UFC 241 play-by-play and live results (6:15 p.m. ET)

ANAHEIM, Calif. – MMA Junkie is on scene and reporting live from Saturday’s UFC 241 event, and you can join us for live play-by-play and official results beginning at 6:15 p.m. ET (3:15 p.m. PT).

The event takes place at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The main card airs on pay-per-view following prelims on ESPN and UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+.

In the main event, heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC) takes on former champ Stipe Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC) in a rematch. In the co-feature, Nate Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC) returns after nearly three years away to take on former lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (22-8 MMA, 9-7 UFC) in a welterweight bout. Plus, Paulo Costa (12-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC) takes on Yoel Romero (13-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC) in a key middleweight fight.

Follow along with our round-by-round updates and official results beginning at approximately 6:15 p.m. ET for the UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+ prelims, 8 p.m. ET for the prelims on ESPN, and 10 p.m. ET for the main card on pay-per-view.

To discuss the show, be sure to check out our UFC 241 discussion thread. You can also get behind-the-scenes coverage and other event notes from on-site reporters John Morgan (@MMAjunkieJohn), Mike Bohn (@mikebohnmma), Dave Doyle (@davedoylemma) and Simon Samano (@SJSamano) on Twitter.

Enjoy the fights, everyone.

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Shana Dobson vs. Sabina Mazo

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Records: Shana Dobson (3-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC), Sabina Mazo (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC)

Division: Women’s flyweight

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Brandon Davis vs. Kyung Ho Kang

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Records: Brandon Davis (10-6 MMA, 2-3 UFC), Kyung Ho Kang (15-8 MMA, 4-2 UFC)

Division: Bantamweight

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Hannah Cifers vs. Jodie Esquibel

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Records: Hannah Cifers (9-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC), Jodie Esquibel (6-5 MMA, 0-3 UFC)

Division: Women’s strawweight

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Manny Bermudez vs. Casey Kenney

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Records: Manny Bermudez (14-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC), Casey Kenney (12-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC)

Division: Bantamweight

Rankings: Bermudez honorable mention

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Christos Giagos vs. Drakkar Klose

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Records: Christos Giagos (17-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC), Drakkar Klose (10-1-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC)

Division: Lightweight

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Raphael Assuncao vs. Cory Sandhagen

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Records: Raphael Assuncao (27-6 MMA, 11-3 UFC), Cory Sandhagen (11-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC)

Division: Bantamweight

Rankings: Assuncao No. 3, Sandhagen No. 14

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Devonte Smith vs. Khama Worthy

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Records: Devonte Smith (10-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC), Khama Worthy (14-6 MMA, 0-0 UFC)

Division: Lightweight

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Derek Brunson vs. Ian Heinisch

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Records: Derek Brunson (19-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC), Ian Heinisch (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC)

Division: Middleweight

Rankings: Brunson No. 9, Heinisch No. 14

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Gabriel Benitez vs. Sodiq Yusuff

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Records: Gabriel Benitez (21-6 MMA, 5-2 UFC), Sodiq Yusuff (9-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC)

Division: Featherweight

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Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa

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Records: Paulo Costa (12-0 MMA, 4-0 UFC), Yoel Romero (13-3 MMA, 9-2 UFC)

Division: Middleweight

Rankings: Romero No. 3, Costa No. 11

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Anthony Pettis vs. Nate Diaz

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Records: Nate Diaz (19-11 MMA, 14-9 UFC), Anthony Pettis (22-8 MMA, 9-7 UFC)

Division: Welterweight

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Daniel Cormier vs. Stipe Miocic

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Records: Daniel Cormier (22-1 MMA, 11-1 UFC), Stipe Miocic (18-3 MMA, 12-3 UFC)

Division: Heavyweight

Rankings: Cormier No. 1, No. 1 pound-for-pound; Miocic No. 2, No. 12 pound-for-pound

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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie

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