Early 2025
Potentially

Potential contest
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
21-2-0
24-6-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Middleweight

The tape

30
Age
34
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm

Full record

SD 5KO 2KO 2SUB 3UD 3
Form
SD 3KO 2SUB 3UD 3SUB 1
21
Wins
24
9
By KO
4
43
KO%
17
10
By Sub
15
48
SUB%
63
2
Losses
6
1
Stopped
5
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2009
23
Bouts
30
47
Rounds
49
3 hours, 11 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 51 minutes

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
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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 2025.

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 21 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 9 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 24 wins, 6 losses and 0 draws, 4 of those wins coming by knock out and 15 by submission.

The stats suggest Plessis would have a large advantage in power over Muniz, boasting a 43% 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 63% submission rate over Plessis' 48%.

Dricus Du Plessis is the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Muniz has a 2-inch reach advantage.

Plessis is currently the less experienced professional fighter, having had 7 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2013, 4 years and 3 months later than Muniz, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 2 less professional rounds, 47 to Muniz's 49.

Plessis vs Muniz 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.

André Muniz has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Jun Yong Park at UFC Fight Night: Song vs. Gutierrez on 9th December 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at UFC Apex, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had lost to Paul Craig at UFC Fight Night London – Aspinall vs. Tybura on 22nd July 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round at O2 Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by 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.

Before 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.

He was victorious against Eryk Anders at UFC 269 on 11th December 2021 by submission in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Dricus Du Plessis has been fighting more than André Muniz.

Dricus Du Plessis last fought 5 months and 19 days ago, while André Muniz's last outing was 7 months ago.

Plessis' last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 7 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.

Muniz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Plessis vs Muniz?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Plessis vs Muniz 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 André Muniz news

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