Khabib Nurmagomedov crushes Dustin Porrier
The UFC 242 results are now in the history books, Fightmag reports. The event saw the reigning lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and the division’s interim titleholder Dustin Poirier squaring off in the championship unification with undisputed belt at stake. The contest headlined the pay-per-view fight card held in Abu Dhabi, UAE on September 8 (AEST).
The scheduled for five rounds battle didn’t go the distance. “The Eagle” retained his strap by submission of “Diamond” in the third round.
In addition, Nurmagomedov updated his undefeated record to 28-0, which includes the victories against Conor McGregor, Al Iaquinta, among others. Poirier dropped to 25-6, 1 NC, which snapped his unbeaten streak since February 2017, including five out of six victories.