Michael Johnson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-11-0 (59% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.14 lightweight in the world but he won just one out of his last four bouts, against Dustin Poirier last year (=Poirier vs Johnson). After this bout he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov (=Johnson vs Nurmagomedov).
His opponent, the undefeated Wsof Lw champion Justin Gaethje, has a perfect record of 17-0-0 (88% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.10 in the same weight class (currently the #1 in this division is Conor McGregor). He fought twice last year winning over Brian Foster (=Gaethje vs Foster) and Luiz Firmino (=Gaethje vs Firmino). Justin Gaethje vs Michael Johnson is the main event of “The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale” – UFC Tuf 25. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC The Ultimate Fighter 25: Redemption Finale
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
UFC Tuf 25 Finale fight card (main fights):
Michael Johnson vs Justin Gaethje
Jesse Taylor vs Dhiego Lima
Marc Diakiese vs Drakkar Klose
Elias Theodorou vs Brad Tavares
Marcel Fortuna vs Jordan Johnson
Johnson’s previous fight: Michael Johnson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov
Gaethje’s previous fight: Justin Gaethje vs Luiz Firmino
Gaethje’s next fight: Eddie Alvarez vs Justin Gaethje
Johnson’s next fight: Darren Elkins vs Michael Johnson
Johnson vs Gaethje Fight Video: