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‘UFC 242’ fight card: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier, Edson Barboza vs Paul Felder in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

'UFC 242' poster

  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • Title: “UFC 242”
  • Venue: The Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Date: September 7, 2019

*Updated: September 5, 2019

Bout #



Red Corner (Country)

Blue Corner (Country)

Early Preliminary Card

1 Don “Magic Man” Madge (South Africa) Fares “Smile Killer” Ziam (France) Lightweight
2 Omari “Wolverine” Akhmedov (Russia) Zak Cummings (United States) Middleweight
3 Nordine Taleb (Canada) Muslim “King of Kung Fu” Salikhov (Russia) Welterweight
4 Belal “Remember the Name” Muhammad (United States) Takashi Sato (Japan) Welterweight

Preliminary Card

5 Ottman “Bulldozer” Azaitar (Germany) Teemu Packalen (Finland) Lightweight
6 Liana “Mgeli” Jojua (Georgia) Sarah “Cheesecake” Moras (United States) Women’s Bantamweight
7 Zubaira “Warrior” Tukhugov (Russia) Lerone “The Miracle” Murphy (England) Featherweight
8 Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood (Scotland) Andrea “KGB” Lee (United States) Women’s Flyweight

Main Card

9 Mairbek “Beckan” Taisumov (Russia) Carlos Diego Ferreira (Brazil) Lightweight
10 Curtis “Razor” Blaydes (United States) Shamil “Abrek” Abdurakhimov (Russia) Heavyweight
11 Islam Makhachev (Russia) Davi “The Tasmanian Devil” Ramos (Brazil) Lightweight

Co-Main Event

12 Edson “Junior” Barboza (Brazil) Paul “The Irish Dragon” Felder (United States) Lightweight

Main Event

13 Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov (Russia) Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (United States) UFC Lightweight Championship

Cancelled bouts:

  • Lightweight: Magomed Mustafaev (Russia) vs Don “Magic Man” Madge (South Africa)
  • Bantamweight: Khalid “The Warrior” Taha (Germany) vs Bruno Gustavo “Bulldog” Aparecido Da Silva (Brazil)

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