Summer 2022
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
17-2-0
29-9-0

The tape

28
Age
35
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

UD 3KO 2KO 1
Form
UD 3UD 3KO 2KO 1UD 2
17
Wins
29
7
By KO
16
41
KO%
55
9
By Sub
1
53
SUB%
3
2
Losses
9
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009
19
Bouts
38
35
Rounds
104
2 hours, 14 minutes
Fight Time
7 hours, 51 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

13
UFC
14
-
Bellator
-
13
Tapology
15

Dricus Du Plessis vs Chris Curtis preview

When is Plessis vs Curtis?

Dricus Du Plessis could potentially square off against Chris Curtis, in Summer 2022.

The fight would be scheduled for 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).

Plessis vs Curtis stats

Dricus Du Plessis would step into the octagon with a record of 17 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.

Chris Curtis would make his way to the cage with a record of 29 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Curtis would have an advantage in power over Plessis, with a 55% knock out percentage over Plessis' 41%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Plessis would have a massive advantage over Curtis, boasting at 53% submission rate over Curtis' 3%.

Dricus Du Plessis is the younger man by 7 years, at 28 years old.

Plessis has a height advantage of 3 inches over Curtis. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Plessis is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 19 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year later than Curtis, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 69 less professional rounds, 35 to Curtis' 104.

Plessis vs Curtis form

Curtis has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Jack Hermansson at UFC Fight Night London on 23rd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at The O2, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rodolfo Vieira at UFC Fight Night: Tsarukyan vs. Gamrot on 25th June 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Phil Hawes at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He had been beaten by Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 2019 #7 on 11th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their 2 round contest at Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas.

Activity check

Plessis' last 3 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 1 month and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2 rounds on average.

Curtis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 16 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Plessis vs Curtis?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Plessis vs Curtis 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 Chris Curtis news

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