Autumn/Fall 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Middleweight
21-2-0
24-5-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight

The tape

30
Age
28
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

SD 5KO 2KO 2SUB 3UD 3
Form
SD 5SUB 3SUB 1SUB 3SUB 1
21
Wins
24
9
By KO
5
43
KO%
21
10
By Sub
14
48
SUB%
58
2
Losses
5
1
Stopped
2
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2015
23
Bouts
29
47
Rounds
65
3 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 40 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

-
UFC
6
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
10

Dricus Du Plessis vs Brendan Allen preview

When is Plessis vs Allen?

Dricus Du Plessis could potentially face Brendan Allen, in Autumn/Fall 2024.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Plessis vs Allen stats

Dricus Du Plessis would step into the octagon with a record of 21 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Brendan Allen would make his way to the cage with a record of 24 wins, 5 losses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by knock out and 14 by submission.

The stats suggest Plessis would have a large advantage in power over Allen, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Allen's 21%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Allen would have a slight advantage over Plessis, with a 58% submission rate over Plessis' 48%.

Dricus Du Plessis is the older man by 2 years, at 30 years old.

Allen has a height advantage of 1 inch over Plessis. Despite this, he has a 1-inch reach advantage.

Plessis is currently arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 6 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 2 years earlier than Allen, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He has fought 18 less professional rounds, 47 to Allen's 65.

Plessis vs Allen form

Plessis has won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight, he won against Sean Strickland at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Previous to that, he had beaten Robert Whittaker at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Derek Brunson at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he was victorious against Darren Till at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by submission in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had won against Brad Tavares at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Brendan Allen has beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Chris Curtis at UFC Fight Night: Allen vs. Curtis 2 on 6th April 2024 by split decision in their 5 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night – Allen vs Craig on 18th November 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he was victorious against Bruno Silva at UFC Fight Night – Emmett vs. Topuria on 24th June 2023 by submission in the 1st round at : VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had won against André Muniz at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

He had beaten Krzysztof Jotko at UFC Fight Night: Dern vs. Yan on 1st October 2022 by submission in the 1st round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Brendan Allen has been fighting more than Dricus Du Plessis.

Dricus Du Plessis last fought 3 months and 28 days ago, while Brendan Allen's last outing was 1 month and 12 days ago.

Plessis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Allen's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Plessis vs Allen?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Plessis vs Allen yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

Dricus Du Plessis vs Brendan Allen news

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