The fighters have already hit the scales in Abu Dhabi in preparation for UFC 242  tomorrow, and the championship main event fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov  and Dustin Poirier has been green lit.
Nurmagomedov vs. Poirier
Saturday’s headliner will see the lightweight champ Nurmagomedov return to the cage for the first time since 2018, for a bout with interim champ, Poirier. Both lightweights came in at 155 pounds for the contest.
Nurmagomedov (27-0) will be fighting for the first time since last October, when he submitted Conor McGregor.
Poirier (25-5), meanwhile, secured the interim title in April by outscoring Max Holloway.
UFC 242 weigh-in results
Here are the complete weigh-in results for tomorrow’s card (via MMA Junkie ).
Main Card (Pay-per-view, 2 p.m. ET)
Khabib Nurmagomedov (155) vs. Dustin Poirier (155)
Edson Barboza (155.5) vs. Paul Felder (155)
Islam Makhachev (155) vs. Davi Ramos (156)
Shamil Abdurakhimov (257) vs. Curtis Blaydes (251)
Diego Ferreira (156) vs. Mairbek Taisumov (156)
Preliminary Card (FX, noon ET)
Joanne Calderwood (126) vs. Andrea Lee (126)
Lerone Murphy (146) vs. Zubaira Tukhugov (146)
Liana Jojua (134.5) vs. Sarah Moras (138)*
Ottman Azaitar (156) vs. Teemu Packalen (156)
Preliminary Card ESPN+, 10:15 a.m. ET)
Belal Muhammad (170) vs. Takashi Sato (171)
Muslim Salikhov (171) vs. Nordine Taleb (170)
Omari Akhmedov (186) vs. Zak Cummings (185.5)
Don Madge (155) vs. Fares Ziam (155)
* Moras missed bantamweight limit by two pounds; fined 20 percent of purse.