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Who won Gaethje vs Vick?
Justin Gaethje beat James Vick by , during the main event of UFC Fight Night 135, on Saturday 25th August 2018 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Justin Gaethje.
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 Vick stats
Justin Gaethje stepped into the ring with a record of 18 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
James Vick made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Gaethje had a massive power advantage over Vick, boasting at 83% knock out percentage over Vick's 23%.
Justin Gaethje was the younger man by 2 years, at 32 years old.
Vick had a height advantage of 4 inches over Gaethje. That also extended to a 6-inch reach advantage.
Gaethje was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 6 more fights, and made his debut in 2011, 2 months later than Vick, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 17 more professional rounds, 52 to Vick's 35.
Gaethje vs Vick form
Justin Gaethje had stopped 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Donald Cerrone at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Previous to that, he had beat Edson Barboza at UFC on ESPN 2 on 30th March 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against James Vick at UFC Fight Night 135 on 25th August 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln.
Before that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC on FOX 29 on 14th April 2018 by knockout in the 4th round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
He had lost to Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218 on 2nd December 2017 by knockout in the 3rd round at Little Caesars Arena, Detroit.
Gaethje's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
Vick's last 3 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 6 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.