war for the ages that saw Johnson control the early moments, and Gaethje ultimately surge back to score...

Jul 8, 2017 9:23 am

Justin Gaethje calls out Tony Ferguson, says McGregor “better be watching”

Friday night in Las Vegas, former WSOF champion Justin Gaethje made his triumphant UFC debut as he knocked out Michael Johnson in the second round of their main event scrap of the TUF 25 Finale. Following the thrilling win, many immediately began to speculate as to who Gaethje should fight next, he spoke at the...

Jul 8, 2017 8:28 am

Conor McGregor reacts to Gaethje vs. Johnson main event

Friday night in Las Vegas, Justin Gaethje made his highly anticipated UFC debut as he faced UFC veteran Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated grudge match that will go down as one of the most thrilling fights of all time. The fight earned praise from nearly every member of the MMA community given its back...

Jul 7, 2017 9:23 pm

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event

Fighters react to tonight’s insane TUF 25 Finale Main Event A key lightweight scrap between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje headlined tonight’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas. After a wild opening round, which saw Michael Johnson badly hurt Gaethje, Justin was able to rally late in round two and come away with the...

Jul 7, 2017 9:01 pm

TUF 25 Finale Results: Justin Gaethje TKO’s Michael Johnson (Highlights)

TUF 25 Finale Results: Michael Johnson vs. Justin Gaethje A key lightweight scrap between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje served as the main event of tonight’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Johnson comes out quickly. He lands a hard left jab and then a right hand that stuns Justin....

Jul 4, 2017 6:40 am

Former WSOF champ Justin Gaethje explains why he picked the UFC over Bellator

This Friday, in the main event of the Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje will make his anticipated debut in the UFC’s Octagon. The undefeated debutant will do so against the UFC’s sixth-ranked lightweight contender, Michael Johnson. If things had unfolded just a little bit differently, of course,...

Apr 27, 2017 10:15 pm

UFC reportedly signs Justin Gaethje

Following news that the WSOF has closed its doors and is now under new ownership, operating under the name of Professional FIghter’a League, it is now being reported that former WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje has signed with the UFC. Gaethje, who holds a professional record of 17-0, won the WSOF lightweight championship in 2014,...