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UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis heaps praise on Conor McGregor: ‘Every single fighter needs to thank him’
UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis heaps praise on Conor McGregor: ‘Every single fighter needs to thank him’

UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis credits Conor McGregor for transcending the sport of MMA. 

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Dricus Du Plessis eyes Champ-Champ status with wins over Israel Adesanya and Khamzat Chimaev
Dricus Du Plessis eyes Champ-Champ status with wins over Israel Adesanya and Khamzat Chimaev

Dricus Du Plessis has his sights set on champ-champ status. But before ‘Stillknocks’ can focus on picking up a… 

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UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis on board with Jiri Prochazka moving to middleweight
UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis on board with Jiri Prochazka moving to middleweight

UFC middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis thinks Jiri Prochazka is too small for light heavyweight and would welcome him to his division. 

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Chael Sonnen blasts Dricus Du Plessis for attending UFC 300: “If you can’t fight because you’re hurt, don’t come!”

Don’t Come! 

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Dricus Du Plessis weighs in on Saturday’s UFC 300 main event: “I would smoke his ass”

Prediction 

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Israel Adesanya claps back at Dricus Du Plessis over home soil claim: “Shut the f**k up”

The feud goes on 

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Brendan Allen believes Dricus Du Plessis only has a “puncher’s chance” against him if they ever fight

Puncher’s chance 

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Robert Whittaker breaks down potential Dricus Du Plessis vs. Israel Adesanya title fight

Breakdown 

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Dricus Du Plessis vs. Israel Adesanya confirmed for UFC 305?
Dricus Du Plessis vs. Israel Adesanya confirmed for UFC 305?

Dricus Du Plessis may have just revealed that his rumored fight against Israel Adesanya will happen at UFC 305. 

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Heck of a Morning: Should Sean Strickland or Israel Adesanya get Dricus Du Plessis title fight next?
Heck of a Morning: Should Sean Strickland or Israel Adesanya get Dricus Du Plessis title fight next?

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images The UFC’s middleweight division is fascinating right now, especially with the addition of Robert Whittaker vs. Khamzat Chimaev in the… 

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UFC 305 set for August 18 in Perth, Dricus Du Plessis vs. Israel Adesanya reportedly in discussions

Return to Perth 

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Sean Strickland rematch or Israel Adesanya next? UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis opens vote to fans
Sean Strickland rematch or Israel Adesanya next? UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis opens vote to fans

UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis is willing to consider fighting Sean Strickland again. 

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Morning Report: Sean Strickland calls for Dricus Du Plessis rematch, asks ‘When does the champ ever lose a close fight?’
Morning Report: Sean Strickland calls for Dricus Du Plessis rematch, asks ‘When does the champ ever lose a close fight?’

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Sean Strickland still believes he should have retained his title against Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297. The middleweight title… 

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Sean Strickland makes case for Dricus Du Plessis rematch: ‘Dana himself thought I won’
Sean Strickland makes case for Dricus Du Plessis rematch: ‘Dana himself thought I won’

Sean Strickland thinks he’s deserving of an immediate rematch with UFC middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis. 

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Dricus Du Plessis says injury prevented him from defending title vs. Israel Adesanya at UFC 300
Dricus Du Plessis says injury prevented him from defending title vs. Israel Adesanya at UFC 300

Middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis tells Israel Adesanya “you don’t dictate when I fight” in explaining why he couldn’t at UFC 300. 

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Robert Whittaker explains what he lacked in loss against now-UFC champion Dricus Du Plessis

Former UFC champ Robert Whittaker knows what he was missing when he first fought Dricus Du Plessis, and what he would change in a rematch. 

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Dricus Du Plessis details why he rejected Israel Adesanya fight offer for UFC 300

Why risk it? 

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Israel Adesanya reveals he agreed to headline UFC 300 against Dricus Du Plessis but the champ turned it down

UFC 300 

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Israel Adesanya claims Dricus Du Plessis rejected UFC 300 main event slot
Israel Adesanya claims Dricus Du Plessis rejected UFC 300 main event slot

Israel Adesanya has made some bold claims regarding Dricus Du Plessis and the coveted UFC 300 main event slot. 

