UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier Fight Card

UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier Fight Card

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UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier Fight Card


UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier
Sept 7, 2019
The Arena, Yas Island
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier Fight Card


Fight Card Ranking (strength of card on paper based on our exclusive Pound for Pound fighter rankings)

11,446 –  strong

UFC PPV cards range between 13,300-4,700 points, with an average card ranking 10,300


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(fighter ranking based on our exclusive Performance Based Ranking system – click fighter’s rank to check out the list)


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Main Card (PPV – 2:00 pm Eastern)

Lightweight Championship:
Khabib Nurmagomedov   (27-0,  #2 ranked lightweight) vs Dustin Poirier   (25-5, 1 NC, #3 ranked lightweight)

Edson Barboza   (20-7, #18 ranked lightweight) vs Paul Felder  (16-4, #9 ranked lightweight)

Islam Makhachev   (17-1, #7 ranked lightweight) vs Davi Ramos   (10-2, #24 ranked lightweight)

Curtis Blaydes   (11-2, 1 NC, #7 ranked heavyweight) vs Shamil Abdurakimov   (20-4, #11 ranked heavyweight)

Mairbek Taisumov   (27-5, #23 ranked lightweight) vs Carlos Diego Ferreira   (15-2,  #10 ranked lightweight)


Prelims (FX – 12:00 pm Eastern)

Women’s Flyweights:
Joanne Calderwood   (13-4, #7 ranked women’s flyweight) vs Andrea Lee  (11-2, #10 ranked women’s flyweight)

Zubaira Tukhugov   (18-4, #38 ranked featherweight) vs Lerone Murphy   (5-0)

Women’s Bantamweights:
Liana Jojua   (7-2) vs  Sarah Moras   (5-5, #17 ranked women’s bantamweight)

Ottman Azaitar    (11-0) vs Teemu Packalen   (8-2, #56 ranked lightweight)


Early Prelims (UFC Fight Pass – 10:15 am Eastern)

Belal Muhammad   (15-3, #40 ranked welterweight) vs Takashi Sato   (15-2, #65 ranked welterweight)

Nordine Taleb   (15-6, #52 ranked welterweight) vs Muslim Salikhov   (14-2, #65 ranked welterweight)

Omari Akhmedov   (18-4-1, #18 ranked middleweight) vs Zak Cummings   (23-6, #16 ranked middleweight)

Don Madge   (8-3-1, #51 ranked lightweight) vs Fares Ziam   (10-2)
Betting Odds:

UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier odds - BestFightOdds

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