UFC 242 Results: Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Dustin Poirier to retain lightweight title

September 7, 2019

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UFC 242 Results: Khabib Nurmagomedov submits Dustin Poirier to retain lightweight title



After nearly a year on the sidelines, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov, made his long-awaited return to mixed martial arts (MMA) as one half of the UFC 242 pay-per-view (PPV) main event that took place TODAY (Sat., Sept. 7, 2019) inside The Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. During his absence, the promotion crowned a new interim 155-pound titleholder, thanks to Dustin Poirier’s commanding performance against current featherweight kingpin, Max Holloway.

Official results:

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier — Nurmagomedov def. Poirier by submission (rear naked choke) at 2:06 of Round Three
Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder — Felder def. Barboza by unanimous decision (27-30, 29-28, 30-27)
Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos — Makhachev def. Ramos by unanimous decision (29-27, 30-26 x2)
Shamil Abdurakhimov vs. Curtis Blaydes — Blaydes def. Abdurakhimov by TKO (punches and elbows) at 2:22 of Round Two
Diego Ferreira vs. Mairbek Taisumov — Ferreira def. Taisumov by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27 x2)
Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee — Calderwood def. Lee by split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28)
Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy — Split draw (28-29, 29-28, 28-28)
Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras — Moras def. Jojua by TKO (elbows) at 2:26 of Round Three
Ottman Azaitar vs. Teemu Packalen — Azaitar def. Packalen by KO (punch) at 3:33 of Round One
Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato — Muhammad def. Sato by submission (rear naked choke) at 1:55 of Round Three
Muslim Salikhov vs. Nordine Taleb — Salikhov def. Taleb by KO (punch) at 4:26 of Round One
Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings — Akhmedov def. Cummings by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)
Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam — Madge def. Ziam by unanimous decision (30-27 x2, 29-28)

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