Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is Gaethje vs Holloway?
Justin Gaethje could potentially take on Max Holloway, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
Gaethje vs Holloway stats
Justin Gaethje would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Max Holloway would make his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggest Gaethje would have a massive power advantage over Holloway, boasting at 80% knock out percentage over Holloway's 44%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Holloway would have a slight advantage over Gaethje, with a 8% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.
Justin Gaethje is the older man by 4 years, at 35 years old.
Gaethje has 1-inch reach advantage.
Gaethje is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2011, 11 months later than Holloway, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He has fought 44 less professional rounds, 61 to Holloway's 105.
Gaethje vs Holloway form
Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 majority decision in the 1st round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Before that, he had won against 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 lost to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 254 on 24th October 2020 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Holloway has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight, he beat 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 beat 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 been beaten by 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 had won 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.
In terms of recent activity, Max Holloway has been fighting more than Justin Gaethje.
Justin Gaethje last fought 4 months and 4 days ago, while Max Holloway's last outing was 3 months and 7 days ago.
Gaethje's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 9 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Holloway's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 23 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.6 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Gaethje vs Holloway?
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