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Dricus Du Plessis vs André Muniz preview
When is Plessis vs Muniz?
Dricus Du Plessis could potentially take on André Muniz, in Early 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 Muniz stats
Dricus Du Plessis would step into the octagon with a record of 19 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
André Muniz would make his way to the cage with a record of 23 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 4 of those wins by knock out and 15 by submission.
The stats suggest Plessis would have a large advantage in power over Muniz, boasting at 42% knock out percentage over Muniz's 17%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Muniz would have an advantage over Plessis, with a 65% submission rate over Plessis' 53%.
Dricus Du Plessis is the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Muniz has 2-inch reach advantage.
Plessis is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 year and 3 months later than Muniz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 4 less professional rounds, 40 to Muniz's 44.
Plessis vs Muniz form
Plessis has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he defeated Derek Brunson at UFC 285 on 4th March 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Darren Till at UFC 282 on 10th December 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, he had won against Trevin Giles at UFC 264 on 10th July 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had beat Markus Perez at UFC Fight Island 5 on 10th October 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
André Muniz has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight, he Brendan Allen at UFC Fight Night – Krylov vs Spann on 25th February 2023 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Uriah Hall at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had won against Eryk Anders at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had defeated Ronaldo Souza at UFC 262 on 15th May 2021 by submission in the 1st round at Toyota Center, Houston.
He had beat Bartosz Fabi ski at UFC Vegas 9 on 5th September 2020 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of recent activity, Dricus Du Plessis has been fighting more than André Muniz.
Dricus Du Plessis last fought 20 days ago, while André Muniz's last outing was 27 days ago.
Plessis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 14 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.2 rounds on average.
Muniz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Plessis vs Muniz?
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