Justin Gaethje discusses loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov | UFC 254 Post Show | ESPN MMA

Justin Gaethje speaks with Megan Olivi on the UFC 254 Post Show on ESPN+ about his loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov. Gaethje shares the message he gave to Khabib, who became emotional immediately after the end of the fight and offers a timeline for when he would like to return.
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  1. Ak Samkanai

    Ak SamkanaiHour ago

    Now you're a humble guy 🤣🤣

  2. Lone Sameer

    Lone Sameer17 hours ago

    Legends are people who even after a loss win people's hearts.

  3. ImOnlySpectating

    ImOnlySpectatingDay ago

    In the heat of the fight; Justin does not even realize he was forced into panic mode to reposition @ 3:39 during last round with a eye gouge from Khabib. Or Justin is just to good a guy to mention it.

  4. Anahi Raudales

    Anahi RaudalesDay ago


  5. maaz tqq

    maaz tqq3 days ago

    Justin I love u brother ,🔥👑🥰

  6. Ishmael Perera

    Ishmael Perera4 days ago


  7. Sonamor

    Sonamor4 days ago

    Seeing people smash each others face in brings no tears, but when Khabib cry, i cry


    ARK ANGEL5 days ago

    Khabib win this though match with broken foot. Khabib is better at everything not just gapling.He can destroyed Justin with punch if he want.

  9. Saeed Nasim

    Saeed Nasim5 days ago

    He made me a fan. This is how you take a loss. Respect.


    FRAGS, CARS AND COFFEE5 days ago

    Most dangerous fighters are fighters like him . Don’t care win or lose , just having a beautiful time .

  11. The Boss

    The Boss5 days ago

    Khabib got the win, but Justin got another fan. This man is a true American gentleman. My favorite MMA fighter. RESPECT ✊!

  12. That Guy

    That Guy6 days ago

    Khabib The sandman Nurmagomedov.

  13. Steve Whocares

    Steve Whocares7 days ago

    I just saw a Nipple! Oops

  14. shah Aman khan

    shah Aman khan7 days ago

    Limping for 3 weeks??? It wasn't there even for 3 minutes 😂 khabib is a monster...

  15. Summer Breeze

    Summer Breeze8 days ago

    Just my opinion. Justin looked nervous when he faced Khabib. Actually he has skills to fight back, his mentality got down in the cage. I hope he'll getting better.

  16. Md Asif Hasan

    Md Asif Hasan8 days ago

    Justin Gaethje lost the match but Justin Gaethje is not loser

  17. Kushal Acharya

    Kushal Acharya9 days ago

    Kid said he is ready to die in there but tapped twice in same night. Chicken

  18. Uriel Llarena

    Uriel Llarena10 days ago


  19. Lancer1131

    Lancer113110 days ago

    I’m rooting for you now Justin, till you retire. Keep it up man

  20. leechlakesfinest !

    leechlakesfinest !11 days ago

    Lmfao lost his belt real quick

  21. ANYTNSharp

    ANYTNSharp11 days ago

    The reason Khabib dominated so quickly on the ground is because Justin didn't defend AT ALL... And either he's not aware of the holes in his defense or he's choosing not to mention it but that kind of domination usually only happens to someone with no experience in Jujitsu ...

  22. DOGA

    DOGA12 days ago

    khabib fans new favourite "Justin".

  23. Libra66

    Libra6613 days ago

    That green chicks should ask Gaetjhe did Khabib don't want to maul him in front of his parents and chose to put Gaetjhe to sleep Khabib had mercy on Gaetjhe right.

  24. mateen awan

    mateen awan13 days ago

    As a muslim I tell u Justin you are a good fighter , and also you have a good soul, I watched your fight with khabib , my heart feel respect about u, because your behavior is so gantle, and honest.

  25. sabrina daebak

    sabrina daebak13 days ago

    He is gonna comeback even stronger now. Watchout LW!

  26. Gawani Whitecrow

    Gawani Whitecrow14 days ago

    Future champ

  27. AskHarbir

    AskHarbir14 days ago

    You would have won if you had got a few more kicks? That was a one sided beating. Khabib is on another level

  28. Abishkar Sharma

    Abishkar Sharma15 days ago

    Please Justin never share your weakness to public.... you ll know consequences later ...

