Oct 10 2020
Saturday

UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Main Card
3 rounds contest @ Middleweight
Markus Perez
Perez
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14-2-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-3-0

The tape

30
Age
33
6' 1" / 185 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
73.6" / 187 cm

Tape record

SUBKOKOKOSUB
Form
UDSUBUDSUBUD
14
Wins
12
5
By KO
3
36
KO%
25
9
By SUB
6
64
SUB%
50
2
Loses
3
1
Stopped
0
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2013
Debut
2013
16
Bouts
15
29
Rounds
33
1 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 19 minutes

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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UFC
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Dricus Du Plessis vs Markus Perez report

Who won Plessis vs Perez?

Dricus Du Plessis beat Markus Perez by knockout in the 1st round during the main card of UFC Fight Island 5, on Saturday 10th October 2020 at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.

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 losses 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 losses and 0 draws, 3 of those wins coming by knock out and 6 by submission.

Dricus Du Plessis' UFC record stood at 7-0-0, while Markus Perez's came in at 2-5-0.

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 3 years, at 30 years old.

Plessis had a 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 10 more professional rounds, 47 to Perez's 37.

Plessis vs Perez form

Plessis had won all 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 opponents and going to the judges 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had 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 had come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

Perez's last 2 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 28 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 years, 2 months and 30 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.

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