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Updated December 17th, 2023 at 16:58 IST

Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis embroil in an ugly brawl during UFC 296- WATCH

During the UFC 296 Pay Per View, Middleweight champion Sean Strickland and contender Dricus Du Plessis got involved in an ugly brawl while being in attendance.

Sean Strickland vs Dricus Du Plessis
Sean Strickland vs Dricus Du Plessis | Image:UFC/X
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A huge conundrum broke out during UFC 296 as the Middleweight Champion Sean Strickland and his opponent for the UFC 297 event Dricus Du Plessis embroiled in a physical back-and-forth. While the dais for the action was right in front of them, and their seating in the Octagon has already been reserved for the next month's PPV, Tarzan and Stillknocks showcased that they could not wait to get their hands on each other, and exhibited a trailer of UFC 297.

3 things you need to know

  • Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis embroiled in a brawl during UFC 296
  • Both the fighters were in attendance at the event
  • Sean Strickland vs Dricus Du Plessis will take place at UFC 297

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Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis engage in an ugly brawl at UFC 296

As per the visuals that have come forward, it was Sean Strickland who initiated the altercation and then a melee of sorts emanated. Both Strickland and Du Plessis did not back down once the brawl began, and the security had to step in to separate the Middleweights.

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Since the entire episode transpired when both the fighters were introduced to the TV audience, the camera caught the entire sequence.

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Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis will have a go at each other at UFC 297

Though, nobody got out as the winner from this unofficial fallout, but the intense squabble has certainly put the hype behind their fight. Come January 20, 2024 both Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis will be locked inside the 8-sided cage and as long as both remain conscious there will be no stopping to the action for 25 long minutes. 
 

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Published December 17th, 2023 at 16:58 IST

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