[Fight>Night] UFC 297:] Strickland vs Du Plessis live online broadcast 20 January 2024
UFC 297 live stream: How to watch Strickland vs Du Plessis online right now, match card, start time. UFC 297, headlined by the bout between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis airs live on Saturday, Jan.20, 2024 (1/20/24) at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario.
Two championship bouts headlines another exciting pay-per-view on Saturday night, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship heads north of the border.
The main event will see Sean Strickland put his Middleweight title on the line against Dricus Du Plessis.
Strickland comes into this fight hot off defeating Israel Adesanya at UFC 293 by unanimous decision, claiming his first championship since joining the promotion. The Anaheim native has won three consecutive bouts, and nine of his last 11. He has a career record of 28-5, with 15 wins coming by knockout or submission.
Du Plessis has been on a tear since coming to the UFC in 2020. The South African-born fighter has won each of his six fights so far, four of them coming via knockout. He earned his first title shot in the promotion after beating Robert Whittaker by TKO at UFC 290 last July. Du Plessis has a career record of 20-2, all but one of those wins have come by a finish.
The other notable fight on the main card sees Raquel Pennington and Mayra Bueno Silva duke it out for the vacant Women’s Bantamweight belt.
The belt was vacated by Amanda Nunes, who retired after beating Irene Aldana at UFC 289.
Pennington has a career record of 15-8 and is coming off a split-decision victory over Ketlen Vieira. At 35, this will be just her second shot at UFC gold, losing to Nunes in 2018.
This is Bueno Silva’s first shot at a title.