Justin Gaethje Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement, UFC career, Wife, Net Worth, and Social Media


Justin Gaethje is an American professional MMA fighter. He is from the United States. He is known for his ultimate level of octane style and his ability to take punishment. He is a record two-time Arizona state champion, division 1 wrestler in college, and former lightweight champion in the “World Series of Fighting “high school division. Recently he completed his Lightweight division of the UFC. He is a former interim lightweight champion, and Justin Gaethje UFC ranked was #1 UFC lightweight championship on December 13, 2021.

Facts of Justin Gaethje

  • Full name: Justin Ray Gaethje
  • Nickname: The Highlight
  • Date of birth: November 14, 1988
  • Birthplace: Safford, Arizona, U.S
  • Age: 33
  • Tattos : Scorpio
  • Father’s name: John Ray Gaethje
  • Mother’s name: Carolina Gaethje
  • Siblings: One brother and two sister
  • Brother name: Marcus John Gaethje
  • Ethnicity: American
  • Height: 5.11 feet
  • Weight: 70kg
  • Eye Color: Black Color
  • Hair color: Brown color
  • Religion: Christan

Justin Gaethje Early Life

Justin Gaethje was born in Safford, Arizona, on November 14, 1998. His mother’s name is Carolina, and his father’s name is John Ray Gaethje. His mother is of Mexican heritage, and his father is of German descent. He was not from a luxurious family. His mother worked as a postmaster. His father and both of his grandfathers were working as copper miners. He has two younger sisters. Marcus John Gaethje, his twin brother.

He started his wrestling career when he was four years old. He started his journey as a wrestler at Safford High School; he was a two-time Arizona state champion and an NCAA Division 1 All-American at the University of Northern Colorado. His amateur MMA career began when he was in college. He became professional in 2011, and his first debut was joining the world series of fighting (WSOF)in 2013, where he won the LIghtweight championship.

Justin Gaethje Education

Justin Gaethje went to Safford High School when he was 4years old. He was a four-time finalist and two-time state winner of all school wrestling championships. As a wrestler, he still has the seventh most near falls, 218, and Gaethje’s record earned the ninth most team points, 1075.5, in the history of his state wrestling.

He graduated from Safford High school with a record of 191-9. He accepted an offer from the University of Northern Colorado though he didn’t agree to admit it there because of his family purpose. 

Gaethje finished the Oregon Wrestling classic with the record 18-9 and took third place.

Justin Gaethje Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurement

Justin Gaethje was born on November 14, 1988, and now he is a 33 years old guy. He is approximately 5 feet 11 inches tall 0r 180 cm tall, and weighs around 70kg or 153 lbs.

His physique dimensions are 42-33-16 inches, and he wears a size 10 U.S shoe. He’s hair is brown, and his zodiac sign is Scorpio.

By born, Justin Gaertje is an American, but his ancestry was not from genuinely American blood. His father is German, and his mother is of Mexican heritage as an American Christan Gaethje practiced Christianity. He is fond of different sports, basically football of them.

Justin Gaethje Early and UFC career

  • On December 2, 2012, Justin Gaethje was signed by the World Series Of Fighting, and he made his debut on March 3, 2013.
  • On June 14, 2013, Gaethje faced Brian Cobb at the World Series of Fighting3 and fought him via TKO in the third round from leg kicks.
  • On November 15, 2014, He made a debut with his former training partner and UFC veteran Melvin Guillard. He easily won the fight by a unanimous decision.
  • Gaethje revealed that he would defend his WSOF Lightweight Championship on October 17, 2016, against Joo Zeferino. Due to injury issues, Zeferino was forced to withdraw from the fight, and Luiz Firemino was replaced there. Because of a serious injury to the right eye doctor stopped him in round three, and Gaethje won the battle via TKO.
  • Gaethje left the World Series of Fighting by a declaration on May 4, 2017, signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His first debut in UFC was against veteran Michael Jhonson.
  • On March 30, 2019, Gaethje faced Edson Barboza at UFC on Espn 2. At the beginning of the first round, He knocked out the opponent.
  • In the main event of UFC ESPN=16 0n September 14, 2019, He met with Donald Cerrone. He won the bout through first-round TKO.

Justin Gaethje Last Fight

Opponent: Michael Chandler

Event: UFC 264

Date : 6 / 11 / 2021

Result: win ( Justin Gaethje)

Record: 23-3

Method: Decision ( Unanimous)

Justin Gaethje Next Fight

UFC 274, 2022, He is going to face Charles Oliveira on Sun, May 8, 8 AM.

Justin Gaethje vs. Michael Chandler

Opponent: Michael Chandler

Event: UFC 264

Date : 6 / 11 / 2021

Result: win ( Justin Gaethje)

Record: 23-3

Method: Decision ( Unanimous)

Justin Gaethje vs Khabib Nurmagomedov

On 24/11/2020, UFC 254, He faced Khabib Nurmagomedov ( 22-3). He lost this game Technical Submission 9 Triangle choke).

Justin Gaethje Net Worth

Justin Gaethje earns his large portion of money from Wrestling. Also, he earns lucrative money from sponsorship. His estimated net worth is around $4 million.

Justin Gaethje wife

Gaethje is not interested in disclosing his marriage and personal life. He always maintains it secret. As a result, it is unknown whether he is married or not. Even on his social media, he did not share any photos with his girlfriend or wife. But his fans are always enthusiastic about knowing about his personal life.

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