Justin Gaethje’s mother Carolina Gaethje

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Meet Carolina Gaethje! she is the loving and beautiful mother of Mixed Martial Arts fighter Justin Gaethje, the 5’11” lightweight fighter from Safford, Arizona who initially joined the UFC in May 2017.

Justin’s debut came on July 7, against Michael Johnson, at The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale. Justin won the bout on the second round by technical knock out. He lost his next fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 218 on December 2, 2017, and also against Dustin Poirier at UFC on Fox on April 14, 2018.

Gaethje knockout James Vick at UFC Fight Night on August 25, 2018, and  Edson Barboza at UFC on ESPN on March 30, 2019. He. defeated Donald Cerrone at UFC Fight Night on September 14, 2019, in Vancouver, Canada.

Justin Gaethje comes from a German/ Mexican heritage; his father John Ray Gaethje comes from a line of German copper miners. his mum Carolina is from Mexico.

53-year-old Carolina Gaethje was born Anna Carolina Espinoza on May 17, 1966; she graduated in 1986 from Eastern Arizona College. Carolina has been working for the Safford Post Office since 1989.

Carolina and her husband John tied the knot on August 3, 1985. Justin has three siblings;  sisters Erica and Kenzi (b. 1992) and twin brother Marcus John.

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Justin seems to be single at the moment, but he dated this pretty gal, Megan Abalos, for several years.

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Justin Gaethje, his family and girlfriend Megan Abalos in the green dress.


Their last photos together appeared to be in 2018.