Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is McGregor vs Gaethje?
Conor McGregor could potentially take on Justin Gaethje, in Spring 2022.
The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Lightweight division, which means the weight limit would be 155 pounds (11.1 stone or 70.3 KG).
McGregor vs Gaethje stats
Conor McGregor would step into the octagon with a record of 22 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 19 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 1 by submission.
Justin Gaethje would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.
The stats suggest McGregor would have a slight advantage in power over Gaethje, with a 86% knock out percentage over Gaethje's 83%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest McGregor would have a slight advantage over Gaethje, with a 5% submission rate over Gaethje's 4%.
Conor McGregor is the same age as Justin Gaethje, at 34 years old.
Gaethje has a height advantage of 2 inches over McGregor. Despite this, he has 4-inch reach advantage.
McGregor is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2008, 3 years and 5 months earlier than Gaethje, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He has fought 11 less professional rounds, 45 to Gaethje's 56.
McGregor vs Gaethje form
Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he 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.
Previous to 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had beat Tony Ferguson at UFC 249 on 9th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States.
He had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 1 month and 24 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.
Gaethje's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 2 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
What are the odds on McGregor vs Gaethje?
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