UFC 242 Embedded, Episode 2: Bringing Team Khabib Together
On the second edition of UFC 242 Embedded, lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov brings together his father and AKA head coach.
On episode two of UFC 242 Embedded, UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov’s California-based coach Javier Mendez arrives and joins forces with Khabib’s father.
Lightweight Paul Felder trains alongside UFC 242 welterweight Belal Muhammad, UFC athlete Jared Gordon, and a live cobra. Interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier adds Louisiana spice to his fight week food.
After a training session, lightweight Edson Barboza has a friendly run-in with Felder, his past and future opponent.
UFC 242 Embedded is an all-access, behind-the-scenes video blog leading up to the lightweight unification bout taking place Saturday at a special time of 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Order the pay-per-view at ESPNPlus.com/PPV
UFC 242: Khabib Vs. Poirier Fight Card
MAIN CARD (ESPN+ PPV)
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UFC Lightweight Championship
Khabib Nurmagomedov (c) vs. Dustin Poirier (ic)
Lightweight: Edson Barboza vs. Paul Felder
Lightweight: Islam Makhachev vs. Davi Ramos
Heavyweight: Curtis Blaydes vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov
Lightweight: Mairbek Taisumov vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
PRELIMINARY CARD (FX)
Female Flyweight: Joanne Calderwood vs. Andrea Lee
Featherweight: Zubaira Tukhugov vs. Lerone Murphy
Female Bantamweight: Liana Jojua vs. Sarah Moras
Lightweight: Ottman Azalta vs. Teemu Packalen
PRELIMINARY CARD (UFC Fight Pass)
Welterweight: Belal Muhammad vs. Takashi Sato
Welterweight: Nordine Taleb vs. Muslim Salikhov
Middleweight: Omari Akhmedov vs. Zak Cummings
Lightweight: Don Madge vs. Fares Ziam