The reigning UFC Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled for the second defense of his belt against the interim titleholder Dustin Poirier. The pair headlines the pay-per-view UFC 242 fight card held this coming Sunday (Sep. AEST) in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
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Last October Nurmagomedov made his first successful title defense against former champion Conor McGregor at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, NV, USA. The scheduled for five rounds championship bout ended prior to the final horn. “The Eagle” submitted “The Notorious” in Round 4.
The full fight video of the contest hit the stream on Tuesday. The footage also includes the brawl happened straight after the contest was waved off.
The co-main event at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi features lightweights Edson Barboza and Paul Felder in the rematch. The complete fight card be found below.
UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier fight card
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier
Lightweight Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
Lightweight Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
Lightweight Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Women’s Flyweight Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
Featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
Women’s Bantamweight Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
Lightweight Ottman Azaitar vs. Teemu Packalén
Early Preliminary card
Welterweight Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
Welterweight Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
Lightweight Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam