The Ultimate Fighting Championship makes the trip to Abu Dhabi for a lightweight unification bout at UFC 242. The pay-per-view — which takes place at a special time of 2:00 p.m. ET — will be headlined by a bout between lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim titleholder Dustin Poirier.
In the co-main event, fellow lightweights Edson Barboza and Paul Felder will go toe-to-toe.
Ahead of Saturday night’s pay-per-view, the UFC released the UFC 242: Countdown episode which gives an all-access look at the fighters as they go through their fight camps and prepare for the biggest bouts of their lives. From last-minute training to a look at their everyday life, UFC 242: Countdown gives fans a look behind-the-scenes at what it takes to make a world class fighter.
You can check out the full episode of UFC 242: Countdown below along with the full fight card for Saturday’s pay-per-view.
UFC 242 Countdown – Full Episode
A lightweight title unification bout takes center stage at UFC 242 between undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and interim champion Dustin Poirier. Plus, Paul Felder rematches Edson Barboza. See these athletes prepare and train for their bouts. UFC 242 goes down at 2PM ET/11AM PT on Saturday, September 7.
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 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