Bei UFC kehrt der Superstar zurück ins Octagon, verteidigt seinen Weltmeistertitel im Leichtgewicht gegen Interimschampion Justin Gaethje. Justin Ray Gaethje ist ein US-amerikanischer professioneller Mixed Martial Artist. Derzeit tritt er in der Lightweight Division der Ultimate Fighting Championship an. Ab dem 8. Dezember ist er # 11 in der Pfund-für-Pfund-Rangliste der. Justin Gaethje Verifizierter Account. @Justin_Gaethje. "UFC" fighter, NCAA D1 All-American for The University of Northern Colorado, 2x AZ State Champion.
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When and why did you start training for fighting? I grew up wrestling and fighting was never something I ever dreamed about doing. What ranks and titles have you held?
World Series of Fighting lightweight champion five successful title defenses. What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn?
University of Northern Colorado. I am an internship away from completing my Bachelors degree in Human Services.
What was your job before you started fighting? I was a student and then I would take random jobs. I worked in demolition, I did painting, I was a bouncer at a billiards club, so anything to be able to keep training and to follow my goal.
Specific accomplishments in amateur competition? Justin Gaethje. Facebook Twitter Instagram. Final Sub. Justin Gaethje Fighter Fighting Style Height Weight Khabib Nurmagomedov Wrestling 5' 10" lbs Justin Gaethje Striker 5' 11" lbs.
Date Opponent Res. Decision Rnd Time Event Oct 24, K. Nurmagomedov L. Racing Positions. Conor McGregor's UFC journey: Historic success, controversy, star power.
MMA pound-for-pound rankings: Two quick title defenses boost Figueiredo. I did 96 hours one week. You'll be right back here. Gaethje began wrestling at the age of four.
Gaethje graduated from Safford High School with a record. In his sophomore season, he qualified for the NCAA Division I lb Championship , where he posted a record.
He finished the season with a record, and was named to the Western Wrestling All-Conference First Team.
As a junior, Gaethje went at the NCAA Division I lb Championship to earn 7th place and All-American status. This made him the first Northern Colorado wrestler to attain Division I All-American status since Larry Wagner in In June , it was announced that Gaethje would be inducted into the University of Northern Colorado Athletics Hall of Fame for his achievements in wrestling.
Gaethje first came into contact with mixed martial arts MMA as a freshman at the University of Northern Colorado , when he wrestled Ultimate Fighting Championship UFC fighters such as Georges St-Pierre , Clay Guida and future opponent Donald Cerrone.
Afterwards, he talked to his coaches about his intentions on trying out the new sport, to which he was told that he had to get his grades up in order to get an amateur bout.
After amassing a 7—0 amateur record, Gaethje made his professional debut on August 20, , against future UFC fighter Kevin Croom.
Gaethje won the fight in the first round via KO due to a slam after Croom attempted a submission. Gaethje won by knockout 12 seconds into the first round.
Gaethje was signed by the World Series of Fighting on December 2, ,  and made his debut on March 23, at WSOF 2 against Gesias Cavalcante , finishing the fight in the first round through TKO doctor stoppage after opening a cut above Cavalcante's left eye.
On June 14, , he fought Brian Cobb at WSOF 3 , eventually winning via TKO from leg kicks in the third round. Afterwards, Gaethje fought Dan Lauzon at WSOF 6 on October 26, , finishing Lauzon by knockout with a right uppercut in the second round.
The three stoppage victories secured Gaethje a shot at the inaugural WSOF Lightweight Championship , in the headline bout of WSOF 8 against Richard Patishnock on January 18, Gaethje dispatched Patishnock in the first round via TKO to become the WSOF Lightweight Champion.
His first title defense was at WSOF 11 against Nick Newell on July 5, On November 15, , Gaethje faced UFC veteran and former training partner Melvin Guillard at WSOF He scaled at He then went on to fight Luis Palomino at WSOF 19 on March 28, Gaethje defended his title by stopping Palomino via TKO in the third round after a combination of leg kicks and punches.
Gaethje had a rematch against Palomino on September 18, , at WSOF 23 and defended his belt again, finishing Palomino in the second round by TKO.
At WSOF 29 on March 12, , he defended his belt against Brian Foster via TKO due to leg kicks at of the first round. Gaethje was expected to defend the WSOF Lightweight Championship against Ozzy Dugulubgov at WSOF 33 on October 7, On May 4, , Gaethje announced he had vacated his WSOF title and signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
On July 13, , the UFC announced that Gaethje would coach The Ultimate Fighter 26 along with Eddie Alvarez , with the duo expected to face each other at the conclusion of the season.
Honestly, being in front of that many people, being able to put my skills on the line at the highest level on a pay-per-view, all of those things, it was a dream come true for me.
I said it before, I said it many times, that I was going to lose eventually. If I lost, I hoped that I would get knocked out. All of those things came true.
Gaethje lost a back-and-forth fight via TKO in the fourth round to Dustin Poirier on April 14, , at UFC on Fox Poirier as the best fight of Poirier said, "I didn't know it in the fight, but I knew it the night of and the next morning.
He tore my quad. I'm trying to think of another time I've been seriously damaged with kicks. Jim Miller hurt my calf really good, but nothing like that.
Gaethje was scheduled to fight Al Iaquinta on August 25, , at UFC Fight Night Gaethje faced Edson Barboza on March 30, , at UFC on ESPN 2.
On April 6, it was announced that Gaethje would step in on short notice to face Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC Lightweight Championship on April 18, at UFC Gaethje fought in a unification bout for the UFC Lightweight Championship against Khabib Nurmagomedov on October 24, , at UFC As a two-time Arizona State high school champion and an NCAA Division I All-American , Gaethje has some of the best wrestling credentials in the UFC's lightweight division.
Despite his elite wrestling pedigree, he rarely looks for takedowns , instead preferring an entertaining stand-up fighting style. For some reason, my mind will not let me do it.
I think I sold myself so hard on the fact that this is not wrestling. It gets you tired. In a ESPN interview, Gaethje stated he realized after transitioning from wrestling to mixed martial arts that, while winning was still important, entertaining the fans could earn him more money.
I've gotten opportunities on the biggest stages because of the way I fight. I've never not wanted to win a belt, but I wanted to make money, and the surest way to make money in this sport was to be exciting.
Although he is still a pressure fighter , Wittman said that Gaethje now takes fewer risks and is more selective about when to trade punches.