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Dricus Du Plessis says UFC 300 is just a number: “It’s not as massive as UFC Africa”

The champ has spoken …read more

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Brendan Allen unimpressed by Dricus Du Plessis’ ‘lucky’ UFC title run

Brendan Allen is not too impressed with the body of work from UFC middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis.
Despite currently holding gold at 185 pounds, being undefeated in the octagon and …read more

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Robert Whittaker won’t comment on rumored injury before Dricus Du Plessis fight but admits his training camp “wasn’t optimal”

Injury? …read more

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Video – Ex-UFC champ Sean Strickland rear-naked chokes fight fan while snowboarding

Even when he’s hitting the slopes, Sean Strickland still finds a way to squeeze in some training.

Days removed from his disappointing split decision loss to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC …read more

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Robert Whittaker Confident He’s Still a ‘Better Fighter’ Than Dricus Du Plessis

While Robert Whittaker is coming off a loss against Dricus Du Plessis, “The Reaper” believes he beats the South African “nine out of 10 times.” …read more

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Robert Whittaker confident he would dethrone Dricus Du Plessis in a rematch: “9 times out of 10 I beat him”

Rematch? …read more

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Robert Whittaker: I’d beat new UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis 9 times out of 10

Robert Whittaker is confident he will beat Dricus Du Plessis if they fight again.
Former champion Whittaker (24-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC) was upset by Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) this …read more

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Brandon Moreno recalls chaos being in middle of infamous Sean Strickland-Dricus Du Plessis cageside brawl

The infamous cageside brawl between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis? Brandon Moreno knew it was coming.
Ahead of their scheduled title fight at UFC 297, Strickland and Du Plessis spent …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis: Sean Strickland’s been walking back an admission that he lost at UFC 297

According to Dricus Du Plessis, Sean Strickland thought he lost their fight in its immediate aftermath at UFC 297.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) dethroned Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) …read more

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Sean Strickland’s coach hints live betting odds affected coaching advice ahead of UFC 297 title fight loss

Sean Strickland’s coach Eric Nicksick breaks down his judging during Strickland’s title fight against Dricus Du Plessis. 

The UFC 297 main event between Du Plessis and Strickland ended in a bloody …read more

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Jon Anik backs down on recent comments, issues apology to MMA fans

After his comments about the UFC 297 main event between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis weren’t received well by some fans, Jon Anik lashed out and insisted his time in …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis claims Sean Strickland admitted to defeat at UFC 297

Dricus Du Plessis claims that Sean Strickland admitted to him that the South African was the better man on the night at UFC 297. Du Plessis unseated Strickland as middleweight …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis claims Sean Strickland admitted he lost before UFC 297 scorecards were read

Admitted defeat …read more

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Jared Cannonier says he could be ready to fight at UFC 300, eyes Dricus Du Plessis or Khamzat Chimaev next

UFC 300 Return? …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis’ manager was told by Team Adesanya that ‘Izzy would be ready’ for UFC 300

Despite fighting to a razor-thin and somewhat controversial split decision at UFC 297, Sean Strickland and new middleweight world champion Dricus Du Plessis will move on from one another.

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Sean Strickland coach takes responsibility for UFC 297 loss

Sean Strickland lost the middleweight championship at UFC 297 to Dricus Du Plessis via split decision.  The scoring of the fight has been feverishly debated since it was read by Bruce …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis receives incredible reception at South African airport

The UFC crowed their first South African champion at UFC 297 on Jan. 20 in Toronto, Canada.  Dricus Du Plessis narrowly defeated Sean Strickland via split decision to win the 185-pound championship. …read more

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Watch Strickland’s Backstage Reaction After DDP Loss

Sean Strickland was devastated by his UFC 297 loss to Dricus Du Plessis.
Equally upset was “Tarzan’s” team, who can be seen reacting to the scorecards at UFC 297 last weekend …read more

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Jon Anik contemplating leaving UFC over social media attacks: ‘I’ve had it’

UFC play-by-play commentator Jon Anik is considering leaving the UFC over online attacks following the UFC 297 main event decision.  
Dricus Du Plessis captured the UFC middleweight title by defeating Sean …read more

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Robert Whittaker: No Controversy Regarding UFC 297 Headliner Scoring

While many have opined that the UFC 297 main event clash between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis could have been scored either way, Robert Whittaker (24-7) disagrees. …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis open to UFC 300 if healthy but thinks Israel Adesanya is ‘perfect fight’ for UFC Africa

UFC middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis thinks the Israel Adesanya fight has to happen in Africa.
After claiming the middleweight title with a split decision win over Sean Strickland this past …read more

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The Champ Is Here!

