UFC 242 as it happened: Khabib Nurmagomedov stops Dustin Poirier to defend title in Abu Dhabi

Keep up to date as the world's leading MMA organisation returns to the capital for a huge night at The Arena on Yas Island

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Hello, and welcome to The National's live updates of the event on everyone's lips: UFC 242, taking place at The Arena on Yas Island.

Khabib Nurmagomedov headlines a stacked event with his UFC lightweight unification bout against Dustin Poirier.

Join us throughout UFC 242 for live updates from the fights, with John McAuley from The Arena and Jon Turner.