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UFC 242 results – Nurmagomedov vs. Poirier for UFC lightweight title

The promotion returns to Abu Dhabi with the UFC 242 taking place from The Arena on Yas Island. The Arena is a 13,000-seater stadium which has been specifically created for UFC events after the MMA promotional company signed a five-year deal with the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. In the main event, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov defends his title against interim champion Dustin Poirier. Whoever leaves Abu Dhabi with their hand held high […]

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Michael Bisping Says Conor McGregor Is Praying Poirier Beats Khabib

Michael Bisping believes Conor McGregor is rooting for Dustin Poirier to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov. On Sept. 7, Nurmagomedov and Poirier will clash in the main event of UFC 242. This will be a lightweight title unification bout. “The Eagle” vs. “The Diamond” takes place in Abu Dhabi. It’ll be Nurmagomedov’s second lightweight title defense. On a new edition of his Believe You Me podcast, Bisping explained why he thinks McGregor is hoping that Poirier pulls off the […]

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Dustin Poirier breaks down potential title fight against Khabib Nurmagomedov

Dustin Poirier has been grinding in the sport for quite some time, and now all signs point to him finally getting a lightweight title shot. His previous fight, he beat Max Holloway by decision to become the interim lightweight champion. Now, the Louisiana native Poirier is set for what will be his hardest fight to date. He is going to take on the undefeated lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, who has only lost one round in his MMA […]

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