Poirier: It is prestigious to give Khabib his first defeat

Interim UFC lightweight champion Dustin Poirier said that he has the ability to beat the defending champion in this division Khabib Nurmagomedov.

"I can beat any opponent. Khabib scalp will be next. I can beat any opponent in the world. I just need to work hard and come at the right time prepared. And then I can beat anyone. It is prestigious - be the first to defeat Khabib..." Poirier said.

Earlier, it was reported that Nurmagomedov and Poirier will fight on September 7 at UFC 242.

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