Dricus Du Plessis Career Earnings, Net Worth and Info

Dricus Du Plessis Career Earnings, Net Worth and Info

Dricus Du Plessis Total MMA Recorded Fight Earnings: $676,500
Current Status: Active
Estimated Total Net Worth: $1 million dollars (USD)
Biggest payout was his fight against Robert Whittaker at UFC 290 (~250k)
Former KSW and EFC Champion
Represents South Africa
Background in Judo, Wrestling in Kickboxing (black belt)

Additional biography for Dricus Du Plessis:

Dricus Du Plessis is a South African mixed martial artist who competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Born on August 11, 1994, in Ermelo, South Africa, Du Plessis began his martial arts journey at a young age, training in various disciplines including judo and karate.

Du Plessis made his professional MMA debut in 2013 and quickly gained attention on the regional scene in South Africa for his aggressive fighting style and finishing ability. He captured multiple titles in different organizations, including the Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC), where he became a two-division champion.

In 2020, Du Plessis caught the attention of the global MMA community with a stunning knockout victory over Brendan Lesar in the first round of their bout at UAE Warriors 12. This victory, which earned him the UAE Warriors Middleweight Championship, showcased his power and skill on an international stage.

Following his success outside the UFC, Du Plessis was signed by the promotion in 2020. He made his UFC debut in October of that year, facing Markus Perez at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie. Du Plessis won the fight via knockout in the first round, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process.

Du Plessis continued to impress in his next UFC outing, defeating Trevin Giles via knockout at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira in November 2020. His explosive striking and aggressive fighting style have quickly made him a fan favorite in the middleweight division. Dricus captured the UFC title by defeating Sean Strickland at UFC 297.

Outside of MMA, Du Plessis is known for his dedication to training and his commitment to improving his skills as a martial artist. With his exciting fighting style and impressive performances, he is seen as a rising star in the UFC middleweight division.

Dricus Du Plessis Salary Information by Fight:

FighterOpponent DateEventResultBase SalaryWin BonusPPV BuysPPV Payout (est)Performance BonusSponsorshipTotalComments
Dricus du PlessisSean Strickland1/20/2024UFC 297W$300,000 $300,000 $32,000 $632,000
Dricus du PlessisRobert Whittaker7/8/2023UFC 290W$100,000 $100,000 $50,000 $4,500 $254,500
Dricus du PlessisDerek Brunson3/4/2023UFC 285W$100,000 $100,000 $4,500 $204,500
Dricus du PlessisDarren Till12/10/2022UFC 282W$50,000 $50,000 $50,000 $4,500 $154,500 FOTN
Dricus du PlessisBrad Tavares7/2/2022UFC 276W$24,000 $24,000 $4,000 $52,000
Dricus du PlessisTrevin Giles7/10/2021UFC 264W$16,000 $16,000 $75,000 $4,000 $111,000

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