LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 12: Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier pose during a UFC 242 Press Conference at Hotel Cafe Royal on June 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC)

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 29 August, 2019: Mixed martial arts fans across the UAE and beyond will be able to attend Abu Dhabi Showdown Week’s eagerly-anticipated official weigh-in for UFCâ 242: KHABIB vs. POIRIER – taking place on Friday, September 6 – completely FREE!

The first-come-first-served tickets to the athletes’ weigh-ins and dramatic pre-fight stare-downs will be open to book from 12pm on Monday, September 2, only on Tickets will be limited to 2 per booking.

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Being held at The Arena – the all-new indoor venue on Yas Island that will also stage UFCâ 242 the following evening – the weigh-in for UFCâ 242: KHABIB vs. POIRIER starts at 6pm on Friday, September 6. Get down early to the UFC Fan Experience, starting from 3pm, and your chance to join in the official UFC Q&A with guest athletes starting from 5:15pm.

The free-to-attend event adds further excitement to the expansive programme for Abu Dhabi Showdown Week – the week-long series of entertainment and lifestyle events created by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) to support the UAE capital’s mega UFCâ 242 event on September 7.



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