A South African mixed martial artist Dricus du Plessis recently signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is scheduled to make his debut with a middleweight bout in October 2020. He is the former EFC Africa Middleweight and Welterweight Champion and also competed for KSW, a Polish-based promotion, where he held the Welterweight title.
Du Plessis is expected to make his promotional debut against Markus Perez on 11 October 2020 at UFC Fight Night 179. How much will he earn at UFC? Is he Married? Who is his girlfriend?
Dricus recently signed with the UFC and will make his debut in the upcoming event. He hasn't so far competed in the promotion but will definitely make good earnings with the UFC in the future. Earlier, he fought at EFC Africa for a very long time where he was one of the highest-paid fighters as he held titles in two different classes. He made thousands of dollars in African promotion.
Du Plessis also fought under KSW and earned a good paycheck in a short time as a champion. He has not got a deal with the UFC where he will earn more than his previous paychecks. He will reportedly earn a guaranteed match fee of around $15,000 and additional performance bonuses.
Dricus du Plessis was born on 14 January 1994 in Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa. He is 26 years old and is also popular by his nickname Stillknocks. He is South African by nationality and fights out of Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa.
The UFC middleweight Dricus is 6 ft 0.9 in (1.85 m) tall in height and weighs 185.2 lb (84.0 kg; 13.23 st). His reach is 75.98 in (193.0 cm) and trains with the Team CIT MMA. Plessis' current MMA record is 14-2 and is still to make his debut in the UFC.
Dricus du Plessis is unmarried but is reportedly in a relationship with his girlfriend. He has not shared much details about his affair and partner and is yet to share any photo of his girlfriend. Plessis often shares photos of some children on his social media who are his brother's kids and he calls himself a proud uncle.
His wife Nanette is a surgical representative. There is no much details about his marital relationship, wife, and family.