UFC 242: Want to attend the official weigh-in for Khabib Nurmagomedov-Dustin Poirier for free? Here's how

Official weigh ins take place on Friday, September 6 at The Arena on Yas Island

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JULY 05:  (L-R) UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov of Russia and UFC interim lightweight champion Dustin Poirier face off during the UFC seasonal press conference at T-Mobile Arena on July 5, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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Entrance to next week’s official weigh-in for UFC 242 will be free to the public, although fans looking to attend will have to pre-book tickets online.

Organisers confirmed on Thursday that those wishing to attend the Friday 6 event, which takes place at The Arena on Yas Island, would have to confirm their places beforehand, with tickets available from Monday 12pm via www.ticketmaster.ae.

The weigh-in will feature among others Khabib Nurmagomedov and Dustin Poirier, who headline a packed fight card the following night with their lightweight unification bout.

Although the weigh-in begins at 6pm, the UFC Fan Experience will start from 3pm, while an official UFC Q&A with guest athletes takes place from 5.15pm.

UFC 242 marks the promotion’s return to Abu Dhabi for the first time since 2014.