If you are not familiar with Justin “The Highlight” Gaethje, you may want to do a quick YouTube search of his fights. Justin is the current Lightweight Champion in The World Series of Fighting (WSOF). He has compiled a record of 15-0, with 12 wins coming by way of KO or TKO. The nickname fits the fighter for sure. I have him ranked as the #9 lightweight in the world, but others don’t give him credit due to the perceived lack of competition he has faced. The only problem with that logic is that he’s faced some pretty formidable foes in his career. “The Highlight” has victories over Dream and Strikeforce veteran JZ Cavalcante and victories over UFC vets Drew Fickett, Dan Lauzon, Brian Cobb and Melvin Guillard.
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