UFC on ESPN 40 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 40 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 40 takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The card airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.

In the main event, former light heavyweight title challenger Thiago Santos (22-10 MMA, 14-9 UFC) takes on Jamahal Hill (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC). In the welterweight co-feature, Vicente Luque (21-8-1 MMA, 14-4 UFC) meets Geoff Neal (14-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC).

And in a pair of finals from Season 30 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Zac Pauga (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) fights Mohammed Usman (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) for the heavyweight crown, and Juliana Miller (2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) vs. Brogan Walker (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is set for the women’s flyweight tournament championship.

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

To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC on ESPN 40 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.

Stephanie Egger vs. Mayra Bueno Silva

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Records: Stephanie Egger (7-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC), Mayra Bueno Silva (8-2-1 MMA, 3-2-1 UFC)
Division: Women’s bantamweight
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Miranda Granger vs. Cory McKenna

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Records: Miranda Granger (7-2 MMA, 1-2 UFC), Cory McKenna (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC)
Division: Women’s strawweight
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Josh Quinlan vs. Jason Witt

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Records: Josh Quinlan (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Jason Witt (19-8 MMA, 2-3 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
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Bryan Battle vs. Takashi Sato

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Records: Bryan Battle (7-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), Takashi Sato (16-5 MMA, 2-3 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
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Erick Gonzalez vs. Terrance McKinney

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Records: Erick Gonzalez (14-6 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Terrance McKinney (12-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC)
Division: Lightweight
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Sam Alvey vs. Michal Oleksiejczuk

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Records: Sam Alvey (33-17-1 MMA, 10-12 UFC), Michal Oleksiejczuk (16-5 MMA, 4-3 UFC)
Division: Middleweight
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Augusto Sakai vs. Serghei Spivac

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Records: Augusto Sakai (15-4-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC), Serghei Spivac (14-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
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Juliana Miller vs. Brogan Walker

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Records: Juliana Miller (2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Brogan Walker (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Division: Women’s flyweight
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Zac Pauga vs. Mohammed Usman

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Records: Zac Pauga (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Mohammed Usman (7-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
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Vicente Luque vs. Geoff Neal

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Records: Vicente Luque (21-8-1 MMA, 14-4 UFC), Geoff Neal (14-4 MMA, 6-2 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
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Thiago Santos vs. Jamahal Hill

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Records: Thiago Santos (22-10 MMA, 14-9 UFC), Jamahal Hill (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC)
Division: Light heavyweight
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