The undefeated Justin Gaethje entered this fight with a perfect mma record of 13-0-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.19 lightweight in the world; he fought three times last year beating Richard Patishnock (=Gaethje vs Patishnock), Nick Newell (=Gaethje vs Newell) and Melvin Guillard (=Gaethje vs Guillard).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Luis Palomino, has an official record of 23-9-0 (65% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.38 in the same weight class. ‘Baboon’ Palomino suffered his last defeat in 2013 when he faced Efrain Escudero, after losing he came back to win beating Jorge ‘Macaco’ Patino (=Patino vs Palomino) and Lewis Gonzalez (=Palomino vs Gonzalez). Gaethje vs Palomino, main event of Wsof 19, is valid for the WSOF lightweight title (held by Gaethje). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: WSOF 19: Gaethje vs Palomino
Where: Comerica Theatre, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Division: lightweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Title: WSOF Lightweight Championship title
Gaethje’s previous fight: Justin Gaethje vs Melvin Guillard
Palomino’s previous fight: Luis Palomino vs Lewis Gonzalez
Their second fight: Justin Gaethje vs Luis Palomino 2
Video: Official video