LAS VEGAS – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting reside from Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 12 occasion, and you may be part of us for reside play-by-play and official outcomes.

The occasion takes place on the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. The cardboard airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+.

Former interim light-weight champion Dustin Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC) meets Dan Hooker (20-Eight MMA, 10-Four UFC) in the primary occasion. Within the co-feature, Mickey Gall (6-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) takes on Mike Perry (13-6 MMA, 6-6 UFC) at welterweight.

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Present combat

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Data: Luis Pena (8-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC), Khama Worthy (15-6 MMA, 1-Zero UFC)
Division: Light-weight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Mark Smith
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Outcomes

Spherical 1 – A contact of gloves and we’re underway on this 10-fight journey by UFC on ESPN 12. Zalal concentrating on the leg with some kicks early. Griffin, who has made weight twice in two weeks main as much as this combat, is calm and picked up. He dives for Zalal’s legs. Zalal defends the takedown and Griffin now has his again, standing towards the cage. Finally, they separate. Griffin finishes off a mix with a pleasant excessive kick. Zalal solutions with a mix adopted by a leaping knee. Now it’s Zalal pushing Griffin towards the fence. Zalal is straining, however can’t get Griffin down. Griffin reverses and takes Zalal down. He briefly hops on Zalal’s again, however the horn sounds. 10-9 Griffin.

Spherical 2 – Early, Zalal is throwing the leaping knee again and again. He’s way more aggressive right here within the second. He lands a physique shot on Griffin, who’s visibly harm by the blow. Griffin shoots for a takedown, seemingly out of desperation. Zalal lands a collection of hammer-fists to the facet of Griffin’s head. Griffin retains preventing for the takedown and completes it. Zalal scrambles up and Griffin hops onto his again – the backpack place. Zalal ultimately works Griffin off his again, however Griffin will get him to the mat once more. Zalal scrambles and reverses Griffin. The 2 fighters rise to their toes. Zalal is pushing Griffin towards the fence, in search of a single-leg takedown. Griffin reverses and the spherical ends. 19-19.

Spherical 3 – Zalal lands a head kick adopted by a punching mixture – one other robust begin. A collection of onerous punches lands for Zalal. Griffin eats one other leaping knee and a collection of follow-up punches. Griffin is clearly drained and shoots for a takedown, which he will get. Griffin is in facet management. Zalal is making an attempt to push off the cage utilizing his toes. The 2 fights pressure to realize an advantageous place. Griffin is in Zalal’s guard. Each fighters get off the mat. Zalal backs Griffin up towards the cage and lands one other mixture. Griffin solutions. Griffin lands a head kick and shoots for a double leg. Griffin hasn’t gotten the takedown but, regardless of having his arms locked. He’s pushing Zalal towards the fence. Griffin can’t get Zalal down and the combat returns to the middle. Zalal lands a tough knee to the chest of Griffin, who shoots once more. Zalal reverses place and is urgent Griffin towards the fence. Griffin pushes Zalal off and eats a knee and an elbow. 29-28 Zalal.

End result: Youssef Zalal def. Jordan Griffin through unanimous resolution (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
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Data: Jordan Griffin (18-Eight MMA, 1-Three UFC), Youssef Zalal (9-2 MMA, 2-Zero UFC)
Division: Featherweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Herb Dean
Judging: Adalaide Byrd, Mike Bell, Dave Hagen (giving Spherical 1 to Griffin)

Spherical 1 – Alright, we’re off. There’s a 16-year age distinction between these two. Hansen, regardless of her youth, appears to be like snug. The 2 fighters tie up and Frey lands a collection of strikes to Hansen’s head. An excellent begin for the elder of the 2. Hansen scrambles out. Now again within the heart, there’s a feeling-out course of occurring. Frey lands a leg kick adopted by a punch. Frey counters Hansen with a left. Hansen appears to be like like that one bothered her – not that she was rocked or something, however the punch hit her sq. within the eye. Hansen clinches Frey and tries a throw. Frey stays on her toes and Hansen pushes her towards the cage. Frey grabs management of Hansen’s neck within the clinch and fires a head kick. Hansen eats it. Frey lands. Hansen counters. Frey whiffs on a mix. Hansen makes her pay, countering with a tough left jab. Frey lands a leg kick. Hansen lands a proper hand. The horn sounds. 10-9 Frey.

Spherical 2 – Frey goes again to the effectively – concentrating on Hansen’s leg early with kicks. Rotating round Hansen, Frey is staying simply exterior of vary. Each fighters throw. Hansen grabs maintain of Frey and secures a takedown. Hansen is in Frey’s half guard. Hansen is heavy on high however is struggling to maneuver out of half guard. Finally, she sneaks her leg out into facet management. Moments later, Frey strikes again in half guard. With 10 seconds left, Hansen scrambles for a choke. Frey flies to her toes. Hansen takes her down once more and the spherical ends. It’s all tied up coming into the third spherical. 19-19.

Spherical 3 – It’s anybody’s combat – a reasonably clear tie right here. Frey lands a leg kick. Hansen lands a one-two mixture. Moments later, Frey blasts Hansen with a straight proper. Frey kicks the within of Hansen’s thigh – again and again. Hansen costs in and Frey stuffs her. Hansen is off-balance, although. Hansen is relentless and doesn’t quit. Hansen hip tosses Frey and slips into an armbar try. Hansen, who’s leaking from her head, transitions to a triangle – after which again to an armbar. This appears to be like pretty much as good as completed. Frey is grimacing. There’s the faucet. Hansen wins her UFC debut – at age 20. Spectacular.

End result: Kay Hansen def. Jinh Yu Frey through submission (armbar) – Spherical 3, 2:26
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Data: Jinh Yu Frey (9-5 MMA, 0-1 UFC), Kay Hansen (7-Three MMA, 1-Zero UFC)
Division: Ladies’s strawweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Keith Peterson

Spherical 1 – Boser is the primary to land. He does so with back-to-back leg kicks. That appears like his gameplan early: goal the Brazilian’s leg. Lins lands a physique shot – and one other. An overhand proper lands an overhand proper. Boser lands a tough mixture. Lins is surprised. Boser pounces and annihilates Lins, who topples to the mat. A backhand hammerfist connects as Lins is laying on the mat. Herb Dean tackles Boser and saves Lins from additional injury. Holy smokes. What a knockout.

End result: Tanner Boser def. Philipe Lins through knockout (punches) – Spherical 1, 2:41
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Data: Tanner Boser (18-6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC), Philipe Lins (14-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Chris Tognoni

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Data: Julian Erosa (23-Eight MMA, 1-Four UFC), Sean Woodson (7-Zero MMA, 1-Zero UFC)
Division: 150-pound catchweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Keith Peterson
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Data: Takashi Sato (15-Three MMA, 1-1 UFC), Jason Witt (17-5 MMA, 0-Zero UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Herb Dean
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Data: Brendan Allen (14-Three MMA, 2-Zero UFC), Kyle Daukaus (9-Zero MMA, 0-Zero UFC)
Division: Middleweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Chris Tognoni
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Data: Maurice Greene (8-Four MMA, 3-2 UFC), Gian Villante (17-11 MMA, 7-Eight UFC)
Division: Heavyweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Mark Smith
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Data: Mickey Gall (6-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC), Mike Perry (13-6 MMA, 6-6 UFC)
Division: Welterweight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Keith Peterson
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Data: Dustin Poirier (25-6 MMA, 17-5 UFC), Dan Hooker (20-Eight MMA, 10-Four UFC)
Division: Light-weight
Broadcast: ESPN/ESPN+
Referee: Herb Dean
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