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Siya Kolisi Leaves Touching Message for MMA Star Dricus du Plessis



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The Springboks captain sent a heartwarming message to Dricus du Plessis ahead of his fight against Sean Strickland.

Jacaranda FM reports that the match will occur at 10 pm on 20 January at the Scotiabank Arena in Canada. Considering the seven-hour time zone difference, south African fans can watch the live broadcast on SuperSport at 5 am on 21 January.

Expressing unwavering support, Kolisi, in a video shared on Instagram, commended Du Plessis for his exceptional backing of the Springboks during the 2023 Rugby World Cup.


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“Dricus, my friend, all the best for the match against Strickland. I know the country is going to be behind you, and you have all our support as Africa because the way you supported us in the Rugby World Cup was really amazing, so I just want to wish you everything of the best,” Kolisi conveyed in the heartwarming message.

He highlighted a unique feature: “I am looking forward to seeing the match on SuperSport, and for the first time, there will be an English, Afrikaans, and isiXhosa commentary.”

In an encouraging tone, Kolisi concluded, “Dricus, once again, we have seen your hard work. This is a great opportunity for you, not just you but for the whole of South Africa, to have their first UFC champion. So, walk out there confident like you always do and give your best…” The supportive words from the rugby icon add an extra layer of anticipation and encouragement for Du Plessis as he prepares for the significant UFC battle.


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Picture: Instagram / _ubetoo_ & X / ricusduplessis

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