LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN+ 32 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6 p.m. ET (3 p.m. PT).

The event takes place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streams on ESPN+.

In the main event, former heavyweight title challenger Derrick Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC) takes on Aleksei Oleinik (59-13-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC). In the co-main event, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (14-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) tries to stop his slump when he meets Omari Akhmedov (20-4-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC).

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 6 p.m. ET for the ESPN+ prelims and 9 p.m. ET for the main card on ESPN+.

To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC on ESPN+ 32 discussion thread. You can also get behind-the-scenes coverage and other event notes from on-site reporter John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn) and Ken Hathaway (@kenshathaway)on Twitter.

Enjoy the fights, everyone.

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Records: Justin Jaynes (16-4 MMA, 1-0 UFC), Gavin Tucker (11-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Division: Featherweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Jason Herzog
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Round 1 – Rivera in southpaw and leads with an uppercut but winds up in the clinch. He wraps the body and scores a slick outside trip, falling immediately to side control. Alqaisi scrambling on the bottom, and he creates enough space to return back to the feet. Alqaisi with a kick to the body. He lands a nice right hand in an exchange. Alqaisi high kick blocked. Rivera holding the center, and he lands a nice kick to the body, but Alqaisi catches it and dumps him to the floor. Rivera scrambles back up and tries to grab the neck as he falls to the canvas. Not there, and Alqaisi now has top position. Rivera works quickly to his knees, but Alqaisi is controlling the neck. No choke in place, but he’s holding the position. Rivera continues working and gets back to the feet. He misses a flying knee. One minute left. Rivera gain with a nice lead uppercut, but Alqaisi grabs hold in the clinch and scores another trip takedown. He finishes the round on top. MMA Junkie gives it to Alqaisi, 10-9.

Round 2 – Rivera misses a front kick to start. Lead hook lands. Both men moving well, looking for angles. Rivera misses on a low kick. Alqaisi counters over the top. Rivera high kick blocked. Alqaisi throws a few, as well. Rivera gain with the lead hook that lands. Straight left follows. He’s having success on the feet when he can keep space. Alqaisi with a right to the body. He moves in but eats a left from Rivera. Alqaisi kicks the legs a bit. He tries to grab a kick but can’t hold it. Alqaisi changes levels and grabs a single and lands an inside trip. But Rivera punches him on the floor and forces a move, earning him a return to the feet. Superman punch lands for Rivera. Alqaisi swinging back and lands a nice left. One minute left. Rivera has found his range. Alqaisi swinging back, as well. Rivera changes levels and drives it to the cage. Knee inside. Alqaisi with a late takedown attempt. Another close round, but MMA Junkie leans toward Rivera, 10-9.

Round 3 – Rivera opens with a few jabs, and his corner implores him to get the hands go. Alqaisi swinging back, as well. Alqaisi ducks down for a single and gets the action down, but Rivera refuses to stay there and scrambles immediately back to his feet. Both men still moving well. Rivera with a low kick that sweeps Alqaisi to a knee, but he recovers quickly. Rivera with that nice lead uppercut again, but he falls into the clinch. Rivera with a knee to the groin. Alqaisi yells out in pain and gets a pause. Rivera says it’s “bullsh-t,” and Alqaisi yells right back at him as he takes his timeout. Halfway through the round on the restart. Alqaisi catches a kick again, but can’t get the takedown. Alqaisi with an inside low kick. Rivera with a superman punch again. Alqaisi chopping the legs. Rivera with a nice body shot, but Alqaisi immediately returns fire. Blood trickling down Alqaisi’s nose. Final minute, and Rivera with a perfectly timed takedown. Alqaisi is back to his feet almost immediately. High kick lands for Rivera. Alqaisi swinging back and moves into the clinch. Very close round again, but MMA Junkie leans toward Rivera, 10-9, awarding him the fight 29-28.

