(Video) Gaethje’s Parents Heartbroken reacting to son getting KO-ed at UFC 300

The highly anticipated UFC 300 event unfolded at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This is where Gaethje’s parents eagerly watched their son defend his BMF title against Holloway.

Sean O’Malley’s coach Tim Welch was watching the performance live and filming his reaction to the bout among many other famous faces. However, Welch also coincidentally managed to record Gaethje’s parents’ response. When the match got closer to the finish, his father started cheering and then broke down in tears.

Tim Welch was seated octagon-side next Dricus Du Plessis and Sean O’Malley. He ended up capturing the unfolding drama and posted it to his YouTube channel.

In the video, Gaethje’s father was initially cheering on his son but found himself heartbroken as the match took an unexpected turn. On the other hand, his mother was unable to bear the tension. She sat back down in her seat as she tried to control her overwhelming emotions.

The clash for the BMF title lived up to its billing, showcasing the grit and determination of both contenders. Throughout the match, Holloway asserted dominance and steadily inched towards victory. During the last seconds of the match, he invited Gaethje to engage in a final exchange in the center of the octagon.

Despite sustaining an early injury, Gaethje bravely accepted Holloway’s challenge. What followed was a flurry of blows, with both contenders unleashing everything they had in the closing moments of the bout. The audience erupted in frenzy as the two traded blows. Ultimately, it was a devastating strike from Holloway that left Gaethje unconscious on the canvas.

Following the match, Max Holloway took to social media to extend his gratitude and respect to Justin Gaethje. In a heartfelt message, he acknowledged Gaethje’s toughness and hailed him as a true BMF. Despite the intensity of their match, Holloway expressed appreciation for the opportunity to share the octagon with Gaethje.

He said: “I couldn’t have asked for a better dance partner for #ufc300 . It was an honor to share that octagon with you @Justin_Gaethje. A true BMF in every way, thank you for the opportunity.”

For Justin Gaethje, the defeat at UFC 300 marked a setback in his quest for a championship title. Despite his impressive record in the lightweight division, the loss dashed his immediate title aspirations.

On the other hand, Max Holloway now has numerous options awaiting him in both the featherweight and lightweight divisions. With potential matchups against contenders like Islam Makhachev and Ilia Topuria on the horizon, fans are waiting for Holloway’s next move.