Friday, September 06, 2019

UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier will be held on September 7, 2019 at The Arena, a bespoke facility, on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Because the card will be held on Abu Dhabi time, the start time and weigh-ins are highly unusual for a big show.

Main Card (PPV, 2:00 p.m. ET)
Champ Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs. interim champ Dustin Poirier (155) for the undisputed lightweight title
Edson Barboza (155.5) vs. Paul Felder (155)
Islam Makhachev (155) vs. Davi Ramos (156)
Shamil Abdurakhimov (257) vs. Curtis Blaydes (251)
Diego Ferreira (156) vs. Mairbek Taisumov (156)

Prelim Card (FX, noon ET)
Joanne Calderwood (126) vs. Andrea Lee (126)
Lerone Murphy (146) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (146)
Liana Jojua (134.5) vs. Sarah Moras (138)*
Ottman Azaitar (156) vs. Teemu Packalen (156)

Prelim Card (ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
Belal Muhammad (170) vs. Takashi Sato (171)
Muslim Salikhov (171) vs. Nordine Taleb (170)
Omari Akhmedov (186) vs. Zak Cummings (185.5)
Don Madge (155) vs. Fares Ziam (155)

*Moras missed by two pounds and was fined 20% of purse; the fight will go on.

The ceremonial weigh-ins will be held at 10:00 a.m. ET

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