UFC on ESPN 38 play-by-play and live results (7 p.m. ET)

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LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 38 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT).

UFC on ESPN 38 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The main card airs on ESPN following prelims on ESPN2/ESPN+.

In the main event, Arman Tsarukyan (18-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC) takes on Mateusz Gamrot (20-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) in a lightweight fight. In the co-feature, Neil Magny (26-8 MMA, 19-7 UFC) meets unbeaten rising star Shavkat Rakhmonov (15-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC).

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 7 p.m. ET for the prelims on ESPN2/ESPN+ and 10 p.m. ET for the main card on ESPN.

To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC on ESPN 38 discussion thread. You can also get behind-the-scenes coverage and other event notes from on-site reporter Ken Hathaway (@kenshathaway) on Twitter.

Enjoy the fights, everyone.

Vanessa Demopoulos vs. Jinh Yu Frey

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Records: Vanessa Demopoulos (7-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC), Jinh Yu Frey (11-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC)
Division: Women’s strawweight
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Mario Bautista vs. Brian Kelleher

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Records: Mario Bautista (9-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC), Brian Kelleher (24-13 MMA, 8-6 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
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JP Buys vs. Cody Durden

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Records: JP Buys (9-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC), Cody Durden (12-4-1 MMA, 1-2-1 UFC)
Division: Flyweight
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Sergey Morozov vs. Raulian Paiva

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Records: Sergey Morozov (17-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC), Raulian Paiva (21-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
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TJ Brown vs. Shayilan Nuerdanbieke

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Records: TJ Brown (16-8 MMA, 2-2 UFC), Shayilan Nuerdanbieke (36-10 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Division: Featherweight
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Tafon Nchukwi vs. Carlos Ulberg

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Records: Tafon Nchukwi (6-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC), Carlos Ulberg (4-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Division: Light heavyweight
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Chris Curtis vs. Rodolfo Vieira

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Records: Chris Curtis (28-8 MMA, 2-0 UFC), Rodolfo Vieira (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
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Nate Maness vs. Umar Nurmagomedov

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Records: Nate Maness (14-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC), Umar Nurmagomedov (14-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC)
Division: Bantamweight
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Christos Giagos vs. Thiago Moises

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Records: Christos Giagos (19-9 MMA, 5-5 UFC), Thiago Moises (15-6 MMA, 4-4 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
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Alan Baudot vs. Josh Parisian

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Records: Alan Baudot (8-3 MMA, 0-2 UFC), Josh Parisian (14-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
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Neil Magny vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov

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Records: Neil Magny (26-8 MMA, 19-7 UFC), Shavkat Rakhmonov (15-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
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Arman Tsarukyan vs. Mateusz Gamrot

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Records: Arman Tsarukyan (18-2 MMA, 5-1 UFC), Mateusz Gamrot (20-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
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