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Justin Gaethje Fighter Statistics

Pro MMA Record: 23-4-0

Justin Ray Gaethje was born on November 14, 1988, in Safford, Arizona. His mother, Carolina (née Espinoza), is of Mexican descent from Sonora, Mexico and his father, John Ray Gaethje, is of German descent. His mother was a postmaster while his father was a copper miner, as were both of his grandfathers. His paternal grandfather boxed while serving in the United States Army. Gaethje's father Ray retired as a copper miner in September 2019, after 36 years working at the Morenci mine.

Last Fight: Charles Oliveira
Age: 34
Height 5'11"
Weight 155 lbs
Nick Name: "The Highlight"
Nationality: United States
Association: Genesis Training Center
23 Wins
KO / TKO
19
82%
Submission
1
4%
Decisions
3
13%
4 Losses
KO / TKO
2
50%
Submission
2
50%
Decisions
0
0%

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Reach 70 in (178 cm)
Style Wrestling
Team Grudge Training Center (2011–2016) Genesis Training CenterElevation Fight Team
Trainer Trevor Wittman (2011–present)
Wrestling NCAA Division I Wrestling
Years active 2011–present
University University of Northern Colorado

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FAQ's

Justin Gaethje next fight?
Justin Gaethje has 2 possible matchups with Islam Makhachev opening odds at -600, Charles Oliveira opening odds at -205,
Justin Gaethje last fight?
Justin Gaethje lost his last fight against Charles Oliveira by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) on May. 07, 2022 at UFC 274 - Oliveira vs. Gaethje.
Is Justin Gaethje retired?
Justin Gaethje last fought Charles Oliveira 6 months and 21 days ago, and should be considered active.
Should I bet on Justin Gaethje?
Justin Gaethje has a 85% win percentage, and has been favored to win in 78% of his fights.
Out of the 19 fights we have recorded, his opening odds average is a -277 favorite, and out of 15 favored matches, he has won 86% of them.
As an underdog he has been in 4 matches, with a win rate of 75% and an odds average of +247.
According to online odds, if you had bet $100 on all 19 of Justin Gaethje betting fights, you would have made $1046.
Conversely if you had bet $100 on all of his opponents, you would have lost $1267.
Where is Justin Gaethje from?
Justin Gaethje is from Safford, Arizona, United States.
Did Justin Gaethje go to college?
Justin Gaethje attended University of Northern Colorado.
Has Justin Gaethje ever been knocked out?
Justin Gaethje has lost 2 times by KO/TKO. He was last defeated by TKO (Punches) from Dustin Poirier on Apr. 14, 2018 at UFC on Fox 29 - Poirier vs. Gaethje
How long has Justin Gaethje been fighting?
Justin Gaethje has been fighting for a period of 13 years 8 months and 5 days, his first fight was on Aug. 02, 2008 at BUTS - Battle Under The Stars 1. He has accumalated roughly 4 hours, 29 minutes and 42 seconds of professional combat.

