Watch UFC 297 on Saturday, January 20.

If you’re a UFC fan you have no doubt been anticipating the battle between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis that’s going down this weekend in Toronto at the Scotiabank Arena.

UFC 297 is the first UFC match in the city since December 2018, and while it has brought some controversy with it, it is definitely one fans are excited to watch on Saturday night.

Strickland is defending his title for the first time at UFC 297, fighting the #2 middleweight contender Du Plessis. UFC 297 also marks the official return of the UFC on Sportsnet, who now have the exclusive English-language broadcast rights to the sport in Canada.

Where to watch UFC 297

To watch the UFC 297 main card you need to purchase the pay-per-view on Sportsnet+ for $64.99. You don’t need to be a Sportsnet+ subscriber to purchase the event.

The main card starts at 10 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 20 and includes the following fights along with Strickland vs. Du Plessis:

  • Mayra Bueno Silva vs. Raquel Pennington
  • Mike Malott vs. Neil Magny
  • Chris Curtis vs. Marc-André Barriault
  • Movsar Evloev vs. Arnold Allen

For those interested in watching the UFC 297 prelims, you need to be a Sportsnet or Sportsnet+ subscriber. The prelims begin at 8 p.m. ET and include the following matches:

  • Brad Katona vs. Garrett Armfield
  • Charles Jourdain vs. Sean Woodson
  • Serhiy Sidey vs. Ramon Taveras
  • Gillian Robertson vs. Polyana Viana
  • Yohan Lainesse vs. Sam Patterson
  • Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Priscila Cachoeira
  • Malcolm Gordon vs. Jimmy Flick

Sportsnet+ Standard is available for $14.99 a month while Sportsnet+ Premium runs $20.83 per month. If you prefer to pay annually, the packages are $179.99 and $249.99, respectively. Visit for more information and to sign-up.

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