After the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) agreed to lessen the suspensions of two of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s teammates for their part in the UFC 229 post-fight brawl (details here), the chances of “The Eagle” defending his Lightweight title against Dustin Poirier at UFC 242 on Sept. 7, 2019 in Abu Dhabi have increased.
UFC 242 Official For Sept. 7 In Abu Dhabi That’s according to Khabib’s manager Ali Abdelaziz, who tells ESPN that the deal is close to getting done and fight fans should be expecting some good news rather soon. If that weren’t enough, Ali dropped another juicy nugget by saying that if the stars align, Nurmagomedov could be facing Georges St-Pierre before the year is out.
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Published @ May 22, 2019