Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Plessis vs Giles?
Dricus Du Plessis beat Trevin Giles by , during the prelims of UFC 264, on Saturday 10th July 2021 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Dricus Du Plessis.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Plessis vs Giles stats
Dricus Du Plessis stepped into the ring with a record of 15 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 6 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Trevin Giles made his way to the ring with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 6 of those wins by knock out and 5 by submission.
The stats suggested Giles had a slight advantage in power over Plessis, with a 43% knock out percentage over Plessis' 40%.
Dricus Du Plessis was the younger man by 2 years, at 27 years old.
Plessis had a height advantage of 1 inch over Giles. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Plessis' experience as a professional fighter was relatively equal to Giles', having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 6 months earlier than Giles, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He had fought 6 less professional rounds, 32 to Giles' 38.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Trevin Giles had been fighting more than Dricus Du Plessis.
Going to this contest, Dricus Du Plessis had last fought 11 months and 7 days ago, while Trevin Giles' last outing had been 2 years, 1 month and 14 days ago.