Ahead of the big fight in Abu Dhabi on September 7, the UFC roster are training hard in the capital. Lightweight champion and nemesis of Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov and his opponent for the UFC 242 main event, Dustin Poirier, have been filmed and snapped around the UAE.
It’s part of the UFC’s Embedded series that goes behind the scenes in the lead up to the fight.
In the video below, the fighters can be seen arriving to a hero’s welcome at Abu Dhabi airport. They then workout at the state-of-the-art facilities around Abu Dhabi.
Take a look.