UFC 242 is just three weeks away, and we are hyped for the main event! Khabib vs Poirier is a match that everyone has been waiting for, for quite a long time now! The two men will finally face each other to become the unified UFC lightweight champion.

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Let us take a closer look at this rivalry and see who is expected to emerge the winner of the match.

UFC 242: Khabib vs Poirier – What to Expect?

The match between Khabib vs Poirier is expected to be one which has a lot of action but also a bout of technical fighting. While both these men can be violent and aggressive, they are also calm and know their holds really well. While Khabib’s most famous opponent was Conor McGregor, Poirier has faced and defeated the likes of Holloway, Alvarez, Gaethje, and Pettis in the recent past.

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier UFC 242
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It will be interesting to see if Dustin Poirier is indeed able to defeat Khabib Nurmagomedov, but the winning odds are heavily in favor of Khabib. The match takes place on the 7th of September at 2 PM ET.

UFC 242 Winning Odds for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier

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At -350/+260, Khabib Nurmagomedov has a high chance of winning the Khabib vs Poirier match. The undefeated Russian is all set to take his streak one notch higher with this win, and also claim back the belt that was rightfully his! It will be interesting to see what goes down at UFC 242, stay tuned!