Review by AllTheBestFights.com: 2023-03-04, good mma bout: Derek Brunson vs Dricus du Plessis gets three stars.
Du Plessis vs Brunson is scheduled to take place Saturday, March 4th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), in a 3-round middleweight (185 lbs, 84 kg) bout; it is on the undercard of Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane – UFC 285. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Derek Brunson record
The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Derek Brunson entered this fight with a professional record of 23-8-0 (70% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 middleweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Alex Pereira).
In his last three bouts he has beat Kevin Holland (Derek Brunson vs Kevin Holland) and Darren Till (Derek Brunson vs Darren Till) but then he has lost to Jared Cannonier (Jared Cannonier vs Derek Brunson).
Dricus du Plessis record
His opponent, the former KSW Ww champ Dricus du Plessis, has an official mma record of 18-2-0 (94% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.14 in the middleweight division.
He was defeated by Roberto Soldic in 2018, but since then he has won six fights beating Trevin Giles, Brad Tavares and Darren Till in his last three (Darren Till vs Dricus Du Plessis).
Here is the UFC 285 full fight card (we are going to update it after the weigh-in):
MAIN CARD (live on ESPN+ PPV)
Jon Jones vs Ciryl Gane
Valentina Shevchenko vs Alexa Grasso
Geoff Neal vs Shavkat Rakhmonov
Mateusz Gamrot vs Jalin Turner
Bo Nickal vs Jamie Pickett
PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPNews / ESPN+)
Cody Garbrandt vs Trevin Jones
Derek Brunson vs Dricus du Plessis
Viviane Araujo vs Amanda Ribas
Julian Marquez vs Marc-Andre Barriault
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD (live on ESPN+ / UFC Fight Pass)
Ian Garry vs Song Kenan
Cameron Saaiman vs Leomana Martinez
Jessica Penne vs Tabatha Ricci
Da’Mon Blackshear vs Farid Basharat
Loik Radzhabov vs Esteban Ribovics
Full fight video / highlights
Here we are going to post a selection of the best videos about the bout Derek Brunson vs Dricus du Plessis as soon as the match ends. If you have seen the full fight you can rate it at the bottom of this post. (All videos are hosted on free video platforms such as Youtube, Dailymotion, Facebook, etc. and not uploaded by AllTheBestFights.com)
Who won Brunson vs du Plessis fight?
Dricus du Plessis defeated Derek Brunson via TKO (corner stoppage) at 4:59, round 2
Listen the words of the winner or the two fighters after their bout, here is the UFC 285 post-fight octagon interview of Derek Brunson and Dricus du Plessis.