The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to pay-per-view on Saturday, September 7 with UFC 242 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. The event is headlined by a highly-anticipated title unification bout in the lightweight division between current undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim titleholder Dustin Poirier.
Fellow lightweights Paul Felder and Edson Barboza go head-to-head in the co-main event of the night at The Arena, an outdoor venue that was specifically build to host the pay-per-view event.
Ahead of this weekend’s event, the UFC uploaded its behind-the-scenes YouTube series “UFC Embedded” to give you an up-close look at what the fighters go through on fight week as they make their final preparations for Saturday night.
Below is all of the information you will need leading up to the fight, including every episode of UFC 242 Embedded.
UFC 242: Fight Time & Viewing Details
Event: UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier
Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Location: Yas Island, Abu Dhabi
Venue: The Arena
Main Card Card Time: 2:00 p.m. ET
Broadcast: Pay-per-view, FX, ESPN+
UFC 242 Embedded, Episode 1
On Episode 1 of UFC 242 Embedded, interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier gets a hero’s welcome and a billionaire’s ride when he lands in Abu Dhabi. Co-main event stars Edson Barboza and Paul Felder arrive, excited for their upcoming rematch. Lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov trains, surrounded by an expanded team that includes his father and lifelong coach.
UFC 242 Fight Card
Main Card (2:00 PM ET, PPV)
- Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier
- Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
- Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
- Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
- Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Preliminary Card (12:00 PM ET, FX)
- Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
- Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
- Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
- Teemu Packalen vs. Ottman Azaitar
Preliminary Card (10:15 AM ET, Fight Pass/ESPN+)
- Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
- Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
- Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
- Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam