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Who won Tavares vs Plessis?
Dricus Du Plessis beat Brad Tavares by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the prelims of UFC 276, on Saturday 2nd July 2022 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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).
Tavares vs Plessis stats
Brad Tavares stepped into the octagon 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 made his way to the cage 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 suggested Plessis had an advantage in power over Tavares, with a 44% knock out percentage over Tavares' 26%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Plessis had a massive advantage over Tavares, boosting at 56% submission rate over Tavares' 11%.
Brad Tavares was the older man by 6 years, at 35 years old.
Plessis had 2-inch reach advantage.
Tavares was 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 had fought 29 more professional rounds, 64 to Plessis' 35.
Tavares' last 3 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 10 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 11 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.7 rounds on average.
Plessis' last 2 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 3 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.5 rounds on average.
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