Khabib Nurmagomedov And Dustin Poirier Had Their First Faceoff At UFC 242 News Conference!
Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0 MMA, 11-0 UFC), the reigning UFC Lightweight king, is set to meet the interim 155-pound champion Dustin Poirier (25-5 MMA, 17-4 UFC) in the title unification bout. The match is slated for September 7th, 2019, on Yas Island, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
UFC held the special pre-fight press conference to promote Khabib Vs Poirier fight in London today. The two stars came head-to-head.
The FIRST face off!
— UFC (@ufc) June 12, 2019
Conor McGregor provoked Khabib all the time, but Poirier is not a trash-talker. Since the bout was announced, both fighters were very respectful towards each other. It didn’t change today. There were no harsh words or provocative gestures.
“Eagle” and “Diamond” came within striking distance of each other for the first time, shook hands, and posed with their belts.
What are your thoughts on Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Dustin Poirier first staredown? It seems there are no signs of hostility in the air!