Dricus du Plessis and Sean Strickland Discuss Alex Pereira Fight

Dricus du Plessis and Sean Strickland Discuss Alex Pereira Fight

Liam Lindsay|
January 18, 2024|

The current UFC Light-Heavyweight Champion, Alex Pereira, was front row at the UFC 297 press conference. The main event will see a familiar foe and now friend of Pereira, Sean Strickland, take on the #2 ranked Middleweight contender Dricus du Plessis. When du Plessis asked about facing Pereira next, he responded.

100%, but after this. I have a whole division to take care of. Whether it's him or somebody else, I don't care; after this division, that's the one I'm after.
- Dricus du Plessis

Strickland chimed in as well, appeasing the Canadian fans by shooting a jab at du Plessis.

Alex! After I put him away, you can put him away next. Don't worry, Dricus, we got you!
- Sean Strickland

Is this a potential fight we could see down the line after UFC 297? As a member of the Verdict Community, let us know if you'd like to see this fight next.

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