  29. Mr. Brownie

    Mr. Brownie17 days ago

    Khabib fans are now justins fans no doubt

  30. Mr. Brownie

    Mr. Brownie17 days ago

    such a sweet guy - "when you choked out.... I'm not a doctor" So adorable and innocent - Just love him - Respect to you man

  31. IM_101

    IM_10117 days ago

    Khabib fan here, but Justin is also one of my favorite fighters. As tough as he is, his personality is also great.

  32. Abbas Kara Gol

    Abbas Kara Gol18 days ago


  33. Anil Aksoy

    Anil Aksoy19 days ago

    Khabib, Justin, Dustin....they are what mma is all about

  34. Pau Ratto

    Pau Ratto19 days ago

    Khabib and Justin. Real men. Great fighters.

  35. Soyed Arif

    Soyed Arif19 days ago

    Justin just keeps on winning our heart, I mean look at this guy and Khabib these two are all about fighting rather than trash talk. UFC needs more down to earth fighters like these guys who do all their talking by their action and skill inside the octagon.

  36. lou6977

    lou697719 days ago

    Classy as ever, Justin Gaethje. Hats off

  37. Dynamite Black

    Dynamite Black19 days ago

    Now I'm just rooting for Justin to rearrange McChicken face.

  38. yuoop noke

    yuoop noke20 days ago

    What a class act, congrats to Justin's parents for raising a fine young man!

  39. liamardo007

    liamardo00721 day ago

    Justin has a good future ahead, especially now Khabib is going

  40. hoiy vinosa

    hoiy vinosa21 day ago

    What a class act, congrats to Justin's parents for raising a fine young man!

  41. Ranjan Henry

    Ranjan Henry21 day ago

    For someone who takes a lot of damage to the head, Justin is pretty clear in this thought process. Respect his mind and how her presents himself. You just cant hate the guy. He will be in the top 5 till her retires.

  42. Habib Zabar

    Habib Zabar21 day ago

    God bless JG wish him all the best in the future and hope he becomes more successful fighter

  43. yuoop noke

    yuoop noke20 days ago

    too many fighters become more hesitant and get picked apart

  44. Ansar Ali

    Ansar Ali21 day ago

    I like Justin, but he's delusion of leg kicks to beat Habib was his down fall. After making to many leg kicks Habib just caught like I thought and finshed him with out ground and pound.

  45. Ansar Ali

    Ansar Ali18 days ago

    @hoiy vinosa me to, Conor is a vicious puncher who can sleep opponents,. I also think Connor can do Tony.

  46. hoiy vinosa

    hoiy vinosa21 day ago

    McGregor vs gathje would be a good fight but I think McGregor tkos him inside 4 rounds

  47. bilinas mini

    bilinas mini22 days ago

    "I took three shots to the head" face full of bruises 😅

  48. Farhan Khan

    Farhan Khan3 days ago

    Be careful brother I have a very good jab - khabib

  49. Roguestatus33

    Roguestatus339 days ago

    @Man Can 29 significant strikes against Khabib... he’s by far the better striker. Be real

  50. Man Can

    Man Can15 days ago

    Exactly and khabib got none and gaethje is supposed to be the better striker.

  51. Levi wilford Ackerman

    Levi wilford Ackerman21 day ago

    Heavy punches he said

  52. Ravi Singh

    Ravi Singh22 days ago

    he is classy in defeat. love him

  53. Somdut Roy

    Somdut Roy22 days ago

    Nice post show with Megan, Gaethje and his BJJ coach.

  54. Rafael Tudlong

    Rafael Tudlong22 days ago


  55. schwabental socorro

    schwabental socorro23 days ago

    Both fighters are a class act. This is actually heartwarming.

  56. bilinas mini

    bilinas mini22 days ago

    Weed pro app

  57. Ym Forindia

    Ym Forindia23 days ago

    Justin said he gave lot of damage to khabib and probably dont walk next 3 weeks. That was funny. I saw khabib just after win doesnt seems to hurt any thing there he looked like he didn't even had a training session on October 24th. How about that ? Anyway respect to justin for his effort 😀😀😀😀

  58. Pierre Maldonado

    Pierre Maldonado23 days ago

    she is so wet

  59. Joege Pately

    Joege Pately23 days ago

    Justin Gaetjhe has done himself n his family proud. Khabib is some animal man...

