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UFC 297 will kick off 2024 with its first pay-per-view event as middleweight champion Sean Strickland puts his title to the test against former KSW welterweight champion Dricus du Plessis. The two will enter the ring on Saturday (Jan. 20) at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada, but if you weren’t able to grab a travel deal this time or grab last-minute tickets to watch the Strickland vs. du Plessis live and in person, you can still livestream the event through PPV on ESPN+ for $69.99 at 10 p.m. ET.
The co-main event will see an exciting match-up between Raquel Pennington vs. Mayra Bueno Silva as the two fight it out for the vacant bantamweight title. The title became up for grabs once Amanda Nunes announced her retirement during UFC 289 back in 2023.
Other fights you can look forward to also include Neil Magny vs. Mike Malott (welterweight), Chris Curtis vs. Marc-Andre Barriault (middleweight), Brad Katona vs. Garrett Armfield (bantamweight), Arnold Allen vs. Movsar Evloev (featherweight), Charles Jourdain vs. Sean Woodson (featherweight), Serhiy Sidey vs. Ramon Taveras (bantamweight), Gillian Robertson vs. Polyana Viana (women’s strawweight), Yohan Lainesse vs. Sam Patterson (welterweight), Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Priscila Cachoeira (women’s flyweight) and Malcolm Gordon vs. Jimmy Flick (flyweight).
Keep reading to learn how to watch Strickland vs. du Plessis live at home.
When & How to Watch UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis
UFC 297 will stream live on Saturday (Jan. 20) with early preliminary matchups starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+ and the main card event taking place at 10 p.m. ET through PPV on ESPN+. You’ll need an ESPN+ account in order to get access to the PPV link. If you already have a membership, then you can just head to the fight’s main page and purchase the event through there or click here or the button below to purchase Strickland vs. du Plessis.
Don’t have an ESPN+ membership? You can purchase a bundle, which includes the PPV match as well as an ESPN+ membership for $134.98.
A subscription with ESPN+ will cost $10.99/month and give you access to the entire ESPN+ library including live games of other sports like football, soccer, hockey, baseball and more, game recaps and analyses hosted by Peyton Manning, a shorter version of NFL Primetime, as well as full replays of historic NFL games.