Update 8:29 p.m. Dricus Du Plessis wins by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
After struggling in the first round, Du Plessis dominated from the stand-up in the last 10 minutes. He finished the fight 99-69 ahead on significant strikes, including a 74-42 advantage to the head.
UFC 276 will be coming live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 12-fight card features a main event of Israel Adesanya vs. Jared Cannonier for the middleweight title. The preliminary card will have four fights on it, with No. 12 middleweight Brad Tavares taking on Dricus Du Plessis.
It’s been a long wait for Du Plessis (16-2) after having fights canceled on four different occasions, he’ll hook up with Tavares (19-6), who has won two straight with a decision win over Omari Akhmedov in July as his most recent result. Du Plessis has won four in a row and stopped Trevin Giles last July in his most recent fight.
Here are the latest odds from DraftKings Sportsbook from the bout, and we’ll update this article with a brief summary of what happened after we have a winner.
Brad Tavares vs. Dricus Du Plessis odds
Over 2.5: -120
Under 2.5: -110
Tavares by KO/TKO/DQ: +600
Tavares by Submission: +2000
Tavares by Decision: +215
Du Plessis by KO/TKO/DQ: +165
Du Plessis by Submission: +700
Du Plessis by Decision: +350
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