What a reception for the reigning UFC Lightweight Champ!
Abu Dhabi is gearing up for the UFC showdown in Abu Dhabi when Khabib Nurmagomedov takes on Dustin Poirier THIS Saturday.
Ahead of the fight, the champs are doing the rounds in Abu Dhabi and clearly, the fans are PUMPED.
Khabib joined in a Q & A with fans at the mall
In the lead up to the fight this Saturday, there’s a jam-packed seven-day schedule for Abu Dhabi Showdown Week featuring an epic bill of events including combat sports industry specialists, ranging from free workouts, weigh-ins and meet and greets with UFC fighters. See the full schedule here.
Khabib landed in town this week
And he’s been sharing gram updates from Emirates Palace
The Octagon is prepped for the big event
Yep, there’s going to be a roof on Yas Island Arena. I was confused after past cards. Looked it up this morning, would be far too hot outside – Projected temperature is 47 degrees celsius on Saturday #UFC242 pic.twitter.com/ZPGf6ekwGh
— Niall McGrath (@niallmcgrath4) September 3, 2019
Tickets for this are GOLD. DUST.