Dricus Du Plessis Set to Defend UFC Middleweight Title Against Israel Adesanya at UFC 305

The UFC Middleweight Championship will be on the line at UFC 305.

After months and months of anticipation, the UFC confirmed what many have hoped was the case all along, Dricus Du Plessis will defend the UFC Middleweight Title against former champion, Israel Adesanya in the main event of UFC 305.

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Following Sean Strickland's impressive unanimous decision victory over Adesanya at UFC 293, Du Plessis was next in line and edged Strickland via split-decision at UFC 297 to become the 185-pound King.

Adesanya hasn't fought since his shortcoming against Strickland, but has immediately won title fights following all three of his career losses.

The bout between Du Plessis and Adesanya is currently the only matchup made official the Australian-based card, however, more fight announcements are expected to be made soon.

UFC 305 goes down on Saturday, August 18 from the RAC Arena in Perth, Australia.

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