UFC 242: Khabib vs. Poirier is an upcoming mixed martial arts pay-per-view event produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship
that is planned to take place on September 7, 2019 at The Arena, Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. UFC 242 forms
part of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week. The event will mark the promotion's third visit to Abu Dhabi, and first since UFC Fight Night:
Nogueira vs. Nelson in April of 2014. A UFC Lightweight Championship title unification bout between current champion Khabib
Nurmagomedov and interim champion Dustin Poirier has been slated to serve as the event's headliner.