Dricus “Stillknocks” Du Plessis captured the UFC Middleweight Championship with a hard-fought Split Decision victory over former champ Sean “Tarzan” Strickland on January 20th at UFC 297 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Du Plessis takes over the #2 spot in the 185-pound rankings with the win.

In the UFC 297 co-main event, “Rocky” Raquel Pennington outpointed Mayra “Sheetara” Bueno Silva to claim the vacant UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. Elsewhere, Si Yoon “Sankaru” Park retained her women’s atomweight title by defeating Moeri “Black Diamond” Suda at Black Combat 10.

 

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