(Video) UFC champ revealed as Beast on ‘Masked Singer’

The figure behind the character of ‘Wildebeest’ in The Masked Singer South Africa is Dricus Du Plessis.

The current UFC middleweight champion graced Season 2 (Ep. 5) of The Masked Singer South Africa. The astonishing vocal skills of the renowned MMA star mesmerized the audience as he performed the song ‘Counting Stars’ by One Republic.

After the performance, he took off his mask in a theatrical reveal to unveil his true self. Dricus Du Plessis captivated the audience with his vocal talents, leaving spectators in awe.

MMA fans on Twitter were taken aback by the revelation, as it was revealed that Du Plessis can sing beautifully.

A fan praised by saying: “DDP is saving MMA and Music”

Another fan wrote: “DDP baby!”

The 30-year-old Du Plessis won the middleweight title after beating Sean Strickland at UFC 297 in Toronto earlier this year. But the win was not without a price, as Du Plessis suffered severe injuries in the grueling back-and-forth match.

Following the bout, pictures of Du Plessis’ severely swollen face surfaced with hematomas almost closing both of his eyes. Du Plessis also said that facial recognition on his phone was ineffective due to the extreme swelling in his face.

Dricus Du Plessis is now poised to defend his 185-pound title against former champion Israel Adesanya. Du Plessis will be competing when the company comes to Perth for UFC 305 in August.

Dricus Du Plessis continues to captivate audiences worldwide with his unparalleled talents and unwavering determination. Only time will tell what is next in store for him.

MMA star Michael Chandler is set to be the main attraction of UFC 303 as he will be competing against Conor McGregor. Chandler was also a guest on The Masked Singer. It is a well-known game show where famous people and celebrities dress up in outrageous costumes and sing popular songs as viewers attempt to figure out who the hidden identities are.