“The Eagle” Khabib Nurmagomedov is back again in the octagon. This time, he’ll be going up against the interim champion Dustin Poirier in a lightweight title fight. This is without a doubt the biggest fight of Poirier’s career and one that will earn him massive recognition if he beats the undefeated champion.
The fight was locked back in June and is due to be held next month in Abu Dhabi. This fight is Khabib’s first appearance since his popular win against Connor McGregor in UFC 229 in October 2018.
In the world of MMA, Khabib has a reputation for being a hard-hitting fighter, and a force to be reckoned with. You can watch Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier on FireStick when it takes place next month.
Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier Date, Time and Venue
- Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
- Time: 11 AM Pacific Standard Time
- Venue: The Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier Fight Records
Khabib Nurmagomedov Stats
- Nationality: Russian
- Division: Lightweight/Welterweight
- Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
- Reach: 70 in (178 cm)
- Stance: Orthodox
- Total fights: 27
- Wins: 27
- Wins by Knockout: 8
- Losses: 0
Dustin Poirier Stats
- Nationality: American
- Division: Lightweight/Featherweight
- Height: 5 ft 9 in
- Reach: 72 in (183 cm)
- Stance: Southpaw
- Total fights: 31
- Wins: 25
- Wins by Knockout: 12
- Losses: 5
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Both Khabib and Poirier are hot off the heels from their latest victories against Connor McGregor and Max Holloway, respectively. Defeating Holloway is one thing, but taking on Khabib means the biggest challenge yet for Poirier.
Poirier has teased surprises that he is going to use in the fight against Khabib. We can’t wait to see the two compete. Whether you’re watching via UFC or ESPN, let FastestVPN unblock Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier on FireStick for you.