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‘UFC 278’ results: Kamaru Usman vs Leon Edwards, Paulo Costa vs Luke Rockhold in Salt Lake City, Utah

  • promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)
  • title: “UFC 278
  • venue: Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • date: August 20, 2022
  • fight of the night: Paulo Costa (Brazil) vs Luke Rockhold (USA)
  • performance of the night: Leon Edwards (England), Victor Altamirano (USA)
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FIGHT CARD

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COUNTRIES

  1. Australia: Tyson Pedro
  2. Brazil: Daniel Lacerda, Francisco Figueiredo, Leonardo Santos, Jose Aldo, Paulo Costa
  3. China: Aori Qileng, Yanan Wu
  4. Czech Republic: Lucie Pudilova
  5. England: Leon Edwards, Amir Albazi
  6. Iraq: Amir Albazi
  7. Georgia: Merab Dvalishvili
  8. Moldova: Alexander Romanov
  9. Nigeria: Kamaru Usman
  10. Poland: Marcin Tybura
  11. Sweden: Amir Albazi
  12. Switzerland: Ange Loosa
  13. USA: Victor Altamirano, Jay Perrin, AJ Fletcher, Sean Woodson, Luis Saldaña, Jared Gordon, Harry Hunsucker, Luke Rockhold, Kamaru Usman

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WEIGH-INS / FACE-OFFS

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POST-FIGHT PRESS CONFERENCE

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FIGHT RESULTS

BOUT #WIN LOSS DETAILS
EARLY PRELIMINARY CARD
1 Victor Altamirano
USA
Daniel Lacerda
Brazil
Method: Technical Knockout (punches and elbows)
Time & Round: 3:39 of Round 1
Referee: Dave Seljestad
Weight: Flyweight
2 Aori Qileng
China
Jay Perrin
USA
Method: Unanimous Decision (29–28, 29–28, 29–28)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Tyler Tomlinson
Weight: Bantamweight
3 Amir Albazi
Iraq / Sweden / England
Francisco Figueiredo
Brazil
Method: Submission (rear-naked choke)
Time & Round: 4:34 of Round 1
Referee: Dave Seljestad
Weight: Flyweight
PRELIMINARY CARD
4 Ange Loosa
Switzerland
AJ Fletcher
USA
Method: Unanimous Decision (29–27, 29–28, 29–28)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Mike Beltran
Weight: Welterweight
5N/AN/ASean Woodson (USA) vs Luis Saldaña (USA)

Method: Split Draw (29–27, 27–29, 28–28)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Mike Beltran
Weight: Featherweight
6 Jared Gordon
USA
Leonardo Santos
Brazil
Method: Unanimous Decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Herb Dean
Weight: Lightweight
7 Marcin Tybura
Poland
Alexander Romanov
Moldova
Method: Majority Decision (29–28, 29–28, 28–28)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Jason Herzog
Weight: Heavyweight
MAIN CARD
8 Tyson Pedro
Australia
Harry Hunsucker
USA
Method: Technical Knockout (body kick and punches)
Time & Round: 1:05 of Round 1
Referee: Mike Beltran
Weight: Light Heavyweight
9 Lucie Pudilova
Czech Republic
Yanan Wu
China
Method: Technical Knockout (elbows)
Time & Round: 4:04 of Round 2
Referee: Herb Dean
Weight: Women’s Bantamweight
10 Merab Dvalishvili
Georgia
Jose Aldo
Brazil
Method: Unanimous Decision (29–28, 29–28, 30–27)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Jason Herzog
Weight: Bantamweight
Co-Main Event
11 Paulo Costa
Brazil
Luke Rockhold
USA
Method: Unanimous Decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–27)
Time & Round: 5:00 of Round 3
Referee: Mike Beltran
Weight: Middleweight
Main Event
12 Leon Edwards
England
Kamaru Usman
Nigeria / USA
Method: Knockout (head kick)
Time & Round: 4:04 of Round 5
Referee: Herb Dean
Weight: UFC Welterweight Championship

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