Dricus Du Plessis has made history by becoming the first South African to achieve a remarkable feat in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA). In an intense battle with Sean Strickland, Du Plessis secured a super close split decision victory, earning him the title of Middleweight champion.

Dricus Du Plessis‘s is known for his determination, perseverance, and unwavering passion for MMA. His path to greatness has been characterized by hard work, sacrifices, and countless hours of training. Du Plessis’s journey started with humble beginnings, but he never let go of his dream to become a champion.

The fight against Sean Strickland was not an easy one. Both fighters displayed exceptional skill and determination inside the octagon, leaving the judges with a difficult decision to make. In the end, Du Plessis emerged victorious, with the judges awarding him a super close split decision win. This win not only earned him the title of Middleweight champion but also etched his name in history as the first South African to achieve such a feat.

News of Dricus Du Plessis‘s triumph spread like wildfire, capturing the attention and admiration of people around the world. Prominent figures, including Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi and Rassie Erasmus, expressed their congratulations to the newly crowned world champ on various social media platforms. The celebrations extended beyond the realm of sports, with the South African sports minister, Zizi Kodwa, joining scores of local people in celebrating and congratulating Du Plessis.

In a bold move, immediately after his historic victory, Du Plessis wasted no time in calling out former champion Israel Adesanya.

“There was another guy trying to take my shine. He lost his shine. Now I have your shine. You didn’t get into the cage tonight, but Israel Adesanya, get your a** back into the UFC so we can settle the score!”.

Displaying his confidence and hunger for more challenges, Du Plessis stated,

With this call-out, Du Plessis made it clear that he is ready for the next level of competition and is eager to prove his worth against one of the best in the world.

Dricus Du Plessis‘s remarkable victory over Sean Strickland has catapulted him into the realm of greatness. As the first South African to achieve such a feat in the UFC, Du Plessis’s name will forever be etched in the annals of MMA history. His triumph has garnered the attention and admiration of both fans and prominent figures alike, showcasing his extraordinary talent and dedication to the sport. With his call-out to Israel Adesanya, Du Plessis has set the stage for an epic battle, solidifying his position as a formidable force to be reckoned with in the Middleweight division.

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