Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Lightweight
22-6-0
25-5-0

The tape

35
Age
35
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 181 cm
74" / 188 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm

Full record

KO 1KO 2KO 1SUB 4KO 2
Form
KO 5KO 2MD 3SUB 1UD 3
22
Wins
25
19
By KO
20
86
KO%
80
1
By Sub
1
5
SUB%
4
6
Losses
5
2
Stopped
3
4
Tapped
2
0
Draws
0
2008
Debut
2011
28
Bouts
30
45
Rounds
66
2 hours, 33 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 29 minutes

Current rankings @ Lightweight

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UFC
3
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
5

Conor McGregor vs Justin Gaethje preview

When is McGregor vs Gaethje?

Conor McGregor could potentially take on Justin Gaethje, in Autumn/Fall 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 losses 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, 5 losses and 0 draws, 20 of those wins coming 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 same age as Justin Gaethje, 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 2 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 21 less professional rounds, 45 to Gaethje's 66.

McGregor vs Gaethje form

Conor McGregor has stopped 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he lost to Dustin Poirier at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 on 23rd January 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at Etihad Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Going into that contest, he had won against Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had been defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 on 6th October 2018 by submission in the 4th round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on 12th November 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Gaethje has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Max Holloway at UFC 300 on 13th April 2024 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Dustin Poirier at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Rafael Fiziev at UFC 286 on 18th March 2023 by majority decision in their 3 round contest at o2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Before that, 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.

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.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Justin Gaethje has been fighting more than Conor McGregor.

Conor McGregor last fought 2 years, 9 months and 12 days ago, while Justin Gaethje's last outing was 9 days ago.

McGregor's last 5 fights have come over a period of 7 years, 5 months and 10 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Gaethje's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on McGregor vs Gaethje?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for McGregor vs Gaethje yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Conor McGregor vs Justin Gaethje news

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