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US - Sat 10:00pm EST / UK - TBC
Current rankings @ Middleweight
When is Tavares vs Plessis?
Brad Tavares will face Dricus Du Plessis, during the prelims of UFC 276, on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight will be contested over 3 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 185 pounds (13.2 stone or 83.9 KG).
Tavares vs Plessis stats
Brad Tavares steps into the ring with a record of 19 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 5 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 2 by submission.
Dricus Du Plessis will make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggest Plessis has advantage in power over Tavares, with a 44% knock out percentage over Tavares' 26%.
Brad Tavares is the older man by 6 years, at 34 years old.
Plessis has 2-inch reach advantage.
Tavares is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 7 more fights, and made his debut in 2007, 6 years earlier than Plessis, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 61 to Plessis' 32.
Tavares' last 3 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 1 year, 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
Plessis' last 2 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 8 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
Tavares vs Plessis US streams
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Tavares vs Plessis UK streams
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UFC 276 Tickets
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
Show open: TBA
Main card starts: 10pm est