UFC 78 Fight Card – Main Card & Prelims Lineup

UFC 78: Validation poster

UFC 78: Validation was held on Saturday, November 17, 2007, at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. This event was held 6,037 days days ago and was the 100th event in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales. There were 14,071 fans in attendance. The gate for the event came out to $2,100,000.

UFC 78 had 9 bouts scheduled. The event was headlined by a clash between Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping. In the co-main event, Thiago Silva took on Houston Alexander. The night kicked off with Akihiro Gono taking on Tamdan McCrory, followed by Luke Caudillo vs. Marcus Aurelio. Thiago Alves vs. Chris Lytle was awarded Fight of the Night bonus. The Performance of the Night bonuses went to Ed Herman and Akihiro Gono, each fighter took home an extra $50,000.

View the UFC 78 fight card and bout order for ‘Validation’ below. Don’t miss the complete UFC 78 results.

UFC 78: Validation
November 17, 2007
Prudential Center
Newark, New Jersey
Main Event
Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping
Total Fights

UFC 78 Fight Card

The card aired on in the United States. Below is the UFC 78 fight card and 9-fight order for ‘Validation’.

UFC 78 Main Event

  • Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping

UFC 78 Main Card & Prelims

  • Houston Alexander vs. Thiago Silva
  • Karo Parisyan vs. Ryo Chonan
  • Joe Doerksen vs. Ed Herman
  • Spencer Fisher vs. Frankie Edgar
  • Thiago Alves vs. Chris Lytle
  • Joe Lauzon vs. Jason Reinhardt
  • Marcus Aurelio vs. Luke Caudillo
  • Tamdan McCrory vs. Akihiro Gono

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