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UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier - Main Card Preview

Still far from its main home, UFC arrives for the third time in its history in Abu Dhabi , United Arab Emirates, to host UFC 242 . The desert-encrusted city will see a belt fight for the second time and, for the second time, be the most dominant fighter of its time. After Anderson Silva in 2010, Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov will try to keep his kingdom of destruction in unification of the lightweight belt against the talented interim champion Dustin Poirier , who is going through the best phase of his career.

Before the clash of champions, Brazilian kicking king  Edson Barboza seeks to get back on track to winning over Paul Felder , giving in to the rematch of an epic stick breaker that happened in 2015 that we hope will be repeated. Another Brazilian lightweight, Davi Ramos , has a much more ungrateful mission in the fight leading up to the co-main event, facing the excellent Islam Makhachev .

Still on the main card of UFC 242 we will see a heavyweight duel in Curtis Blaydes against Shamil Abdurakhimov and another Brazilian in action, also in the lightweight Carlos Diego Ferreira faces another Russian who composes the card, Mairbek Taisumov.