The event we’ve all been waiting for is almost here.
This Saturday night UFC is about to land for a third time in Abu Dhabi with a banger main event. UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0) is making his return to the Octagon, as he will defend his belt against the Interim lightweight champ Dustin Poirier (25-5).
But the show will produce some other memorable matchups that MMA fans all around the world will definitely want to see.
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier, lightweight championship
Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder, light
Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos, light
Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov, heavy
Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira, light
Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee, fly (W)
Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy, feather
Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras, bantam (W)
Teemu Packalen vs. Ottman Azaitar, light
Preliminary (ESPN +, Fight Pass)
Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato, welter
Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov, welter
Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings, middleweight
Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam, light