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Watch: Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis Face Off at UFC 296 Press Conference

Tensions ran high at Friday's UFC Seasonal Press Conference as middleweight champion Sean Strickland and challenger Dricus Du Plessis had to be forcefully separated during their intense face-off. The electrifying moment unfolded just ahead of the UFC 296 Ceremonial Weigh-ins, setting the stage for an eagerly anticipated showdown.

Scheduled to headline the UFC 297 fight card on January 20th at ScotiaBank Arena in Toronto, the bout marks Sean Strickland's inaugural title defense. The middleweight champion, known for his tenacity and skill in the octagon, will face a formidable challenge in Dricus Du Plessis, adding an extra layer of anticipation to the upcoming event. The altercation during the face-off only fueled the excitement surrounding the highly awaited clash between these two talented fighters.

UFC fans can expect fireworks when Strickland and Du Plessis step into the octagon for what promises to be an unforgettable championship bout, as both fighters vie for supremacy in the middleweight division.


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