  60. Jay Chavo

    Jay Chavo23 days ago

    there’s definitely still health consequences when getting choked unconscious lmao

  61. ChrisTheMMAFan

    ChrisTheMMAFan18 days ago

    @bofooit gojo yeah he didn't want to hurt gaethje clearlu that's why he choked someone with problems breathing out of his nose out.

  62. bofooit gojo

    bofooit gojo23 days ago

    Crazy to think Khabib didnt want to hurt him so he just put him to sleep. That is epic control of the fight

  63. Jack Tripper

    Jack Tripper23 days ago

    Megan is overdressed. She can tone it down

  64. bofooit gojo

    bofooit gojo23 days ago

    I went to school with him and his twin brother . Great guy.


    TRT VITOR24 days ago

    i dont like khabib as a person but i massively respect him recognising the damage to his legs and the shots landing to the head and him taking the fight tojustin with urgency. too many fighters become more hesitant and get picked apart

  66. Justin Yaan

    Justin Yaan24 days ago

    "I took three shots to the head" face full of bruises 😅

  67. ChrisTheMMAFan

    ChrisTheMMAFan18 days ago

    That's normal in a fight lol

  68. Robert Burdette

    Robert Burdette24 days ago

    McGregor vs gathje would be a good fight but I think McGregor tkos him inside 4 rounds

  69. shiraaz suleman

    shiraaz suleman24 days ago

    Respect 🙌 Justin

  70. mikin lirou

    mikin lirou25 days ago

    gameplan... You can't argue that Russian guy is way above everyone in that division...

  71. Tsjung Fu

    Tsjung Fu25 days ago

    Great Guy ! Great Fighter ! Lotta respect for this guy ! 👊🏼✨

  72. Jonathan Vadquez

    Jonathan Vadquez25 days ago

    Weed pro app

  73. Jonathan Vadquez

    Jonathan Vadquez25 days ago

    The cure vevo a movie

  74. Redhot Pheonix

    Redhot Pheonix25 days ago

    hes a great loser man, great positive attitude.

  75. mikin lirou

    mikin lirou25 days ago

    was the best in the history of UFC.

  76. nunu laskar

    nunu laskar25 days ago

    I m a great supporter of khabib but if do not play any more then from now itself I m with jastin not only me everybody should stand for justin. He is a good guy with kind hearted. Love u justin I will keep supporting u always. Love u men. U r no. 1. Hopefully ur parents give u all good education and teach u all respect. Send my love to ur parents.god bless u and ur family bro.

  77. Golden Fury

    Golden Fury25 days ago

    The fact that khabib switch to triangle and didn't want to break justin arm and hrut him afront of his parents shows that khabib is A LEGEND and true Honor and kind person same goes to Justin he's a great guy , big respect toward these guys

  78. Aloe Vera

    Aloe Vera26 days ago

    Oh. This is an ' are you hot?' girl If u know, u know😁

  79. Temporary Account

    Temporary Account20 days ago

    I'm hungry . me too . Thank you . huh ?

  80. bofooit gojo

    bofooit gojo26 days ago

    I went to school with him and his twin brother . Great guy.

  81. Thaa RealDeal

    Thaa RealDeal26 days ago

    Crazy to think Khabib didnt want to hurt him so he just put him to sleep. That is epic control of the fight

  82. John Cramer

    John Cramer26 days ago

    great guy

  83. Razeen Asief

    Razeen Asief26 days ago

    I wish he is the next champ( I dont like cocky people. I only like humble people)

  84. bofooit gojo

    bofooit gojo26 days ago

    Tony now realising one takedown would've been enough to submit Justin gethje.😂🤣🤣

  85. peppi

    peppi27 days ago

    Justin punches are very hard..

  86. Irshad Ahmed Soudagar

    Irshad Ahmed Soudagar27 days ago

    Graceful in defeat or a win Justin" You are a great sportsperson." No thrash talking like McGregor. You admit your grappling needs to improve, hopefully you focus on this area. With love & good wishes.

  87. Mark Mcgwires Backne

    Mark Mcgwires Backne27 days ago

    Honesty has a way of getting people on your side.

  88. mykylc

    mykylc27 days ago

    Nice guy. Respectable and just an all around nice guy.

  89. meshowz

    meshowz27 days ago

    The guy is a true sports lover, winning losing its all for the enjoyment of the sport ... much respect man and I can't wait to see your future fights.

  90. Ben Fa

    Ben Fa27 days ago

    Everyone must know that there is something critical in UFC fighter which make them prominent, it is not kicking nor punching skill but smartness. Habib has had it that is why he was the best in the history of UFC.

