Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier is all set to be the main event of UFC 242. Together, the two are expected to blow the roof off the arena and fans are excited for the match, especially because it will be Khabib’s first match since the infamous UFC 229 brawl with Conor McGregor. However, the big question is – is he going to win this?
Khabib is too big a name to lose a big fight – and this is one of the biggest fights as it will mark his return to action. Having won all 27 fights of his career so far, Khabib looks forward to taking the unbeaten streak to 28-0.
Khabib and Nate Diaz got into an altercation and had to be separated at #UFC239
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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier: Who Will Win?
While Khabib has been out of action since October 2018, Poirier faced Halloway for the interim US Light Heavyweight Championship which he won. This set up Khabib vs Poirier to unify the titles which will take place at UFC 242.
As to who will win this match, it is highly anticipated that the Russian brawler is going to claim the interim title and become the unified UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier just seems to be the perfect match to stage a return for Khabib as there is almost no possibility of loss for him here.
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When is Khabib vs Poirier? Date and Time Information
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier takes place on the 7th of September at Abu Dhabi. The event will air at around 2:00 PM ET and 6:00 PM GMT. You can watch UFC 242 on your phone or PC and stream it using ESPN+.