UFC on ESPN+ 32 post-event facts: Derrick Lewis conquers one record and approaches others

The UFC’s loaded August schedule continued on Saturday with UFC on ESPN+ 32, which went down at UFC Apex in Las Vegas and streamed on ESPN+.

The UFC’s busiest heavyweight picked up another notable win in the headliner when Derrick Lewis (24-7 MMA, 15-5 UFC) overcame the grappling prowess of Aleksei Oleinik (59-14-1 MMA, 8-5 UFC) to net a second-round TKO and extend his current winning streak to three fights.

“The Black Beast” made UFC history with his finish, and for more on the numbers, check below for 35 post-event facts to come out of UFC on ESPN+ 32.

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General

The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $162,000.

Debuting fighters went 0-3 at the event.

Darren Stewart, Kevin Holland, Andrew Sanchez and Gavin Tucker earned $50,000 UFC on ESPN+ 32 fight-night bonuses.

UFC on ESPN+ 32 drew an announced attendance of zero for a live gate of $0.

Betting favorites went 10-2 on the card.

Betting favorites improved to 15-7 in UFC headliners this year.

Total fight time for the 12-bout card was 2:10:09.

Main card

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 08: (R-L) Derrick Lewis punches Aleksei Oleinik of Russia in their heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

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Derrick Lewis

Lewis’ 15 victories in UFC heavyweight competition are tied with Junior Dos Santos for third most in divisional history behind Andrei Arlovski (18) and Frank Mir (16).

Lewis’ 11 stoppage victories in UFC heavyweight competition are tied with Arlovski, Gabriel Gonzaga and Stefan Struve for second most in divisional history behind Mir (13),

Lewis’ 11 knockout victories in UFC competition are tied for second most in company history behind Vitor Belfort (12).

Lewis’ 11 knockout victories in UFC heavyweight competition are most in divisional history.

Lewis’ 11 knockout victories in UFC competition since 2014 are tied with Thiago Santos for most among active fighters in the organization.

Oleinik has suffered all four of his UFC stoppage losses by knockout.

Chris Weidman (15-5 MMA, 11-5 UFC) was successful in his return to the middleweight division.

Weidman earned his first UFC victory where he failed to outland his opponent in strikes.

Omari Akhmedov (20-5-1 MMA, 8-4-1 UFC) fell to 3-1-1 since he returned to the UFC middleweight division in December 2017. He’s 4-1-1 in the weight class overall under the UFC banner.

Akhmedov suffered the first decision loss of his career.

Stewart (12-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) improved to 5-3 since he dropped to the UFC middleweight division in November 2017.

Maki Pitolo (12-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has suffered five of his six career losses by stoppage.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 08: (R-L) Yana Kunitskaya of Russia kicks Julija Stoliarenko of Lithuania in their bantamweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

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Yana Kunitskaya

Yana Kunitskaya (13-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) improved to 3-1 since she returned to the UFC women’s bantamweight division in October 2018.

Kunitskaya outlanded her opponent 209-to-30 in total strikes. The +179 margin is largest in UFC women’s bantamweight history.

Kunitskaya has earned all three of her UFC victories by decision.

Beneil Dariush (19-4-1 MMA, 13-4-1 UFC) earned the eighth knockout in UFC history stemming from a spinning backfist.

Dariush’s four-fight stoppage streak in UFC competition is tied with Justin Gaethje and Francis Ngannou for second longest among active fighters on the roster behind Charles Oliveira (seven).

Scott Holtzman (14-4 MMA, 7-4 UFC) suffered the first stoppage loss of his career with his knockout defeat.

Preliminary card

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – AUGUST 08: (R-L) Tim Means punches Laureano Staropoli of Argentina in their welterweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 08, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)

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Tim Means

Tim Means (30-12-1 MMA, 12-9 UFC) improved to 10-7 (with one no contest) since he returned to the UFC for a second stint in May 2014.

Laureano Staropoli (9-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has suffered both of his UFC losses by decision.

Alexander Munoz (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) had his six-fight winning streak snapped for the first defeat of his career.

Wellington Turman (16-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) suffered the first stoppage loss of his career with his knockout defeat.

Justin Jaynes (16-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) suffered the first stoppage loss of his career with his submission defeat.

Youssef Zalal (10-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has earned all three of his UFC victories by decision.

Peter Barrett (11-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) suffered the first decision loss of his career.

UFC research analyst and live statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Follow him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.

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