Leon Edwards returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC 278 to battle Kamaru Usman. The event took place on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, UT. Usman vs. Edwards 2 featured 12 bouts, some were more surprising to watch than others.
UFC 278 was headlined by a fight between Leon Edwards and Kamaru Usman, with Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Jared Gordon went to war against Leonardo Santos. Let’s find out who won at the UFC 278. View the full results for ‘Usman vs. Edwards 2’-led fight card below.
|UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2|
|August 20, 2022|
|Salt Lake City, UT|
|Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman|
|Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold|
UFC 278 was live 24 days ago and was the 617th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC 278
Below is the 12-fight order and UFC 278 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Leon Edwards defeated Kamaru Usman via KO (Head Kick) (Round 5 / 4:04)
- Paulo Costa defeated Luke Rockhold by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
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- Merab Dvalishvili defeated Jose Aldo by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Lucie Pudilova defeated Yanan Wu by TKO (Elbows) (Round 2 / 4:04)
- Tyson Pedro defeated Harry Hunsucker by TKO (Body Kick and Punches) (Round 1 / 1:05)
- Marcin Tybura defeated Alexander Romanov by Decision (Majority) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Jared Gordon defeated Leonardo Santos by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Sean Woodson defeated Luis Saldana by Draw (Split) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Ange Loosa defeated A.J. Fletcher by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Amir Albazi defeated Francisco Figueiredo by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) (Round 1 / 4:34)
- Qileng Aori defeated Jay Perrin by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Victor Altamirano defeated Daniel Lacerda by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:39)
UFC 278 Results
The results are listed in ascending order, starting from the first fight ending with the night’s main event. Be sure to check out UFC 278 payouts and bonuses.
Victor Altamirano vs. Daniel Lacerda
The UFC 278 started with Victor Altamirano taking on Daniel Lacerda. Victor Altamirano defeated Daniel Lacerda in Round 1 at 3:39 by TKO (Punches).
Qileng Aori vs. Jay Perrin
The second fight at UFC 278 was Jay Perrin vs. Qileng Aori. Qileng Aori won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Amir Albazi vs. Francisco Figueiredo
The following bout was between Francisco Figueiredo and Amir Albazi. Amir Albazi beat Francisco Figueiredo by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) in Round 1 at 4:34.
Ange Loosa vs. A.J. Fletcher
In the fourth bout, Ange Loosa defeated A.J. Fletcher by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
Sean Woodson vs. Luis Saldana
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of Round 3 with Sean Woodson defeating Luis Saldana by Draw (Split).
Jared Gordon vs. Leonardo Santos
In the sixth fight of the night, Leonardo Santos lost to Jared Gordon at 5:00 of Round 3.
Marcin Tybura vs. Alexander Romanov
Marcin Tybura got the better of Alexander Romanov and won by Decision (Majority) in Round 3 at 5:00.
Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker
The eighth bout was between Harry Hunsucker and Tyson Pedro. Tyson Pedro beat Harry Hunsucker by TKO (Body Kick and Punches) at 1:05 of Round 1.
Lucie Pudilova vs. Yanan Wu
The ninth fight at UFC 278 was Yanan Wu vs. Lucie Pudilova. Lucie Pudilova won in Round 2 at 4:04 by TKO (Elbows).
Merab Dvalishvili vs. Jose Aldo
In the tenth bout, Merab Dvalishvili battled Jose Aldo and took the win by Decision (Unanimous) in Round 3 at 5:00.
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Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold
In the co-main event, Paulo Costa defeated Luke Rockhold via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3; Mike Beltran was the third man in the cage.
Leon Edwards vs. Kamaru Usman
In the main event, referee Herb Dean called an end to the bout at 4:04 of Round 5. Leon Edwards defeated Kamaru Usman by KO (Head Kick).
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