The DHL Stormers welcomed South Africa’s UFC history-maker Dricus du Plessis to their training ground on Friday, as the newly-crowned champion continues his belt tour.
Siya Kolisi, Franco Mostert and Canan Moodie joined the chorus of well-wishers for Dricus du Plessis, who became the first South African to win a title in the UFC on Sunday.
Rassie Erasmus hailed Dricus du Plessis after the fighter made history by becoming South Africa’s first UFC champion on Sunday.
Demonstrating on Lions teammate Sanele Nohamba, Ruan Smith shows how Dricus du Plessis will claim the UFC middleweight title with a round 2 victory on Sunday.
The Springboks have sent messages of support to Dricus du Plessis as the South African fighter prepares to challenge the USA’s Sean Strickland for the UFC middleweight title.