Apr 13 2024
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Card
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
25-7-0
KO 5
KO 5
25-4-0

The tape

32
Age
35
5' 11" / 180 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Tape record

KOUDUDUDUD
Form
KOMDSUBUDSUB
25
Wins
25
11
By KO
20
44
KO%
80
2
By SUB
1
8
SUB%
4
7
Loses
4
0
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2010
Debut
2011
32
Bouts
29
105
Rounds
61
8 hours, 24 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 4 minutes

Tape rankings @ Lightweight

-
UFC
2
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
3

Max Holloway vs Justin Gaethje report

Who won Holloway vs Gaethje?

Max Holloway beat Justin Gaethje by knockout in the 5th round during the main card of UFC 300, on Saturday 13th April 2024 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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).

Holloway vs Gaethje stats

Max Holloway stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.

Justin Gaethje made his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 4 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by knock out and 1 by submission.

This was Max Holloway's 29th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2012. Justin Gaethje marked his 13th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2017.

Max Holloway's UFC record stood at 22-7-0, while Justin Gaethje's came in at 8-5-0.

The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Holloway, boasting a 80% knock out percentage over Holloway's 44%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Holloway had a slight advantage over Gaethje, with a 8% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.

Max Holloway was the younger man by 3 years, at 32 years old.

Gaethje had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Holloway was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2010, 11 months earlier than Gaethje, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 44 more professional rounds, 110 to Gaethje's 66.

Holloway vs Gaethje form

Holloway had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Chan Sung Jung at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Korean Zombie on 26th August 2023 by knockout in the 3rd round at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Kallang, Singapore.

Previous to that, he had beaten Arnold Allen at UFC Fight Night – Holloway vs. Allen on 15th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Center, Kansas City, United States.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Alexander Volkanovski at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Yair Rodriguez at UFC Vegas 42 on 13th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He was victorious against Calvin Kattar at UFC on ABC 1 on 16th January 2021 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Gaethje had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Dustin Poirier at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Charles Oliveira at UFC 274 on 7th May 2022 by submission in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Before that, he had defeated Michael Chandler at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

He had been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Max Holloway had been fighting more than Justin Gaethje.

Going to this contest, Max Holloway had last fought 8 months and 20 days ago, while Justin Gaethje's last outing had been 9 months and 17 days ago.

Holloway's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 4 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4.6 rounds on average.

Gaethje's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 6 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 17 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 Holloway vs Gaethje?

Max Holloway was a 137/100 (+140) underdog going into the contest, while Justin Gaethje made his way into the ring at 61/100 (-160) with oddsmakers.

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