How to Watch Strickland vs du Plessis Fight Online

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UFC is back with two title fights in Jan. 2024! American Sean Strickland is looking to defend his UFC Middleweight Championship belt against Dricus du Plessis, while American Raquel Pennington and Brazilian Mayra Bueno Silva battle for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship during the main card of UFC 297, which is tonight, Saturday, Jan. 20.

UFC 297 takes place at Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Canada. Early prelims start at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT, with prelims beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and the main card at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

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Want to watch UFC 297 online? This a pay-per-view fight that is streaming exclusively on ESPN+, so the only way to watch UFC is to purchase the PPV feed here.

The UFC 297 PPV price is $79.99 for ESPN+ subscribers. Not a subscriber? You can get a ESPN+ monthly subscription and PPV for $90.98, or purchase an ESPN+ annual subscription with the PPV stream for $134.98. The annual subscription bundle is the best deal because it saves you 30% instead of going month-to-month.

You can also sign up for the Disney Trio, which wraps in ESPN+, Hulu and Disney+ starting at $14.99/month.

Since this is an official PPV fight, there isn’t a way to watch UFC 297 online for free. However, ESPN+ subscribers can livestream the early prelims online free. Meanwhile, the prelims are also airing on cable network ESPNews on TV, which is available on DirecTV Stream, Fubo and Hulu + Live TV. To watch the UFC 297 main card, you’ll need to buy the PPV stream at ESPN+ here.

There is some bad blood between current UFC Middleweight Champion Strickland, who is 28-5, and du Plessis, who is 20-2, after the two got into a heated exchange and brawl in the crowd during UFC 296 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in Dec. Sparks are going to fly in Toronto tonight!

Additionally, the other championship title match finds Pennington, who is 15-9, and Silva, 10-2-1, competing for the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship, which has been vacant since former two-division champion Amanda Nunes retired after she defended her title at UFC 289 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.

Check out the full UFC 297 card below, and stream UFC 297 on pay-per-view here.

Main Card, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT

  • Middleweight: Sean Strickland vs. Dricus du Plessis (title fight)
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Raquel Pennington vs. Mayra Bueno Silva (title fight)
  • Welterweight: Neil Magny vs. Mike Malott
  • Middleweight: Chris Curtis vs. Marc-André Barriault
  • Featherweight: Arnold Allen vs. Movsar Evloev

Prelims, 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

  • Bantamweight: Brad Katona vs. Garrett Armfield
  • Featherweight: Charles Jourdain vs. Sean Woodson
  • Bantamweight: Serhiy Sidey vs. Ramon Taveras
  • Women’s Strawweight: Gillian Robertson vs. Polyana Viana

Early Prelims, 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT

  • Welterweight: Yohan Lainesse vs. Sam Patterson
  • Women’s flyweight: Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Priscila Cachoeira
  • Flyweight: Malcolm Gordon vs. Jimmy Flick

Watch all the action by livestreaming UFC 297 online with ESPN+. Purchase the pay-per-view feed for $79.99 here.

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