Lets begin with, to world no.2 pound for pound UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Entered this fight with a record of 27-0-0 with (30% finishing rate via knockout) and 33% finished via submission with 37% won via decision. He was reserved spots at main card lightweight UFC 242 class.
Meanwhile, his opponent Dustin Poirier is world no.1 lightweight, has an official mma record of 25-5-0 with (48% ko/tko victory rate and 28% finished via submission. Accordingly, he prepared to fight at UFC 242 September 7, 2019 as the last fight card main event spot, in the same weight class championship at The Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.