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UFC 242 promo for ‘Khabib vs Poirier’ title fight on Sept 7 in Abu Dhabi (video)

We are a little over two weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated title fights of the year, as Lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomeodv, and interim champion, Dustin Poirier, collide at UFC 242 on Sept. 7 in a title unification match.

Set to take place in Abu Dhabi, the title fight will once and for all reveal who is the best 155-pound fighter on the planet as Khabib (27-0) looks for consecutive win number 28, twelve overall inside the Octagon.

Poirier, meanwhile, has won four in a row against a murderer’s row of champions and ex-title holders including Anthony Pettis, Eddie Alvarez, Justin Gaethje and Max Holloway. His most recent win over “Blessed” at UFC 236 earned him his first-ever taste of UFC gold.

Handing Khabib his first-ever loss will be the cherry on top of what is a tremendous run for “The Diamond.” For “The Eagle,” however, taking out Poirier gives him one less obstacle to get to the pound-for-pound crown, and maybe even sets up a rematch against Conor McGregor.

Ahead of the world title fight, UFC has released a dazzling promo video which highlights each combatant’s biggest wins and paths to the top of the mountain, which you can see embedded above.

And to see who else is fighting at UFC 242: “Khabib vs. Poirier” click here.

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