UFC 242 Primer: Watch Khabib Nurmagomedov & Team Arrive in UAE, Get Some Sparring In

UFC 242 will go down next Saturday on September 7th in Abu Dhabi, but Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team are already in the United Arab of Emirates for their final preparations.

The latest Road to UFC 242

Anatomy of a Fighter has been following Khabib and his team leading up to UFC 242, and the latest video captures Khabib, his coaches, his father and his teammates arriving in Dubai, which is close to Abu Dhabi. Cameras are on hand as Nurmagomedov gets in some sparring. The lightweight champ will face interim champ Dustin Poirier in the card’s main event.

Islam Makhachev, who is fighting Davi Ramos, is also featured.

UFC 242 line-up

Here is the line-up for the upcoming, September 7th card in Abu Dhabi (via Bloody Elbow).

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier
Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
Khalid Taha vs. Bruno Silva
Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
Magomed Mustafaev vs. Don Madge
Puna Soriano vs. Adam Yandiev