UFC 297: ‘Strickland vs. Du Plessis’ Weigh-in Results – 2 Fighters Miss Weight

By Susan Cox - January 19, 2024

UFC 297 will take place tomorrow, Saturday, January 20th at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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The highly anticipated UFC 297 fight card marks the promotion‘s first pay-per-view of 2024.

The early weigh-ins took place today at the UFC host hotel in Toronto and precede the ceremonial weigh-ins which will take place at 5 pm at the Scotiabank Arena.

The main event will feature a title fight between middleweight champion Sean Strickland (28-5 MMA) and challenger Dricus Du Plessis (20-2 MMA).

The co-main event of UFC 297 will see Raquel Pennington (15-8 MMA) vs. Mayra Bueno Silva (10-2 MMA) fighting for the vacant women’s bantamweight title.

Canadians Mike Malott (10-1 MMA) and Marc-Andre Barriault (16-6 MMA) will be looking to impress their home crowd when they face off with veterans Neil Magny (28-12 MMA) and Chris Curtis (30-10 MMA) respectively.

The Official Weigh-In results can be found below:

UFC 297 MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET)

  • Champ Sean Strickland (184.75) vs. Dricus Du Plessis (184)
  • Raquel Pennington (134.8) vs. Mayra Bueno Silva (135)
  • Neil Magny (170.75) vs. Mike Malott (170.5)
  • Marc-Andre Barriault (184.5) vs. Chris Curtis (185.25)
  • Arnold Allen (145.5) vs. Movsar Evloev (145.75)


  • Garrett Armfield (135.25) vs. Brad Katona (136)
  • Charles Jourdain (145.5) vs. Sean Woodson (145.5)
  • Serhiy Sidey (135) vs. Ramon Taveras (139.75)*
  • Gillian Robertson (115.75) vs. Polyana Viana (115.75)

UFC 297 EARLY PRELIMS (ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET)

  • Yohan Lainesse (170.75) vs. Sam Patterson (169.5)
  • Priscila Cachoeira (133.5) vs. Jasmine Jasudavicius (133) **
  • Jimmy Flick (126) vs. Malcolm Gordon (127.5)***

*  Taveras missed weight

** Moved from flyweight to bantamweight bout

*** Gordon missed weight

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