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Dricus Du Plessis

#14 Middleweight Division • 17-2-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 5
    Fight Win Streak
  • 7
    Wins by Knockout
  • 9
    Wins by Submission
Striking accuracy 52% 52%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
164
Sig. Strikes Attempted
318
Grappling accuracy 18% 18%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
2
Takedowns Attempted
11
6.55
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
4.23
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
1.20
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
0.00
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
53
%
Sig. Str. Defense
100
%
Takedown Defense
1.20
Knockdown Ratio
08:21
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
142 (87%)
Clinch
14 (9%)
Ground
8 (5%)

Sig. Str. by target

57% 93 Head 17% 28 Body 26% 43 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
7 (44%)
DEC
0 (0%)
SUB
9 (56%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Tavares vs Du Plessis

    Round
    3
    Time
    5:00
    Method
    Decision - Unanimous
  • Win

    Perez vs Du Plessis

    Round
    1
    Time
    03:24
    Method
    KO/TKO

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Welkom, South Africa
Fighting style
MMA
Age
28
Height
73.00
Weight
203.00
Octagon Debut
Oct. 10, 2020
Reach
76.00
Leg reach
43.00
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 Dricus Du Plessis of South Africa kicks Trevin Giles in their middleweight fight during the UFC 264 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 10, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)