Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
21-2-0
31-11-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight

The tape

30
Age
36
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
5' 10" / 178 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

SD 5KO 2KO 2SUB 3UD 3
Form
SD 5SD 3NCUD 3KO 2
21
Wins
31
9
By KO
17
43
KO%
55
10
By Sub
1
48
SUB%
3
2
Losses
11
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009
23
Bouts
43
47
Rounds
119
3 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
9 hours, 2 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

-
UFC
14
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
12

Dricus Du Plessis vs Chris Curtis preview

When is Plessis vs Curtis?

Dricus Du Plessis could potentially square off against Chris Curtis, in Late 2024.

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 21 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Chris Curtis would make his way to the cage with a record of 31 wins, 11 loses and 0 draws, with 17 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' 43%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Plessis would have a massive advantage over Curtis, boasting at 48% submission rate over Curtis' 3%.

Dricus Du Plessis is the younger man by 6 years, at 30 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 72 less professional rounds, 47 to Curtis' 119.

Plessis vs Curtis form

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

In his last fight, he defeated 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 defeated 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 beat Derek Brunson at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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

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

Curtis has beaten 2 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he Brendan Allen 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 Marc Andr Barriault at UFC 297 on 20th January 2024 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Nassourdine Imavov at UFC 289 on 10th June 2023 by split decision in the 2nd round at Rogers Arena, Vancouver.

Before that, he had been beaten by Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami, United States.

He had won against Joaquin Buckley at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Chris Curtis has been fighting more than Dricus Du Plessis.

Dricus Du Plessis last fought 2 months and 28 days ago, while Chris Curtis' last outing was 11 days ago.

Plessis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 15 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Curtis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 4 months and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 3 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 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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