UFC 297 Live on TV: Strickland vs. Du Plessis UK time, TV Channel and fight card


Your complete guide to UFC 297, including the Strickland vs. Du Plessis start time, fight card, and TV coverage details.

Sean Strickland works hard in the gym preparing for his UFC 297 middleweight title fight against Dricus Du Plessis, which is set to take place on January 20, 2024, at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The promotion will kick off its 2024 fight campaign with a slam-bang middleweight main event featuring Sean Strickland, in his first 185-pound title defense, against No. 2 contender Dricus Du Plessis. In the UFC 297 co-headliner, well-traveled bantamweight veterans Raquel Pennington and Mayra Bueno Silva clash for the vacant 135-pound strap!

What is the UFC 297 start time?

UFC 299 TV coverage will start at 1am UK time in the early hours of Sunday 21st January 2024.

The main card is expected to start around 3am UK time.

UFC 297 on TV and live stream

UFC 297 is a PPV event and will be exclusively broadcast by TNT Sports Box Office in the UK.

Fans can tune in to watch Strickland and Du Plessis’s showdown live for a one-off fee of £19.99.

You can either navigate to Channel 494 on BT TV or Channel 490 on Sky TV for more details on how to get the fight or go to the TNT Sports Box Office website.

Watch UFC 297 in the US

US fans can watch the event live in the US via ESPN+. On its own, ESPN+ costs $10.99 per month or $109.99 per year. UFC 297 will cost an additional $79.99 as it is a PPV event, meaning you can get UFC 297 and a year of ESPN+ for $134.98.

You can also combine a Disney Plus subscription with ESPN+ for just $14.99 per month, but the main event will cost extra.

UFC 297 Fight Card

UFC 297 Main Event On TNT Sports PPV & ESPN, ESPN+ PPV:

185 lbs.: UFC Middleweight Champion Sean Strickland vs. Dricus Du Plessis

UFC 297 Co-Main Event On TNT Sports & ESPN, ESPN+:

Raquel Pennington vs. Mayra Bueno Silva for the vacant bantamweight title

UFC 297 Prelims On TNT Sports & ESPN, ESPN+:

Arnold Allen vs. Movsar Evloev
Dominick Reyes vs. Carlos Ulberg.
Marc-Andre Barriault vs. Chris Curtis
Garrett Armfield vs. Brad Katona
Gillian Robertson vs. Polyana Viana
Serhiy Sidey vs. Ramon Taveras
Jimmy Flick vs. Malcolm Gordon
Neil Magny vs. Mike Malott
Yohan Lainesse vs. Sam Patterson
Charles Jourdain vs. Sean Woodson
Jasmine Jasudavicius vs. Priscila Cachoeira