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Latest UFC 242 fight card, rumors, and updates for ‘Khabib vs Poirier’ on Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi

The lightweight division will finally be unified when reigning 155-pound kingpin, Khabib Nurmagomedov, collides with interim straphanger, Dustin Poirier, in the UFC 242 main event this September in Abu Dhabi. Will the winner move on to face Tony Ferguson, or Conor McGregor? That’s up to UFC President, Dana White!

Event: UFC 242: “Khabib vs. Poirier”
Date: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019
Location: The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi
Broadcast: Pay-per-view (PPV), ESPN+, FX, Fight Pass

UFC 242 Main Event:

155 lbs.: Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Interim Lightweight Champion Dustin Poirier

UFC 242 Main Card On ESPN+ PPV (2 p.m. ET):

155 lbs.: Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
155 lbs.: Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
265 lbs.: Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Curtis Blaydes
155 lbs.: Diego Ferreira vs. Mairbek Taisumov

UFC 242 Prelims Card On FX (12 p.m. ET):

125 lbs.: Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
145 lbs.: Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
135 lbs.: Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moraes
170 lbs.: Ottman Azaitar vs. Teemu Packalen

UFC 242 Prelims Card On Fight Pass (10 a.m. ET):

170 lbs.: Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
170 lbs.: Muslim Salikhov vs. Nordine Taleb
185 lbs.: Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
155 lbs.: Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam

*Fight card, bout order and the amount of matches subject to change.

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