Gaethje was knocked down in preparation for the fight with Khabib and paid $ 500 for it

American mixed martial arts fighter Justin Gaethje was knocked down in preparation for a fight with the reigning UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The fight Nurmagomedov – Gatji will take place on October 24.

Gatji’s knockdown was reported by MMA fighter Ryan Charlebois, his sparring partner. Justin fulfilled his earlier promise that he would pay $ 500 to anyone who knocked him down in sparring.

“Know all that Justin Gaethje is a man of his word. I can’t wait to see him win the UFC belt. Life is a journey and I was fortunate enough to train and learn from the best fighters in the world, ” – Charlebois wrote.