The champ is here!
Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis returned to South Africa on Thursday morning and received a hero’s welcome at OR Tambo International Airport. “Stillknocks” is just …read more

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Henry Cejudo: UFC champ Dricus Du Plessis should tell Israel Adesanya to ‘take a hike’

Henry Cejudo advises Dricus Du Plessis to go after Alex Pereira, not Israel Adesanya.
During the UFC 297 pre-fight news conference, Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) expressed interest in eventually …read more

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Henry Cejudo weighs in on alleged UFC 297 main event ‘headbutt’

Following his loss to Dricus Du Plessis in the UFC 297 main event, former champion Sean Strickland released a statement alleging that Du Plessis had headbutted him during the match.  In another …read more

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Watch Sean Strickland’s backstage reaction following title loss to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297 (Video)

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Dricus Du Plessis reflects on championship win over Sean Strickland

The middleweight title changed hands in the UFC 297 main event on Jan. 20 in Toronto, Canada.  Dricus Du Plessis defeated Sean Strickland via split decision to capture the 185-pound …read more

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Coach: Sean Strickland Lost ‘Optics Battle’ Against Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297

Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis’ camps have the utmost respect for each other following their UFC 297 clash. …read more

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Robert Whittaker: Dricus Du Plessis ‘wanted it more’ than Sean Strickland at UFC 297, outcome not controversial

Robert Whittaker disagrees with the notion that there’s controversy surrounding the UFC 297 headliner.
Dricus Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) edged out Sean Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) by split …read more

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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Jan. 23: Dricus Du Plessis, Raquel Pennington take No. 1 spots

The UFC’s first pay-per-view event of 2024 in Toronto produced a few moves in this week’s rankings update.
At UFC 297, two new champions were crowned at Scotiabank Arena, as Dricus …read more

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Michael Bisping: Just fighting behind jab cost Sean Strickland in UFC 297 loss to Dricus Du Plessis

Michael Bisping thinks Sean Strickland needed to diversify his offense at UFC 297.
Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) lost his middleweight title to Dricus Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) by …read more

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Anthony Smith had Sean Strickland winning four rounds against Dricus Du Plessis

A lot of people have weighed in on the UFC 297 scoring in the main event middleweight title bout between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis.  UFC President Dana White scored the fight …read more

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Paulo Costa lobbies Dana White for title fight with Dricus du Plessis after UFC 297: ‘Give me him, papa’

Paulo Costa is interested in a fight with Dricus Du Plessis, and he recently let it be known.

Becoming the first-ever South African UFC champion, Du Plessis made history at …read more

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Chael Sonnen makes case that Sean Strickland ‘lost every round’ to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297

Chael Sonnen argues that Dricus Du Plessis swept the scorecards at UFC 297.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) defeated Sean Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) by split decision to claim …read more

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Robert Whittaker on Dricus Du Plessis beating Sean Strickland” ‘I don’t know why it’s controversial’

Sean Strickland lost the middleweight championship at UFC 297 to Dricus Du Plessis but many, including UFC President Dana White didn’t agree with the decision.   
Former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker doesn’t understand why …read more

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Sean Strickland’s coach reacts to Dricus Du Plessis loss at UFC 297: ‘We needed to win the optics battle’

Eric Nicksick thought Sean Strickland did enough to win at UFC 297.
Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) lost his middleweight title in a narrow split decision loss to Dricus Du Plessis …read more

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Daniel Cormier praises Dricus Du Plessis’ performance at UFC 297, admits he never thought he would be champion

Dricus Du Plessis surpassed Daniel Cormier’s expectations.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) dethroned Sean Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) by split decision to become middleweight champion in Saturday’s UFC 297 …read more

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Chael Sonnen believes Sean Strickland “lost every round” to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297

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‘Nothing special’: Khamzat Chimaev unimpressed by UFC 297’s Dricus Du Plessis vs. Sean Strickland

Khamzat Chimaev was not impressed by the UFC 297 main event.
The middleweight title changed hands at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, as Dricus Du Plessis edged out a split decision over …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev believes Sean Strickland beat Dricus Du Plessis, calls out the South African for UFC 300

Callout …read more

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Sean Strickland Shows Off Nasty Eye Injury, Disputes Split-Decision Loss at UFC 297: We All Know I Won’

Sean Strickland remains adamant that an illegal headbutt is what changed the trajectory of his UFC 297 title tilt with Dricus Du Plessis.

