Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Plessis vs Hernandez?
Dricus Du Plessis could potentially face the challenge of Anthony Hernandez, in Summer 2024.
The fight would be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Plessis vs Hernandez stats
Dricus Du Plessis would step into the octagon with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 9 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Anthony Hernandez would make his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 7 by submission.
The stats suggest Plessis would have a large advantage in power over Hernandez, boasting at 45% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hernandez would have an advantage over Plessis, with a 64% submission rate over Plessis' 50%.
Dricus Du Plessis is the younger man by 1 year, at 29 years old.
Plessis has a height advantage of 1 inch over Hernandez. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Plessis is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 9 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 1 year and 1 month earlier than Hernandez, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 15 more professional rounds, 42 to Hernandez's 27.
Plessis vs Hernandez form
Plessis has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he beat Robert Whittaker at UFC 290 on 8th July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Derek Brunson at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated Trevin Giles at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Plessis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Hernandez's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 7 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Plessis vs Hernandez?
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