Current rankings @ Welterweight
When is Masvidal vs Gaethje?
Jorge Masvidal could potentially take on Justin Gaethje, in Spring 2024.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which means the weight limit would be 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).
Masvidal vs Gaethje stats
Jorge Masvidal would step into the octagon with a record of 35 wins, 17 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Justin Gaethje would make his way to the cage with a record of 25 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 20 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest Gaethje would have a massive power advantage over Masvidal, boosting at 80% knock out percentage over Masvidal's 46%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Masvidal would have a slight advantage over Gaethje, with a 6% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.
Jorge Masvidal is the older man by 4 years, at 39 years old.
Masvidal has 3-inch reach advantage.
Masvidal is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2003, 8 years and 2 months earlier than Gaethje, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 72 more professional rounds, 133 to Gaethje's 61.
Masvidal vs Gaethje form
Jorge Masvidal has stopped 1 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he lost to Gilbert Burns at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Colby Covington at UFC 272 on 5th March 2022 by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had been beaten by Kamaru Usman at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had defeated Nate Diaz at UFC 244 on 2nd November 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.
Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 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 lost to 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 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 been beaten 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.
In terms of recent activity, Justin Gaethje has been fighting more than Jorge Masvidal.
Jorge Masvidal last fought 7 months and 25 days ago, while Justin Gaethje's last outing was 4 months and 4 days ago.
Masvidal's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
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.
What are the odds on Masvidal vs Gaethje?
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