During this episode of UFC 242 Embedded, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Dustin Poirier and other UFC 242 fighters attend media day. After taking questions from the media, the fighters then staredown for the first time this week.
The following day, the athletes attend the morning weigh-ins. All but one fighter made weight for UFC 242. You can watch the fifth installment of the UFC 242 Embedded vlog series in the video above.
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
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