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Sean Strickland wants rematch with Dricus Du Plessis: 'That needs to be run back'

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Middleweight champion Dricus Du Plessis captured the 185-pound championship by narrowly defeating Sean Strickland in the UFC 297 main event on Jan. 20.  The fight won Fight of the Night.

The fight ended in a split decision but some didn’t agree with the judges, including UFC CEO Dana White.  

“I had it 2-2 going into the last round and I thought that Strickland won the last round. The guys at the same table thought the opposite. White stated during the UFC Post-Fight Press Conference that it was a close match.  

Strickland would like to rematch.  On Wednesday, Tarzan posted that he wished to “run it again” with the South African.  

“I don’t really care about belts or fight politics, but it makes my day that they give Izzy a second chance to beat Alex after he slept. I lost a decision that dana thought I had won. Everyone did.. The statistics did. Strickland said on X, “That needs running back.”  

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