After 25 minutes of entertaining action, Strickland …read more

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Ian Garry dances on Sean Strickland’s grave after loss to Dricus Du Plessis

Ian Garry has serious title aspirations and isn’t in the business of making friends. That has been on full display recently as he and Sean Strickland have been arguing back …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis sends messages to Alex Pereira and Drake following title win at UFC 297: “I dare you”

DDP Responds …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis responds after Sean Strickland calls foul in UFC 297 title loss: “Why don’t you cry about it AGAIN”

Cry about it! …read more

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Sean Strickland photo of eye injury: ‘They had to stitch through muscle to get it closed’

A war was promised in the UFC 297 headliner and a war is exactly what was provided. Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis battled it out for 25 minutes, rightfully …read more

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Sean Strickland sends a message to Dricus Du Plessis following UFC 297: “The belt they gave you will never make you a champion”

“I won that fight” …read more

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Chimaev wants UFC 300 title fight vs. Du Plessis

Undefeated Khamzat Chimaev says he saw “nothing special” during Saturday’s title fight between Dricus Du Plessis and Sean Strickland and is ready to take the belt from Du Plessis at …read more

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Watch Sean O’Malley’s live reaction to Dricus Du Plessis defeating Sean Strickland at UFC 297 (Video)

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Sean Strickland doubles down on head butt claim after UFC 297 loss: ‘I didn’t take the coward’s way out’

Sean Strickland continues to cry foul on his UFC 297 title loss to Dricus Du Plessis.
Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) dropped the middleweight belt to Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 …read more

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UFC 297 highlights video: Sean Strickland vs Dricus Du Plessis

Watch the UFC 297 highlights video and recap from Saturday’s UFC 297 main event between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis.
UFC 297 took place on Saturday, January 20th, at Scotiabank …read more

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Joe Rogan surprised judges awarded Dricus Du Plessis win over Sean Strickland at UFC 297

Joe Rogan didn’t expect Dricus Du Plessis to beat Sean Strickland when the scorecards were being read out.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) edged out Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) …read more

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DDP Denies Clash Of Crowns

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Sean Strickland claims he was busted open by a head butt from Dricus Du Plessis, contributing to his UFC 297 …read more

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‘Stylebender’ Early Favorite Over ‘Stillknocks’

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Newly-crowned middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis, fresh off his split decision victory over Sean Strickland at UFC …read more

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Israel Adesanya happy for new UFC champion Dricus Du Plessis, but ‘still going to test that ass’

Despite their history, Israel Adesanya praised Dricus Du Plessis for his title win at UFC 297.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) defeated Sean Strickland (28-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) by split …read more

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Photo – Dricus Du Plessis treats himself to beer and croissants After stunning UFC 297 title victory

After capturing middleweight gold at UFC 297, Dricus Du Plessis was completely overcome with joy. It had been a long road for the man, and the world saw before their …read more

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Morning Report: Ian Machado Garry reacts to fight between ‘two amateurs’ Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis

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Ian Machado Garry was satisfied with the result of UFC 297’s main event.
After a rather dramatic build-up …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis reacts to news that Dana White had Sean Strickland winning at UFC 297

A huge statement …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis sends a message to his doubters following title win at UFC 297: “That makes you look like a dumbass!”

History has been made! …read more

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Joe Rogan reacts to Sean Strickland losing to Dricus Du Plessis

Unable to be there live on the announce table alongside his regular trio of Jon Anik and Daniel Cormier, Joe Rogan still found time to watch UFC 297.
Alongside Brendan Schaub, …read more

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Ian Garry Reacts to Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis’ UFC 297 Title Clash: ‘I’m Watching Two Amateurs Fight’

Welterweight standout Ian Garry was not impressed with the performances of Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297.

After five entertaining rounds of action, Du Plessis emerged victorious, …read more

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Ian Machado Garry mocks Sean Strickland after UFC 297 loss: ‘If I ever have a fight like that, please tell me to retire’

Ian Machado Garry took a great amount of pleasure in seeing Sean Strickland lose his title to Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297.
Garry (13-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC), who has been …read more

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Sean Strickland Blames Headbutt For Changing the Trajectory of His UFC 297 Title Fight: ‘Sucks to Lose That Way’

Sean Strickland thought he got the job done at UFC 297.

