Khabib vs Dustin Poirier: What time does UFC 242 start in UK, TV channel, live stream info

Adam Hamdani
The Independent
Khabib Nurmagomedov speaks to the crowd: AP
Khabib Nurmagomedov speaks to the crowd: AP

Khabib Nurmagomedov will face Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 in Abu Dhabi on Saturday night.

Khabib has not fought since famously choking out Conor McGregor in October 2018.

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Poirier holds the interim 155lb title after beating featherweight champion Max Holloway, and now bids to make it official by winning the full title.

There were dramatic scenes at the weigh-in as Khabib was forced to strip down to his birthday suit in order to make the cut, and only just in time.

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Officials covered his dignity with a towel before he left to go and rehydrate.

What time will the fight start?

Khabib vs Poirier is expected to start at around 9pm BST (midnight in Abu Dhabi).

What TV channel is it on?

The fight will be shown live on BT Sport Box Office, for a cost of £19.95.

How can I live stream online?

The fight can be watched via the BT Sport website or mobile app, for the same Box Office price.

What are the odds?

Khabib 1/4

Poirier 5/2

Full UFC 242 fight card

Main Card

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

Preliminary Card

Ottman Azaitar vs Teemu Packalen

Liana Jojua vs Sarah Moras

Zubaira Tukhugov vs Lerone Murphy

Joanne Calderwood vs Andrea Lee

Early Preliminary Card

Belal Muhammad vs Takashi Sato

Nordine Taleb vs Muslim Salikhov

Omari Akhmedov vs Zak Cummings

Don Madge vs Fares Ziam

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