Khabib Nurmagomedov's teammates see suspensions reduced, clearing way for UFC 242 booking

One last hurdle in booking Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Dustin Poirier has been cleared.

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today approved a 35-day reduction in the current suspensions of Abubakar Nurmagomedov and Zubaira Tukhugov, NSAC executive director Bob Bennett told MMA Junkie. The two fighters are now eligible to compete at UFC 242, which is scheduled for Sept. 7 in Abu Dhabi – and that means UFC lightweight champ Nurmagomedov, who vowed to not fight again until his teammates were also...

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