UFC 242

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UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier
UFC 242 Poster.jpg
The poster for UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateSeptember 7, 2019 (2019-09-07)
VenueThe Arena, Yas Island
CityAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Event chronology
UFC Fight Night: Andrade vs. Zhang UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier UFC Fight Night: Cerrone vs. Gaethje

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.[1][2]


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.[3]

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.[4]

Fight card[edit]

Fight Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Dustin Poirier (ic) [a]
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
Preliminary Card (ESPN)
Lightweight Magomed Mustafaev vs. Don Madge
Bantamweight Khalid Taha vs. Bruno Gustavo Aparecido Da Silva
Lightweight Ottman Azaitar vs. Teemu Packalén
Women's Bantamweight Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
Early Preliminary Card (UFC Fight Pass)
Welterweight Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
Welterweight Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
Middleweight Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
Women's Flyweight Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
Middleweight Adam Yandiev vs. Punahele Soriano


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tristen Critchfield (2019-04-30). "UFC 242 set for Abu Dhabi on Sept. 7; Promotion to hold cards in city for next 5 years". sherdog.com. Retrieved 2019-04-30.
  2. ^ Harkness, Ryan (2019-05-12). "UFC reveals event schedule for remainder of 2019". MMAmania.com. Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  3. ^ Guilherme Cruz (April 19, 2019). "UFC sets dates for upcoming events in Montevideo, Abu Dhabi and Sao Paulo". mmafighting.com. Retrieved April 21, 2019.
  4. ^ Cole Shelton. "Khabib Nurmagomedov-Dustin Poirier Lightweight Title bout official for UFC 242". Sherdog.com. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  5. ^ "UFC 242 | UFC". www.ufc.com. Retrieved 2019-08-06.