Tape rankings @ Middleweight
Who won Plessis vs Perez?
Dricus Du Plessis beat Markus Perez by during the main card of UFC Fight Island 5, on Saturday 10th October 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.
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 Perez stats
Dricus Du Plessis stepped into the octagon with a record of 14 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Markus Perez made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 3 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Plessis had an advantage in power over Perez, with a 36% knock out percentage over Perez's 25%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Plessis had an advantage over Perez, with a 64% submission rate over Perez's 50%.
Dricus Du Plessis was the younger man by 4 years, at 29 years old.
Plessis had 2-inch reach advantage.
Plessis was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 1 more fights, and made his debut in 2013, 3 months later than Perez, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He had fought 5 more professional rounds, 42 to Perez's 37.
Perez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 25 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 11 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Plessis vs Perez?
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