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Justin Gaethje Sees Nurmagomedov Loss As Different From Other Losses

Ahead of his return fight against Michael Chandler, the crowd-pleasing Justin Gaethje details his journey back to competition and the differences between his three losses. Reflecting on his only three losses in MMA, "The Highlight" believes his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov was different from his other two. On that...

Justin Gaethje: “Kevin Lee Is A Bitch”

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has branded Kevin Lee a "bitch," and suggested his knockout victory over Gregor Gillespie was the worst thing that could've happened to him. Gaethje's comments come ahead of his own return to action later this year. Having not fought since his championship loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov...

Gaethje Says Tony Ferguson Is Not Done, “He’ll Never Be Broken”

Justin Gaethje has changed his opinion on the future of Tony Ferguson's career. Justin Gaethje was almost ready to write Tony Ferguson off after he beat him at UFC 249 but something has changed. In the lead-up to his fight with Michael Chandler, Gaethje has given Ferguson a little...

Gaethje Claims “Emotional” Aldo’s Loss To McGregor Was “90% Mental”

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has suggested that José Aldo's 2015 loss to Conor McGregor was 90% as a result of of the Irishman's mental warfare. After defeating Chad Mendes to claim the interim UFC featherweight Championship, McGregor met the dominant Aldo in a unification bout at UFC 194. After bringing...

Gaethje: Chandler Was “Seeking Attention” With Vaccination Comments

UFC lightweight Justin Gaethje has put his upcoming opponent Michael Chandler's vaccination comments down to the former Bellator Lightweight Champion "seeking attention." The two former 155-pound UFC title challengers are set to collide at UFC 268 on November 6. Gaethje will be competing for the first time in over a...

Chandler Counters Gaethje’s Guarantee With A Promise Of His Own

Michael Chandler has countered Justin Gaethje's guarantee that the former Bellator champion will shoot for an early takedown at UFC 268. The two former lightweight title challengers are set to collide on a stacked UFC 268 card on November 6. Alongside blockbuster championship rematches between Kamaru Usman and Colby Covington,...

Justin Gaethje Makes A Guarantee Ahead Of Michael Chandler Fight

Ahead of their meeting on November 6, Justin Gaethje has made a bold prediction regarding his fight with Michael Chandler. The eagerly anticipated lightweight clash between Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler will take place in Madison Square Garden at UFC 268 later this year, and a wide range of fans...

Charles Oliveira Predicts Gaethje/Chandler & Makhachev/Dos Anjos

UFC champion Charles Oliveira gives his predictions on some pivotal lightweight matchups.  The UFC’s lightweight division remains one of the premier divisions in the sport. With so many talented athletes competing on the roster, every top ten fight is of great importance. Current champ Charles Oliveira is aware of this...

Oliveira Responds To Gaethje’s Lack Of Respect For His Title Reign

Charles Oliveira is aware of Justin Gaethje's recent comments and he wasn't interested in holding his tongue. Oliveira is the reigning UFC Lightweight Champion. He captured the gold when he stopped Michael Chandler in the second round of their bout back in May. The title had been vacated after Khabib...

Justin Gaethje Was Looking For a Fight With Max Holloway As A Way Back To Title

Justin Gaethje was looking for a fight recently, but the would-be opponent might surprise you. Gaethje has been on the outside on the lightweight title picture looking in for the better part of a year. He last fought back in October of 2020 when he received his first UFC title...

Gaethje Refuses To Acknowledge Oliveira As Champ Until He Beats Poirier

Justin Gaethje says he won't recognize UFC Lightweight Champion Charles Oliveira as the "best" at 155 pounds until he beats Dustin Poirier. After 28 fights that spanned over a decade in the UFC, Oliveira finally saw gold wrapped around his waist at UFC 262 in May. After the great Khabib...

Gaethje: There’s A 0% Chance Conor McGregor Will Ever Fight Me

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje doesn't believe Irish megastar Conor McGregor would accept a fight against him anymore. Gaethje, who signed for the UFC in 2017 after a dominant reign as the World Series of Fighting 155-pound champion, is yet to make the walk to the Octagon in 2021 having...

Justin Gaethje Has His Sights Set On Poirier Rematch After Chandler Fight

Justin Gaethje wants to run it back with Dustin Poirier if he gets past Michael Chandler later this year. After verbally agreeing to fight on November 6, the returning Justin Gaethje is set to collide with #4-ranked lightweight contender, Michael Chandler, in a title eliminator that is believed to be...

Justin Gaethje Says Michael Chandler Showed Oliveira Is Still A Quitter

UFC lightweight contender Justin Gaethje has suggested that Dustin Poirier will make Charles Oliveira quit if "The Diamond" challenges for the title next. Gaethje, who was last in action in 2020 when he failed to capture gold from Khabib Nurmagomedov, says that that Oliveira's championship crowning at UFC 262 did...

Gaethje & Chandler Have An Interesting Exchange On Live Broadcast

Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler just had a very interesting exchange on the UFC 265 live weigh-in show, and we're frankly not sure what to make of it. During the UFC 265 weigh-in show, Justin Gaethje was brought on via Skype to chop it up with the broadcast crew, which...