Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier Odds, Trends, Prop Bet, Stream and Start Time for UFC 242 Bout

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12:  Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia reacts against Michael Johnson of the United States in their lightweight bout during the UFC 205 event at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images )
UFC 205: Nurmagomedov v Johnson | Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Nurmagomedov vs Poirier Date and Fight Info

UFC 242 - Lightweight Title Bout
Khabib Nurmagomedov (27-0-0) vs Dustin Poirier (25-5-0)
Date: Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019
Time: The prelims start at 10 a.m. EST, with the main card fights beginning at 2 p.m. EST.
Venue: The Arena – Yas Island, Adu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Stream: ESPN+

Nurmagomedov vs Poirier Betting Info

All UFC 242 betting odds, lines and props are available at FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: 
- Nurmagomedov (-440)
- Poirier (+320)
- Draw (+5000)

Nurmagomedov vs Poirier Betting Trends and Stats

- Khabib is a perfect 27-0 in MMA, and his 11 UFC wins give him the second-longest active UFC win streak, trailing only Tony Ferguson (12).
- Poirier and Nurmagomedov have two mutual UFC opponents in Conor McGregor and Michael Johnson. Khabib defeated both, while Poirier lost to both.
- Nurmagomedov has the highest significant strike differential per minute in UFC lightweight history at +2.26. Poirier ranks fourth at +2.06.
- Nurmagomedov holds the UFC record for most takedowns in a single fight (21 against Abel Trujillo), and his 50 takedowns landed at lightweight are the second most in UFC history.
- Poirier has a 69 percent takedown defense rate and has allowed three takedowns and four grappling advances over his last six fights.

Nurmagomedov vs Poirier Prop Bet

All UFC 242 betting odds, lines and props are available at FanDuel Sportsbook.
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Method of Victory: Khabib Nurmagomedov by Points (+200) — Khabib may be the best wrestler in UFC history, and that could position him well against Poirier and his middling takedown defense rate. Five of Khabib's last eight wins have come on points though, and Poirier has only been submitted once in his 30 pro fights. The superior striker, there's also little risk that Poirier loses by KO/TKO. This means you're able to get plus odds on what looks like it could be by far the most likely method of victory for a -370 favorite, pointing to some serious potential value.

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