Justin Gaethje surprises and reveals main objective after knockout suffered by Max Holloway

The North American said he will not be discouraged and admitted that he still has the dream of becoming UFC lightweight champion

Justin Gaethje won the BMF belt at UFC 291. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Justin gaethje won the BMF belt in UFC 291. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Even after the crushing defeat to Max Holloway No. UFC 300, Justin gaethje believes he can still win the lightweight belt (up to 70,3kg). On his YouTube channel, the former interim champion recognizes that time is not in his favor to achieve his goal, but he showed confidence that his potential can take him to the sport's greatest moment of glory.

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“I know for sure that my skills are still there. As long as I have that ability and that desire, then I see no reason not to fight (for the belt) again. My potential to fight for the belt is definitely diminished, but it's not impossible. I knocked out the Dustin poirier and now he will fight for the title. You never know what this sport is going to bring,” Gaethje said.

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Former owner of the 'BMF' belt, Gaethje suffered a tough defeat on the historic card of UFC 300, which took place on April 13th. The former Bellator starred in one of the biggest fights in the organization's history, but was brutally knocked out by Max Holloway in the fifth round of the confrontation.

At 35 years of age, Justin gaethje He has suffered just one defeat in his last three fights and has an MMA record of 25 victories and just five setbacks.

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