Aug 20 2022

Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States

Main Event
5 rounds @ Welterweight
KO 5
KO 5

Belts on The Line

UFC Welterweight Championship
Co-Main Event
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3 rounds @ Middleweight

Score cards 30-27 | 30-27 | 30-27

Main Card
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3 rounds @ Bantamweight

Score cards 28-29 | 28-29 | 27-30

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KO 1
KO 1
Harry Hunsucker
3 rounds @ Light Heavyweight
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Lucie Pudilov
KO 2
KO 2
Yanan Wu
3 rounds @ Bantamweight

UFC 278 Report

When Was UFC 278?

UFC 278 took place on Saturday, August 20th, 2022, at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah in the United States.

Who won the main event at UFC 278?

Leon Edwards beat Kamaru Usman by knockout in the 5th round during the main event of UFC 278.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 170 pounds (12.1 stone or 77.1 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Welterweight championship.

What were the results at UFC 278?

At UFC 278 in the co-main event, Paulo Costa was victorious over Luke Rockhold by decision in their Middleweight contest.

On the main card, Jose Aldo lost to Merab Dvalishvili on points in a Bantamweight bout, Tyson Pedro defeated Harry Hunsucker with a KO at Light Heavyweight, and Lucie Pudilov was victorious over Yanan Wu by knockout in their Bantamweight contest.

On the prelim card, Sean Woodson beat Luis Salda a in a Featherweight bout, Qileng Aori defeated Jay Perrin by decision at Bantamweight, Victor Altamirano was victorious over Daniel Lacerda by knockout in their Flyweight contest, and AJ Fletcher lost to Ange Loosa by decision in a Welterweight fight.

Rounding off the prelim portion of the card, Amir Albazi defeated Francisco Figueiredo with a submission in a Flyweight bout, Jared Gordon was victorious over Leonardo Santos by decision at Lightweight, and Marcin Tybura beat Alexander Romanov on points in their Heavyweight contest.

UFC 278 Results.

These are the fight results from the main card of UFC 278:

Main Event
  • Leon Edwards def. Kamaru Usman, KO, Round 5 (Welterweight - 5 Rounds)

Co Main Event
  • Paulo Costa def. Luke Rockhold, Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) (Middleweight - 3 Rounds)

Main Card
  • Merab Dvalishvili def. Jose Aldo, Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) (Bantamweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Tyson Pedro def. Harry Hunsucker, KO, Round 1 (Light Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Lucie Pudilov def. Yanan Wu, KO, Round 2 (Bantamweight - 3 Rounds)

  • Sean Woodson drew with Luis Salda a, Split Draw (Featherweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Qileng Aori def. Jay Perrin, Unanimous Decision (Bantamweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Victor Altamirano def. Daniel Lacerda, KO, Round 1 (Flyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Ange Loosa def. AJ Fletcher, Unanimous Decision (Welterweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Amir Albazi def. Francisco Figueiredo, Sub, Round 1 (Flyweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Jared Gordon def. Leonardo Santos, Unanimous Decision (Lightweight - 3 Rounds)
  • Marcin Tybura def. Alexander Romanov, Majority Decision (Heavyweight - 3 Rounds)

Who broadcasted UFC 278?

In the US, the ESPN Pay Per View show was expected to begin at 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST. In the UK, the BT Sport 1 broadcast of the card was expected to start at 3:00 AM (BST).

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