The undisputed UFC lightweight championship will be up for grabs later today (Sat., Sept. 7, 2019) at UFC 242 live on ESPN+ PPV from inside The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, as undefeated Russian champion Khabib Nurmagomedov meets interim titleholder Dustin Poirier for divisional supremacy.
In preparation for the highly-anticipated main event title fight, the promotion has released the latest and final episode of UFC 242 “Embedded,” which can be seen in the above video player. This time around, the action focuses on pre-fight kandora fittings, ceremonial weigh ins and the last time fighters will meet face-to-face before competing later tonight.
From the official YouTube description:
On Episode 6 of UFC 242 Embedded, interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier gets fitted for a traditional kandora. Guest fighters including strawweight Claudia Gadelha, double champion Henry Cejudo and strawweight queen Weili Zhang interact with fans at The Arena on Yas Island. Then the stars of UFC 242 hit the stage for one final faceoff in front of fans before Saturday’s huge event. UFC 242 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the lightweight unification bout taking place Saturday, September 7th at a special time of 2 pm ET/11 am PT. Order the Pay-Per-View at ESPNPlus.com/PPV
See the entire UFC 242 fight card and line up here.
MMAmania.com will deliver LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC 242 fight card on Saturday (click here), starting with the Fight Pass “Prelims” matches online, which are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET, then the remaining undercard balance on FX Network at 12 p.m. ET, before the PPV main card start time at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN+.
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