Betting Odds: Sean Strickland comes in as favorite over Dricus Du Plessis for UFC 297

Betting Odds: Sean Strickland comes in as favorite over Dricus Du Plessis for UFC 297

Douglas Vegas Bets|
November 07, 2023|

The Middleweight title will be on the line as Sean Strickland is set to make his first title defense against Dricus Du Plessis early next year and the odds are out. This fight is currently scheduled to take place on January 20th at UFC 297 from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Odds Provided by accurate as of 11/7/2023 2:05 PM EST

Current Odds: Sean Strickland -155, Dricus Du Plessis +135

These odds mean a bettor would need to risk $155 on Sean Strickland to win $100; meanwhile, a risk of $100 on Dricus Du Plessis could win $135.

This is the first time in several years we will see a Middleweight title fight that does not feature Israel Adesanya after Strickland dethroned him in September. Sean Strickland enters this fight on a three-fight win streak most recently his monumental upset win over Israel Adesanya where he dismantled the champ over five rounds. Dricus Du Plessis also comes into this off an impressive upset having knocked out Robert Whittaker to earn his title shot back in the summer.


Past Odds: Sean Strickland

Odds from

Sean Strickland (+495) vs. Israel Adesanya (-670) UFC 293 – Win

Sean Strickland (-160) vs. Abus Magomedov (+140) UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Magomedov – Win

Sean Strickland (+120) vs. Nassourdine Imavov (-130) UFC Fight Night: Strickland vs. Imavov – Win

Sean Strickland (+105) vs. Jared Cannonier (-115) UFC Fight Night: Cannonier vs. Strickland - Loss

Sean Strickland (-122) vs. Alex Pereira (+112) UFC 276 – Loss

Past Fight Odds: Dricus Du Plessis

Odds provided by

Dricus Du Plessis (+262) vs. Robert Whittaker (-312) UFC 290 – Win

Dricus Du Plessis (-200) vs. Derek Brunson (+185) UFC 285 - Win

Dricus Du Plessis (-165) vs. Darren Till (+155) UFC 282 - Win

Dricus Du Plessis (-167) vs. Brad Tavares (+157) UFC 276 - Win

Dricus Du Plessis (-112) vs. Trevin Giles (+102) UFC 264 - Win


UFC 297 Fight Card

  • Sean Strickland vs. Dricus Du Plessis, Middleweight Title Fight

  • Raquel Pennington vs. Mayra Bueno Silva, Bantamweight Title Fight

  • Arnold Allen vs. Movsar Evloev, Featherweight

  • Chris Curtis vs. Marc-Andre Barriault, Middleweight

  • Brad Katona vs. Garret Armfield, Bantamweight

  • Gillian Robertson vs. Polyana Viana, Strawweight

  • Serhiy Sidey vs. Ramon Taveras, Bantamweight

  • Malcolm Gordon vs. Jimmy Flick, Flyweight

  • Neil Magny vs. Mike Malott, Welterweight

  • Yohan Lainesse vs. Sam Patterson, Welterweight

UFC 297 Info

  • Date: January 20th

  • Location: Scotiabank Arena Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  • Start Time: 10:00 PM EST (Main Card)

  • How to watch: ESPN+ PPV

Who are you taking in this Middleweight clash? Let us know in the comments below.

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