UFC 242 takes place this coming Saturday in Abu Dhaib with an earlier start time than usual for a pay-per-view of 2pm ET (7pm UK) and we’ve got the full fight card for you below.
In the main event lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov returns to action for the first time since defeating Conor McGregor last year to take on current interim champion Dustin Poirier, who has enjoyed a rich vein of form in recent times.
The co-main event features a battle of top ten ranked lightweights as current No.7 Edson Barboza goes up against Paul Felder, who is placed at No.10.
A training partner of Nurmagomedov, Islam Makhachev has impressed during his five-fight winning streak in the UFC and now takes on Davi Ramos, who is enjoying a four-fight unbeaten stretch himself.
There’s also heavyweight action on the main card as Curtis Blaydes looks for his 6th win in his last 7 fights when he fights Shamil Abdurakhimmov.
Mairbek Taisumov will be looking for his 7th straight victory in the UFC when he opens up the main card against Carlos Diego Ferreira, who seeks his 5th win in a row.
Check out the full UFC 242 fight card below.
Main Card (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
Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
Teemu Packalen vs. Ottman Azaitar
Prelims (Fight Pass/ESPN+)
Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam