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VIDEO: Dricus Du Plessis appears with his UFC title during Rugby Match

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Calendar Icon05 March 2024

In a delightful turn of events, UFC Middleweight Champion Dricus Du Plessis made a surprise appearance during a rugby match in South Africa, adding an unexpected twist to the sporting spectacle. Du Plessis, known for his prowess in the Octagon, showcased his versatility as he graced the field during the enthralling encounter.

The captivating moment was captured on video, offering fans a glimpse of Du Plessis' foray into the world of rugby. As the action unfolded on the field, Du Plessis brought his trademark intensity and competitive spirit to the game, leaving spectators in awe of his athleticism and skill.

The surprise appearance comes amidst a thrilling showdown between the Vodacom Bulls and the DHL Stormers, with both teams vying for supremacy in the north-south derby. The Bulls, led by skipper Marcell Coetzee, were determined to end the Stormers' recent dominance and secure a victory on home turf.

In a post-match interview, Coetzee revealed the key area where the Bulls needed to front up to overcome the Stormers' formidable challenge. Despite enduring a difficult start to the match, the Bulls rallied together, showcasing immense physicality and resilience to secure a thrilling 40-22 win over their Cape rivals.

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The victory marked a significant milestone for the Bulls, snapping a seven-game slump to the Stormers in the Vodacom URC and securing their first win against their Cape rivals in the competition. With a bonus point victory and four tries to their name, the Bulls' triumph was a testament to their determination and fighting spirit.


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