- UFC 242 is exclusive to ESPN+ in the United States
- Find out what time the PPV main card begins on Saturday
The UFC’s third event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is set for this Saturday, September 7.
Because the event is taking place in Abu Dhabi, the event will be broadcasted at a special time for fans around the world. By ordering the PPV on ESPN+, you’ll have access to the UFC 242 replay and additional content including the pre and post-fight show.
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The PPV main card will stream only on ESPN+ in the United States from 2 pm ET / 11 am ET.
The prelims commence earlier on ESPN+ at 10:15 am ET / 7:15 am ET.
The expected start time for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier is approximately 4 pm ET / 1 pm ET.
UFC 242 fight card
Abu Dhabi – Saturday, September 7
Main Card (ESPN+ PPV, 2 p.m. ET)
- Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier
- Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
- Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
- Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
- Mairbek Taisumov vs. Diego Ferreira
Prelims (ESPN+, 12:00 p.m. ET)
- Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
- Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
- Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
- Ottman Azaitar vs. Teemu Packalen
Early Prelims (ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
- Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
- Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
- Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
- Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam
Jake Nichols is The Body Lock's Editor in Chief. Previously, he was the MMA Editor at RealSport.