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Dricus du Plessis is a professional MMA fighter from South Africa.

Dricus Du Plessis was born on January 14, 1994. He currently competes at middleweight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Before joining the UFC, he was a two-time middleweight and former welterweight champion of the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC), and a former KSW welterweight champion. He is currently ranked No. 5 in the UFC middleweight rankings as of March 5, 2023.

The Age of Dricus Du Plessis

As of March 2023, Dricus Du Plessis will be 29 years old.

Dricus Du Plessis Height

Dricus Du Plessis. Height 1.85 meters.

Dricus Du Plessis Parents

Details of his parents are not known.

Dericus du Plessis career

Du Plessis began his professional mixed martial arts career in 2013 and quickly went on to a 4-0 undefeated record. In 2014, he was guillotined in the third round of EFC Africa 33, losing for the first time to then-EFC middleweight champion Garreth McLellan.

In 2015, Du Plessis made his welterweight debut at EFC Africa 40, defeating Dino Bagattin via a rear naked choke in the second round. He continued his winning streak and won the EFC welterweight title in 2016 by defeating Martin Van Staden via a guillotine choke submission.


In 2017, he returned to the EFC and won the middleweight title by beating Yannick Bahati by guillotine in the first round. He also won the Show of the Night Award for the win. In 2018, he defeated Roberto Soldic by TKO in KSW 43: Soldić vs. Du Plessis to become the KSW Welterweight Champion.

Du Plessis made his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 179 in 2020, where he defeated Marcus Perez in a first-round knockout. In the second round at UFC 264, he won his next fight by knockout against Trevon Giles, earning him the Performance of the Night Award.

In 2022, Du Plessis was scheduled to fight Chris Curtis at UFC 273, but Curtis withdrew due to a wrist injury and was replaced by Anthony Hernandez. Hernandez was then replaced by Kevin Gastelum, but Gastelum withdrew a week before the game due to an undisclosed injury. Du Plessis takes on Brad Tavares at UFC 276, winning by unanimous decision.

Du Plessis faces Darren Thiel at UFC 282 on Dec. 10, 2022, and wins by submission in the third round, earning him the Fight of the Night Award. He then faces Derek Brunson at UFC 285 on March 4, 2023, a fight he won by technical knockout due to a corner stoppage at 4:59 of the second round.

Dricus Du Plessis Wife

Is Dricus Du Plessis Married? There are no details about his love life.

Dricus Du Plessis Children

As of 2022, he has no children.

Dricus Du Plessis’ net worth is estimated to be between $2 million and $8 million.

Name Dericus du Plessis
date of birth January 14, 1994
age 29 years old
Country of Citizenship south african
wife not married
high 1.85 meters
Profession mixed martial artist
net worth $2 million to $8 million


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