The middleweight stars are all set to attend the event of Sean Strickland defending his UFC title against Du Plessis on 20 January, 2023. But last week they came face to face at the UFC 296 in Las Vegas where they both can be seen fighting with each other.
Here we will be diving into the story and find out why exactly they both decide to fight off one month early. Keep on scrolling-
Watch the viral video of Sean Strickland fighting with Dricus Du Plessis
In the viral clip, both Du Plessis and Sean Strickland are seated quite near to each other on the ESPN+ pay-per-view broadcast. The minute the camera is cut off, Strickland jumps over at Du Plessis. In the viral clip, Strickland asks people to move out so that he can hit Dricus. Both start to fight off with each other while the people around them try to push them apart.
The viral clip has become a hot topic in the media with many websites covering the news and updating the readers. On social media, it is spreading like wildfire generating millions of clicks and views.
At the events, many notable personalities were present including No. 1 bantamweight contender Marlon “Chito” Vera, Alexander Volkanovski, and Islam Makhachev to name a few. The altercation was also addressed by the UFC 296 commentary team. To avoid further disputes Strickland was removed from the arena by the security.
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Both the fighters i.e Du Plessis and Sean Strickland have not addressed the fight publicly and are keeping a low profile in the media. Judging by the video, the upcoming fight between the two will have eyes across the globe. The public altercation has generated curiosity among the public thus more attention to the event scheduled on 20 January.