Late 2024
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Anthony Hernandez
Hernandez
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21-2-0
12-2-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight

The tape

30
Age
30
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
75.2" / 191 cm

Full record

SD 5KO 2KO 2SUB 3UD 3
Form
SUB 2KO 3SUB 3UD 3
21
Wins
12
9
By KO
2
43
KO%
17
10
By Sub
8
48
SUB%
67
2
Losses
2
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2014
23
Bouts
15
47
Rounds
29
3 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
1 hours, 46 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
14
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
14

Dricus Du Plessis vs Anthony Hernandez preview

When is Plessis vs Hernandez?

Dricus Du Plessis could potentially face the challenge of Anthony Hernandez, in Late 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 21 wins, 2 losses 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 12 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 2 of those wins coming by knock out and 8 by submission.

The stats suggest Plessis would have a large advantage in power over Hernandez, boasting a 43% knock out percentage over Hernandez's 17%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Hernandez would have an advantage over Plessis, with a 67% submission rate over Plessis' 48%.

Dricus Du Plessis is the same age as Anthony Hernandez, at 30 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 18 more professional rounds, 47 to Hernandez's 29.

Plessis vs Hernandez 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.

Activity check

Plessis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 11 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Hernandez's last 4 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Plessis vs Hernandez?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Plessis vs Hernandez 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 Anthony Hernandez news

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