Result: Irwin Rivera def. Ali Alqaisi via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
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Records: Ali Alqaisi (8-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Irwin Rivera (10-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Chris Tognoni
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Round 1 – Barrett catches a front kick to open but lets it go. He’s got the center. Zalal moving on the outside and lands a huge spinning back kick to the face. Barrett hits the deck. Zalal rushes to try and finish with punches, but Barrett crawls back to his feet. He creates some space and seems to be OK but gets caught with a flying knee. Zalal with a right hands that lands. Rough start for Barrett. Zalal moving well and lands clean with a straight. Barrett a step behind right now, but he’s upright. Zalal picking his shots and landing frequently. Barrett does land a straight left and moves into the clinch. Short knees inside as he presses against the cage. Barrett slips to the back and is looking for a takedown, but he can’t get his opponent elevated. Zalal uses a kimura grip to switch positions and work free. Zalal light on his feet, but Zalal now has his under him and lands a high kick. Zalal staggers a little but wags his fingers to dismiss it. They smile at each other in the final seconds. Crazy start, and MMA Junkie gives it to Zalal, 10-9.

Round 2 – Quick start as the two exchange punches. Barrett in the center again. Zalal quick on the outside. He lands a straight to the body and kicks the leg before moving forward on a takedown. No dice, and Barrett clinches and spins his opponent to the cage. Stalemate, so he backs away. Barrett with a nice low kick. Zalal with a smooth hip toss, and as Barrett tries to scramble back to his feet, he exposes his back. Zalal takes it, but he’s very high on back as Barrett tripods. Barrett trying to shake him off, but Zalal stays right, and Barrett goes to his knees. Zalal with short punches from the back as he looks for the choke. Barrett to a seated position, but Zalal is firm on the back. He locks in a squeeze, but he’s on the chin. Eventually, he lets it go. Two minutes left. Barrett battling well in defense, but Zalal has the hooks in and continues hunting the choke. Barrett turns to his knees and then stands again. Zalal is very high on the back, but he’s somehow staying in position. He flattens Barrett again. Left arm goes under the neck. This time he may have it. Zalal working hard for the squeeze. Barrett survives and stands again, but he’s stuck until the bell. MMA Junkie gives it to Zalal, 10-8.

Round 3 – Barrett smiling despite the two rounds of trouble. He comes out with a few front kicks. Zalal with a high kick as moves laterally on the outside. Nice left hand from Zalal. Barrett works to a clinch and is looking for a takedown. Zalal goes to a knee but then is able to pull away and reset. Barrett showing his durability and still looking to attack, but it’s Zalal who is landing the shots on the feet. Zalal ducks for a single. Barrett grabs the neck as he falls. Zalal jumps to the opposite side to eliminate the threat. Barrett works to his feet. Zalal controls the head briefly but lets it go. Barrett is walking forward, but Zalal is picking him apart. Another takedown for Zalal, and this time he falls into the guard and is in top position. Barrett sits up and briefly turns to his knees but settles back down when Zalal threatens the back. Barrett scrambles again, and Zalal is on the back in the final minute and again looking to finish. Right arm gets under the chin, but he’s a little off to the side. Zalal bails on the choke and trues to punch. He falls to the floor looking for the armbar, then lands a nice upkick from his back before the bell. MMA Junkie gives the final round to Zalal, 10-9, and awards him the fight 30-26.

Result: Youssef Zalal def. Peter Barrett via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27)
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Records: Peter Barrett (11-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Youssef Zalal (10-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC)
Division: Featherweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Mark Smith
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Records: Andrew Sanchez (11-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC), Wellington Turman (16-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
Referee: Herb Dean
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Records: Nasrat Haqparast (11-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC), Alexander Munoz (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
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Records: Joaquin Buckley (10-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Kevin Holland (17-5 MMA, 4-2 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
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Records: Tim Means (29-12-1 MMA, 11-9 UFC), Laureano Staropoli (9-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
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Records: Beneil Dariush (18-4-1 MMA, 12-4-1 UFC), Scott Holtzman (14-3 MMA, 7-3 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
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Records: Yana Kunitskaya (12-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC), Julija Stoliarenko (9-3-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC)
Division: Women’s bantamweight
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Records: Maki Pitolo (13-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC), Darren Stewart (11-5 MMA, 4-1 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
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Records: Omari Akhmedov (20-4-1 MMA, 8-3-1 UFC), Chris Weidman (14-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
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Records: Derrick Lewis (23-7 MMA, 14-5 UFC), Aleksei Oleinik (59-13-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
Broadcast: ESPN+
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