Sep 14 2019
Saturday

Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
Donald Cerrone
Cerrone
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20-2-0
KO 1
KO 1
0-0-0

The tape

35
Age
41
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm

Tape record

KOKOKOKOKO
Form
KOUDKOSUBUD
20
Wins
0
17
By KO
0
85
KO%
0
1
By SUB
0
5
SUB%
0
2
Loses
0
2
Stopped
0
0
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2006
22
Bouts
0
44
Rounds
0
2 hours, 50 minutes
Fight Time
0 seconds

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Justin Gaethje vs Donald Cerrone report

Who won Gaethje vs Cerrone?

Justin Gaethje beat Donald Cerrone by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC on ESPN+ 16, on Saturday 14th September 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Gaethje vs Cerrone stats

Justin Gaethje stepped into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Donald Cerrone made his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 0 wins, 0 losses, and 0 draws.

This was Justin Gaethje's 13th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2017.

Justin Gaethje's UFC record stood at 8-5-0, while Donald Cerrone's came in at 23-14-0.

The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Cerrone, boasting a 85% knock out percentage over Cerrone's 0%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Gaethje had a slight advantage over Cerrone, with a 5% submission rate over Cerrone's 0%.

Justin Gaethje was the younger man by 6 years, at 35 years old.

Cerrone had a height advantage of 2 inches over Gaethje. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Gaethje was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 22 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 5 years and 6 months later than Cerrone, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He had fought 49 less professional rounds, 66 to Cerrone's 115.

Gaethje vs Cerrone form

Justin Gaethje had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Edson Barboza at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten James Vick at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 29 on 14th April 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

Before that, he had been beaten by Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.

He had defeated Michael Johnson at The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale on 7th July 2017 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Gaethje's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Gaethje vs Cerrone?

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