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UFC 297 Canada Results: Du Plessis Triumphs Over Strickland

UFC 297 Du Plesis vs Strickland

UFC 297, an electrifying mixed martial arts event, recently concluded in Canada, marking another milestone in the Ultimate Fighting Championship history. The event was headlined by the much-anticipated middleweight championship bout between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis, with Du Plessis emerging victorious after a grueling five-round battle. This article provides a comprehensive breakdown of the main and preliminary fights, showcasing the prowess and resilience of the fighters. Here are the UFC 297 Results and breakdown.

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Main Event: UFC Middleweight Championship

The main event was a showcase of strategic prowess and endurance. Dricus Du Plessis secured a decisive victory over Sean Strickland in a 5-round decision, displaying superior technique and strategy. This victory marks a significant milestone in Du Plessis' career and reshapes the middleweight division landscape.

Co-Main Event: UFC Vacant Bantamweight Championship

In the co-main event, Raquel Pennington faced Mayra Bueno Silva for the vacant bantamweight championship. It was a closely contested bout, with Pennington eventually outmaneuvering Silva to claim victory via a 5-round decision. Pennington's win adds an impressive chapter to her fighting career.

Main Card Breakdown

Welterweight Bout: Neil Magny vs. Mike Malott

Neil Magny delivered a stunning KO/TKO victory over Mike Malott at 4:45 of Round 3. Magny's knockout showcased his power and precision, solidifying his status in the welterweight division.

Middleweight Bout: Chris Curtis vs. Marc-André Barriault

Chris Curtis emerged victorious against Marc-André Barriault by a 3-round decision. The fight was a tactical display from both fighters, with Curtis gaining the upper hand with his consistent performance.

Featherweight Bout: Arnold Allen vs. Movsar Evloev

Movsar Evloev defeated Arnold Allen in a tactical battle that went to a 3-round decision. Evloev's victory was a testament to his strategic fighting style and endurance.

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Preliminary Card Highlights

Bantamweight: Garrett Armfield won against Brad Katona via a 3-round decision.

Featherweight: Sean Woodson outperformed Charles Jourdain, securing a 3-round decision win.

Bantamweight: Ramon Taveras triumphed over Serhiy Sidey in a 3-round decision.

Strawweight: Gillian Robertson defeated Polyana Viana with a KO/TKO at 3:12 of Round 2.

Welterweight: Sam Patterson showcased his grappling skills, submitting Yohan Lainesse at 2:03 of Round 1.

Bantamweight: Jasmine Jasudavicius won against Priscila Cachoeira via submission at 4:21 of Round 3.

Flyweight: Jimmy Flick submitted Malcolm Gordon at 1:17 of Round 2.

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UFC 297 in Canada was a thrilling event that showcased the skill and tenacity of some of the best fighters in the UFC. From Du Plessis' championship win to the exciting undercard battles, the event was a testament to the high level of competition and entertainment that the UFC continues to offer to its fans worldwide.

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