Current rankings @ Lightweight
When is McGregor vs Gaethje?
Conor McGregor could potentially take on Justin Gaethje, in Spring 2024.
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 25 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 20 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 80%.
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 older man by 1 year, at 35 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 less experienced fighter, having had 1 fewer 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 16 less professional rounds, 45 to Gaethje's 61.
McGregor vs Gaethje form
Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat 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 submission in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
McGregor's last 4 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 29 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 2 years, 10 months and 29 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months. 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 McGregor vs Gaethje?
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