  91. Faruk Shonubi

    Faruk Shonubi27 days ago

    If i ever lose at anything, i hope to take it the way Justin does.

  92. ABC ALL

    ABC ALL28 days ago

    What an idiot..... Khabib make you asleep and you are not ashamed saying he is gonna limp?Fyi he is not limping and you are in Khabib's garbage basket.He is a legend and you are nothing.

  93. PzyckoDavve

    PzyckoDavve28 days ago

    God d*nmit i almost cried to this. Justin is such a true, humble and honest man! Hands down, My favorite fighter!

  94. bathtownship

    bathtownship28 days ago

    Justin is a gentleman, big respect from Ireland.

  95. Action Karen channel

    Action Karen channel28 days ago


  96. zaki khan

    zaki khan28 days ago

    Justin is good ufc fighter and also good person he don't talk trash like ather ufc fighter's respect is everything good gentle Man.

  97. Tootzy Toot

    Tootzy Toot28 days ago

    This is how a real athlete talk. Justin, you have a new fan! Respect!!👍👍👍👏👏👏

  98. Kartik Pangtey

    Kartik Pangtey28 days ago

    Tony now realising one takedown would've been enough to submit Justin gethje.😂🤣🤣

  99. Gershom Tan

    Gershom Tan17 days ago

    Unfortunately throwing sand didnt work.

  100. javid khan

    javid khan28 days ago

    Don't worry kid, you lost to best. 29-0

  101. Elvis Williams

    Elvis Williams28 days ago

    Justin said that to be the best, you have to be great everywhere. Well, that's not necessarily true. Khabib is not that great at striking. Still he managed to impose on others what he is great at in the octagon. Wrestling. The helpless manner in which Justin floundered on his back after he got on the ground showed where he was always vulnerable in his skill set. It just took a fighter who was persistent willful, and skillful enough to take advantage of that. And that didn't take a fighter who was great in every area ---even with an injured toe.

  102. soinu foig

    soinu foig29 days ago

    Justin is a brave man , i love his way of talking even after losing the match.

  103. Amen Goldzkeen

    Amen Goldzkeen29 days ago

    Justin is definitely ,khabib's heir to the throne. Halleluah!

  104. Emily An

    Emily An29 days ago

    Megan looked quite emotional when Justin talked about the effects of getting knocked out. I hope Benavidez is okay

  105. soinu foig

    soinu foig29 days ago

    Justin is a good man, good attitude, also good fighter

  106. WHODAT FANS#41

    WHODAT FANS#4129 days ago

    Still one of my favorite fighters ❤

  107. tristannolan85

    tristannolan8529 days ago

    he was just eating them leg kicks to get him down...not the best plan by gaethje in my opinion

  108. Nick Perez

    Nick Perez29 days ago

    Not to be rude but Justin has respect but that fight sucked. He had no chance.

  109. Emily An

    Emily An29 days ago

    Class act.

  110. Yass Chaachaa

    Yass Chaachaa29 days ago

    By the way Justin, khabib is not really limping :)

  111. Nathan Taylor

    Nathan TaylorMonth ago

    Good dude. Wish he stayed out of his emotions which I personally feel he allow to overwhelm him and gas him extra. Khabib was cutting the ring of throwing power. Khabib should have honestly been fighting super welterweight or middleweight.

  112. LONE wolf

    LONE wolfMonth ago

    I love how she says "classy as ever Justin" then 3 seconds later he puts his thumb up his nose, digging around :)

  113. Andrew Jagersma

    Andrew JagersmaMonth ago

    People think he is a great fighter but so good is he not

  114. A Rajab

    A RajabMonth ago

    You should have been told, Justin: "dont send your location, but you did. So enjoy the sleep"

  115. Ptao Tom

    Ptao TomMonth ago

    Megan looked quite emotional when Justin talked about the effects of getting knocked out. I hope Benavidez is okay

  116. MintyLavender

    MintyLavenderMonth ago

    I'll be rooting for him, because he's a nice person and a respectful fighter.

  117. Giomarux Gio

    Giomarux GioMonth ago

    UFC needs more fighters like Justin. All of ONE fighters are like this. Win or lose, they maintain respect.

  118. Michael H

    Michael HMonth ago

    Why the female interviewer? Wearing a gown fit for a ball. So out of place.