The UFC’s return to Canada will feature a title double-header.
In the co-main event, a new women’s bantamweight champion will be crowned when former title challenger Raquel Pennington (15-8 MMA, 12-5 UFC) and Mayra Bueno Silva (10-2-1 MMA, 5-2-1 UFC) square off. Former UFC dual-champion Amanda Nunes vacated her belt when she retired this past June.
A press conference featuring the card’s Canadian fighters will take place Nov. 14 at Sportsnet Studios. In attendance will be rising star Mike Malott, Marc-Andre Barriault, Charles Jourdain, and Serhey Sidey.
The current UFC 297 lineup includes:
Sean Strickland vs. Dricus Du Plessis – for middleweight title
Raquel Pennington vs. Mayra Bueno Silva – for vacant women’s bantamweight title
Arnold Allen vs. Movsar Evloev
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
For more on the card, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC 297.