Video – Dustin Poirier on fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov, training camp

Interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier will be fighting UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 242 on September 7 in Abu Dhabi.

Poirier won the interim after defeating Max Holloway by unanimous decision in April at UFC 236.

At American Top Team, he spoke to Helen Yee of Eyes On The Game about his upcoming title fight, how he’s training with the same training partner Jorge Masvidal used to prepare for Ben Askren, and more.

Video below.

Author: Helen Yee

Born and raised in Las Vegas, Helen was a former athlete for 10 years and a 2-time state champion swimmer. She produces and hosts Eyes On The Game Sports Radio, which airs on NBC Sports AM920 every Tuesday from 2-3pm PT. She loves sports and food (pizza is her favorite).