Nov 06 2021
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-3-0
UD 3

Score cards

  • 30-27
  • 29-28
  • 29-28
UD 3
22-6-0

The tape

35
Age
37
5' 11" / 181 cm
Height
5' 8" / 173 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
68.9" / 175 cm

Tape record

Form
22
Wins
22
19
By KO
10
86
KO%
45
1
By SUB
7
5
SUB%
32
3
Loses
6
2
Stopped
4
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2011
Debut
2009
25
Bouts
28
52
Rounds
60
3 hours, 24 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 3 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

2
UFC
4
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
6

Justin Gaethje vs Michael Chandler report

Who won Gaethje vs Chandler?

Justin Gaethje beat Michael Chandler by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 268, on Saturday 6th November 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The scorecards were announced as 30-27, 29-28, 29-28 in favor of winner Justin Gaethje.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Lightweight division, which meant the weight limit was 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).

Gaethje vs Chandler stats

Justin Gaethje stepped into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.

Michael Chandler made his way to the cage with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 10 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.

The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Chandler, boasting at 86% knock out percentage over Chandler's 45%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Chandler had a large advantage over Gaethje, boosting at 32% submission rate over Gaethje's 5%.

Justin Gaethje was the younger man by 2 years, at 35 years old.

Gaethje had a height advantage of 3 inches over Chandler. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Gaethje was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 year later than Chandler, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He had fought 7 less professional rounds, 61 to Chandler's 68.

Gaethje vs Chandler form

Michael Chandler had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Charles Oliveira at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Toyota Center, Houston, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Dan Hooker at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Benson Henderson at Bellator 243 on 7th August 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, United States.

Before that, he had beat Sidney Outlaw at Bellator 237 on 28th December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

He had been beaten by Patricio Pitbull at Bellator 221 on 11th May 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Bellator Lightweight championship fight at Allstate Arena, Rosemont, United States.

Activity check

Gaethje's last 3 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 7 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 2 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Chandler's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 9 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.2 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Gaethje vs Chandler?

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