Stepping into his first middleweight title defense, Strickland and his South African opposition, Dricus Du Plessis, delivered an entertaining five-round …read more

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Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Sean Strickland after UFC 297 title loss?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Dricus Du Plessis after UFC 297 title win?)
Sean Strickland’s time as middleweight champion was brought to a halt just over four months …read more

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Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for new champ Dricus Du Plessis after UFC 297 title win?

(ALSO SEE: Mick Maynard’s Shoes: What’s next for Sean Strickland after UFC 297 title loss?)
The UFC middleweight title once again changed hands Saturday when Dricus Du Plessis dethroned Sean Strickland …read more

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Ex-UFC Standout Brendan Schaub Delivers Bizarre Reaction to Dricus Du Plessis’s Win Over Sean Strickland

Joe Rogan was stunned by Saturday night’s UFC 297 headliner that saw Dricus Du Plessis walk away with the middleweight world title.

Four months removed from his dominant performance against …read more

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Joe Rogan reacts to Dricus Du Plessis defeating Sean Strickland at UFC 297

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Dricus Du Plessis responds to “see you soon” comment from Khamzat Chimaev: “Who takes that guy seriously anyway?”

Callout Denied …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis’ blunt assessment of Dana White’s UFC 297 scorecard for Sean Strickland: ‘Bullsh*t’

TORONTO – New middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis didn’t mince words when he heard his boss thought he lost the UFC 297 main event.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) took …read more

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UFC 297 post-event facts: Dricus Du Plessis, Raquel Pennington make history in title wins

The UFC’s first pay-per-view of the year is likely to prove to be far from the most memorable, but UFC 297 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto did prove significant with …read more

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‘Stay Tuned For Next Episode’

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Return incoming?
Dricus Du Plessis became the new Middleweight champion at UFC 297 last night (Sat., Jan 20., …read more

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‘UFC 300 Sounds Amazing’

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“Stillknocks” is down for UFC 300.
Dricus Du Plessis made UFC history at UFC 297 last night on …read more

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‘Don’t Run’

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“Borz” is coming … apparently.
Dricus Du Plessis became the first UFC champion from South Africa last night …read more

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Sean Strickland releases statement following UFC 297 loss

Sean Strickland is now a former UFC middleweight champion.  “Tarzan” lost to Dricus Du Plessis via split decision in the UFC 297 main event but felt that he did enough …read more

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‘I Believe You Have To Take It From The Champion’

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The boss didn’t like the UFC 297 main event decision.
Dricus Du Plessis became the new Middleweight champion …read more

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Nate Diaz Throws Shade at Dricus Du Plessis’ Title-Winning Performance Against Sean Strickland at UFC 297

Nate Diaz was not impressed with the show that Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis delivered in their UFC 297 headliner.

Emanating from the mysterious land of Toronto, Canada, Strickland …read more

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UFC 297 Bonuses: Sean Strickland, Dricus du Plessis Deliver Fight of the Night

Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis delivered a banger of a title fight in the UFC 297 headliner at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. …read more

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Scorecards! Judges Hand ‘DDP’ Razor Thin Split Decision Win

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Check out the round-by-round scoring from the three judges at cageside that led to Dricus Du Plessis winning the middleweight title. …read more

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Khamzat Chimaev Reacts to Dricus Du Plessis’ Middleweight Title Win at UFC 297: ‘It’s My Time Now’

It didn’t take long for Khamzat Chimaev to chime in following the arrival of a new middleweight world champion.

On Saturday night, Dricus Du Plessis scored the biggest win of …read more

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Dricus Du Plessis def. Sean Strickland at UFC 297: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Dricus Du Plessis’ split decision win over Sean Strickland at UFC 297 at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. (Photos by Dan Hamilton, USA Today Sports)
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Dricus Du Plessis Outworks Sean Strickland, Captures Middleweight Title via Split Decision – UFC 297 Highlights

The UFC has a new middleweight world champion and his name is Dricus Du Plessis.

After scoring six straight victories, ‘Stillknocks’ stepped into his first main event at UFC 297 …read more

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Social media reacts to Dricus Du Plessis’ bloody title win over Sean Strickland at UFC 297

Dricus Du Plessis’ rise through the middleweight division reached its apex on Saturday when he claimed the title from Sean Strickland in the UFC 297 main event.
Du Plessis (21-2 MMA, …read more

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Pros react after Dricus Du Plessis dethrones Sean Strickland at UFC 297

“See you soon” …read more

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