UFC 278

UFC returned back  to Salt Lake City after six years to host their second event with a stacked card that saw five stoppages and seven bouts that went the distance.

Edwards stuns Usman in the final minute

Costa and Rockhold in grueling brawl

Pedro, Pudilova claim stoppage wins

Decisions dominate preliminary card

Two stoppages and 1 decision in early prelims

Leon Edwards response after winning the UFC welterweight title in UFC 278 


Welterweight Championship Bout: Leon Edwards defeated Kamaru Usman (c) via KO (head kick) at 4:04 of round 5 Middleweight Bout: Paulo Costa defeated Luke Rockhold via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Bantamweight Bout: Merab Dvalishvili defeated Jose Aldo via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Women's Bantamweight Bout: Lucie Pudilova defeated Wu Yanan via TKO (elbows) at 4:04 of round 2 Light Heavyweight Bout: Tyson Pedro defeated Harry Hunsucker via TKO (body kick and punches) at 1:05 of round 1

Main Card

Heavyweight Bout: Marcin Tybura defeated Alexander Romanov via majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28) Lightweight Bout: Jared Gordon defeated Leonardo Santos via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Featherweight Bout: Sean Woodson vs. Luis Saldana ends in split draw (29-27, 27-29, 28-28) Welterweight Bout: Ange Loosa defeated A.J. Fletcher via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card

Flyweight Bout: Amir Albazi defeated Francisco Figueiredo via Submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:34 of round 1 Bantamweight Bout: Aori Qileng defeated Jay Perrin via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Flyweight Bout: Victor Altamirano defeated Daniel Lacerda via TKO (punches and elbows) at 3:39 of round 1

Early Preliminary Card