UFC 242:
Khabib vs. Poirier

Saturday, September 7, 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier is an upcoming mixed martial arts event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that is planned to take place on September 7, 2019 at The Arena, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The event will mark the promotion's third visit to Abu Dhabi, and first since UFC Fight Night: Nogueira vs. Nelson in April of 2014.

A UFC Lightweight Championship title unification bout between current champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Dustin Poirier has been slated to serve as the event's headliner.

The most illustrious face Khabib vs. Poirier UFC 242 pay-per-view Fight Card is coming soon. Watch the live stream at 7 September 2019 held in du Arena, Abu Dhabi. The Ultimate Fighting Championship will start at 2: 00p ET. The recent press conference at June 12, 2019, has announced about the five rounds of upcoming UFC 242 inside the Hotel Cafe Royal in London, the president (Dana White) was also present there to discuss the title bout.

The new partnership between the UFC & DCTA will arrange all events over the coming five years. The fight card of Nurmagomedov (The Eagle) is 27-0-0 (Win-Loss-Draw) in 2018 he captured batch the vacant crown also submitted to Conor for UFC 229. On the other hand, Dustin Glenn (The Diamond) is 25-5-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw) scooped up a commanding achievement.

The lightweight division will finally be unified, but by whom? Will it be the interim lightweight title straphanger Dustin Poirier (25-5 MMA, 17-4 UFC) who is on a quest to upgrade to the unified, undisputed crown? Or will the reigning 155-pound czar Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC) stay undefeated?

 

 

Official fight card

Fight Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) def. Dustin Poirier Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 2:06 [a]
Lightweight Paul Felder def. Edson Barboza Decision (split) (27–30, 29–28, 30–27) 3 5:00
Lightweight Islam Makhachev def. Davi Ramos Decision (unanimous) (29–27, 30–26, 30–26) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes def. Shamil Abdurakhimov TKO (elbow and punches) 2 2:22
Lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira def. Mairbek Taisumov Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 29–27, 29–27) 3 5:00
Preliminary Card (FX/ESPN+)
Women's Flyweight Joanne Calderwood def. Andrea Lee Decision (split) (28–29, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy Draw (split) (28–29, 29–28, 28–28) 3 5:00
Catchweight (138 lbs) Sarah Moras def. Liana Jojua TKO (punches and elbows) 3 2:26
Lightweight Ottman Azaitar def. Teemu Packalén KO (punch) 1 3:33
Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Welterweight Belal Muhammad def. Takashi Sato Submission (rear-naked choke) 3 1:55
Welterweight Muslim Salikhov def. Nordine Taleb KO (punch) 1 4:26
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov def. Zak Cummings Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Lightweight Don Madge def. Fares Ziam Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00

a= For the UFC Lightweight Championship.

 

UFC 242
When: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Where: Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

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Results

Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Dustin Poirier to retain lightweight title.
Nurmagomedov (28-0) preserved his incredible unbeaten streak with a dominant third-round submission win over interim titleholder Dustin Poirier in Saturday's unification bout headlining UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi.

Paul Felder (30-27, 29-28) def Edson Barboza (30-27) by Split Decision.
After six rounds and 30 minutes together, lightweights Paul Felder and Edson Barboza are dead even, as Felder avenged his 2015 loss to the Brazilian banger with a three-round split decision victory in the UFC 242 co-main event. Scores were 30-27, 29-28 and 27-30 for the No. 10-ranked Felder, now 17-4. The No. 7-ranked Barboza falls to 20-8.

Islam Makhachev (30-26 x 2, 29-27) def Davi Ramos by Unanimous Decision.
Lightweight contender Islam Makhachev extended his current winning streak to six with a three-round unanimous decision win over Davi Ramos. Scores were 29-27 and 30-26 twice.

Curtis Blaydes def Shamil Abdurakhimov by TKO at 2:22 in Round 2.
Curtis Blaydes put together a flawless performance in his clash with fellow heavyweight contender, stopping Shamil Abdurakhimov in less than two rounds. Blaydes needed less than 30 seconds to get the fight to the mat, and though Abdurakhimov got back up quickly, he was dumped to the canvas again moments later. With 3:30 left, Abdurakhimov got free, but you can guess what happened next. And again. And again. With a final barrage of ground strikes by Blaydes at the end of the round nearly finishing the fight.

Diego Ferreira (29-28, 29-27 x 2) def Mairbek Taisumov by Unanimous Decision.
Surging lightweight Diego Ferreira won his fifth straight while snapping Mairbek Taisumov’s six-fight winning streak, earning a three-round unanimous decision victory in the main card opener. Scores were 29-28 and 29-27 twice for Ferreira, now 16-2. Taisumov falls to 27-6.

Joanne Calderwood def. Andrea Lee Joanne Calderwood def. Andrea Lee via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy ends in a split draw (29-28, 28-29, 28-28)
Sarah Moras def. Liana Jojua Sarah Moras def. Liana Jojua via technical knockout (Round 3, 2:26)
Ottman Azaitar def. Teemu Packalen Ottman Azaitar def. Packalen Teemu via knockout (Round 1, 3:33)
Belal Muhammad def. Takashi Sato Belal Muhammad def. Takashi Sato via submission (RNC) (R3, 1:55)
Muslim Salikhov def. Nordine Taleb Muslim Salikhov def. Nordine Taleb via technical knockout (Round 1, 4:26)
Omari Akhmedov def. Zak Cummings Omari Akhmedov def. Zak Cummings via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam Don Madge def. Fares Ziam via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

 


*Fights labeled as "may not be broadcast" are scheduled to take place before the live broadcast begins. These pre-recorded fights are inserted into the broadcast if time permits. However, due to broadcast time constraints some of these undercard bouts may not be seen on a broadcast. These additional bout can be found as bonus footage on the event DVD.