Fight Record

W / L Opponent Event/Date Method Referee Round Time
loss Charles Oliveira UFC 274 - Oliveira vs. Gaethje
May/07/2022
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) Marc Goddard 1 3:22
win Michael Chandler UFC 268 - Usman vs. Covington 2
Nov/06/2021
Decision (Unanimous) Mike Beltran 3 5:00
loss Khabib Nurmagomedov UFC 254 - Nurmagomedov vs. Gaethje
Oct/24/2020
Technical Submission (Triangle Choke) Jason Herzog 2 1:34
win Tony Ferguson UFC 249 - Ferguson vs. Gaethje
May/09/2020
TKO (Punch) Herb Dean 5 3:39
win Donald Cerrone UFC Fight Night 158 - Cowboy vs. Gaethje
Sep/14/2019
TKO (Punches) Jerin Valel 1 4:18
win Edson Barboza UFC on ESPN 2 - Barboza vs. Gaethje
Mar/30/2019
KO (Punch) Keith Peterson 1 2:30
win James Vick UFC Fight Night 135 - Gaethje vs. Vick
Aug/25/2018
KO (Punches) Kevin MacDonald 1 1:27
loss Dustin Poirier UFC on Fox 29 - Poirier vs. Gaethje
Apr/14/2018
TKO (Punches) Herb Dean 4 0:33
loss Eddie Alvarez UFC 218 - Holloway vs. Aldo 2
Dec/02/2017
KO (Knee) Herb Dean 3 3:59
win Michael Johnson UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale
Jul/07/2017
TKO (Punches and Knees) John McCarthy 2 4:48
win Luiz Firmino WSOF 34 - Gaethje vs. Firmino
Dec/31/2016
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Dan Miragliotta 3 5:00
win Brian Foster WSOF 29 - Gaethje vs. Foster
Mar/12/2016
TKO (Leg Kicks) Tom Johnson 1 1:43
win Luis Palomino WSOF 23 - Gaethje vs. Palomino 2
Sep/18/2015
TKO (Punches) Ryan Brueggeman 2 4:30
win Luis Palomino WSOF 19 - Gaethje vs. Palomino
Mar/28/2015
TKO (Leg Kicks and Punches) Al Guinee 3 3:57
win Melvin Guillard WSOF 15 - Branch vs. Okami
Nov/15/2014
Decision (Split) Andrew Glenn 3 5:00
win Nick Newell WSOF 11 - Gaethje vs. Newell
Jul/05/2014
TKO (Punches) Telis Assimenios 2 3:09
win Richard Patishnock WSOF 8 - Gaethje vs. Patishnock
Jan/18/2014
TKO (Punches and Elbows) Troy Waugh 1 1:09
win Dan Lauzon WSOF 6 - Burkman vs. Carl
Oct/26/2013
KO (Punches) Jorge Alonso 2 1:40
win Brian Cobb WSOF 3 - Fitch vs. Burkman 2
Jun/14/2013
TKO (Leg Kicks) Steve Mazzagatti 3 2:19
win Gesias Cavalcante WSOF 2 - Arlovski vs. Johnson
Mar/23/2013
TKO (Doctor Stoppage) Keith Peterson 1 2:27
win Adrian Valdez RITC - Rage in the Cage 164
Nov/16/2012
TKO (Punches) 2 0:19
win Drew Fickett RITC - Rage in the Cage 163
Oct/20/2012
KO (Punch) 1 0:12
win Sam Young RITC - Rage in the Cage 162
Sep/29/2012
Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 1:58
win Marcus Edwards ROF 43 - Bad Blood
Jun/02/2012
Decision (Unanimous) Tom Johnson 3 5:00
win Donnie Bell ROF 42 - Who's Next
Dec/17/2011
TKO (Punches) Eric Heinz 2 2:57
win Joe Kelso BTT MMA 2 - Genesis
Oct/01/2011
TKO (Punches) Adam Martinez 1 4:32
win Kevin Croom ROF 41 - Bragging Rights
Aug/20/2011
KO (Slam) Tom Johnson 1 1:01
win Aaron Carter
Amateur Fight
ROF 40 - Backlash
Apr/16/2011
TKO (Knees) Tim Mills 3 1:48
win Scott Cleve
Amateur Fight
ROF 38 - Ascension
Jun/05/2010
Decision (Split) Eric Heinz 3 3:00
win Steve Hanna
Amateur Fight
FTW - War
Apr/17/2010
TKO (Punches) 1 1:01
win Kevin Gonzales
Amateur Fight
ROF 35 - Summer Brawl
Aug/01/2009
Submission (Armbar) Curtis Thrasher 1 1:20
win Nick Rhoads
Amateur Fight
RITC 127 - Rage in the Cage 127
May/16/2009
Submission (Armbar) 3 2:07
win Austin Greer
Amateur Fight
VFC 27 - Mayhem
May/01/2009
TKO (Punches) Jim Axtell 2 1:56
win Ben DeAnda
Amateur Fight
BUTS - Battle Under The Stars 1
Aug/02/2008
KO (Punch) Curtis Thrasher 1 0:27