UFC 297: Strickland vs Du Plessis Odds
The UFC middleweight title will be on the line this weekend when the UFC heads north to Toronto for UFC 297: Strickland vs. Du Plessis.
The main event this weekend is the middleweight title bout featuring UFC middleweight champion Sean Strickland and challenger Dricus Du Plessis. At the Bovada Sportsbook Strickland is a -125 favorite and Du Plessis is a +105 underdog.
Strickland has won his last three fights and owns an overall record of 28-5 with 11 wins by knockout and four by submission. He last fought at UFC 293 in September when he defeated Israel Adesanya by unanimous decision as a +350 underdog to win the title.
Du Plessis has won his last eight fights to improve his record to 20-2 with nine wins by KO and 10 by submission. He last fought at UFC 290 in July when he defeated Robert Whittaker by second-round TKO as a +260 underdog.
Bueno Silva set as the favorite against Pennington
Also on the main card this weekend is a bout for the vacant UFC women’s bantamweight title between Raquel Pennington and Mayra Bueno Silva. Bueno Silva is a -160 favorite and Pennington is a +135 underdog.
Bueno Silva is 3-0 with a no-contest in her last four fights. Her overall record stands at 10-2-1 and one no-contest, with one win by KO and seven by submission. She last fought at UFC on ESPN 49 on July in a bout against Holly Holm that was declared a no-contest. Bueno Silva originally won by submission as a +140 underdog but the fight was declared a no-contest following a positive drug test by Bueno Silva.
Pennington has won her last five fights to boost her record to 15-8 with one win by KO and four wins by submission. She last fought at UFC Fight Night 217 in January 2023 when she defeated Ketlen Vieira by split decision as a +130 underdog.
Magny listed as underdog in his bout versus Mallott
One other notable fight on the main card this weekend is a welterweight bout featuring Neil Magny and Mike Mallott. Mallott is a -350 favorite and Magny is a +275 underdog.
Mallott has won his last six fights to improve his record to 10-1-1 with four wins by KO and six wins by submission. He last fought at UFC 289 in June when he defeated Adam Fugitt by second-round submission as a -330 favorite.
Magny is 4-4 in his last eight fights. He last fought at UFC 292 in August when he lost to Ian Machado Garry by unanimous decision as a +350 underdog.