Fighter Details
United StatesJustin Gaethje
Name Justin Gaethje
Nickname The Highlight
Division Lightweight
Born November 14th, 1988
Country United States
Fight Record
2021
Lightweight Bout
R3

5:00
Michael Chandler ~ Iron
Decision ~ Unanimous

UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2Fight of the Night
November 6th, 2021
2020
Title BoutUFC Lightweight Title BoutTitle Bout
R2

1:34
Khabib Nurmagomedov ~ The Eagle
Technical Submission ~ Triangle Choke

UFC 254 - Khabib vs. Gaethje
October 24th, 2020
Title BoutInterim UFC Lightweight Title BoutTitle Bout
R5

3:39
Tony Ferguson ~ El Cucuy
TKO ~ PunchPerformance of the Night

UFC 249 - Ferguson vs. GaethjeFight of the Night
May 9th, 2020
2019
Lightweight Bout
R1

4:18
Donald Cerrone ~ Cowboy
TKO ~ PunchesPerformance of the Night

UFC Fight Night 158 - Cowboy vs. Gaethje
September 14th, 2019
Lightweight Bout
R1

2:30
Edson Barboza
KO ~ Punch

UFC on ESPN 2 - Barboza vs. GaethjeFight of the Night
March 30th, 2019
2018
Lightweight Bout
R1

1:27
James Vick ~ The Texecutioner
KO ~ PunchesPerformance of the Night

UFC Fight Night 135 - Gaethje vs. Vick
August 25th, 2018
Lightweight Bout
R4

0:33
Dustin Poirier ~ The Diamond
TKO ~ Punches

UFC on Fox 29 - Poirier vs. GaethjeFight of the Night
April 14th, 2018
2017
Lightweight Bout
R3

3:59
Eddie Alvarez ~ The Underground King
KO ~ Knee

UFC 218 - Holloway vs. Aldo 2Fight of the Night
December 2nd, 2017
Lightweight Bout
R2

4:48
Michael Johnson ~ The Menace
TKO ~ Punches and KneesPerformance of the Night

UFC - The Ultimate Fighter 25 FinaleFight of the Night
July 7th, 2017
2016
Open Weight Bout
R3

5:00
Luiz Firmino ~ Buscape
TKO ~ Doctor Stoppage

WSOF 34 - Gaethje vs. Firmino
December 31st, 2016
Open Weight Bout
R1

1:43
Brian Foster
TKO ~ Leg Kicks

WSOF 29 - Gaethje vs. Foster
March 12th, 2016
2015
Open Weight Bout
R2

4:30
Luis Palomino ~ Baboon
TKO ~ Punches

WSOF 23 - Gaethje vs. Palomino 2
September 18th, 2015
Open Weight Bout
R3

3:57
Luis Palomino ~ Baboon
TKO ~ Leg Kicks and Punches

WSOF 19 - Gaethje vs. Palomino
March 28th, 2015
2014
Open Weight Bout
R3

5:00
Melvin Guillard ~ The Young Assassin
Decision ~ Split

WSOF 15 - Branch vs. Okami
November 15th, 2014
Open Weight Bout
R2

3:09
Nick Newell ~ Notorious
TKO ~ Punches

WSOF 11 - Gaethje vs. Newell
July 5th, 2014
Open Weight Bout
R1

1:09
Richard Patishnock
TKO ~ Punches and Elbows

WSOF 8 - Gaethje vs. Patishnock
January 18th, 2014
2013
Open Weight Bout
R2

1:40
Dan Lauzon ~ The Upgrade
KO ~ Punches

WSOF 6 - Burkman vs. Carl
October 26th, 2013
Open Weight Bout
R3

2:19
Brian Cobb ~ The Bandit
TKO ~ Leg Kicks

WSOF 3 - Fitch vs. Burkman 2
June 14th, 2013
Open Weight Bout
R1

2:27
Gesias Cavalcante ~ JZ
TKO ~ Doctor Stoppage

WSOF 2 - Arlovski vs. Johnson
March 23rd, 2013