Vicente Luque returned to the UFC Octagon saturday night for UFC Vegas 78 to take on Rafael dos Anjos. The event took place on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. Luque vs. do Anjos featured 14 bouts, some were more exciting to watch than others.
UFC Vegas 78 was headlined by a clash between Vicente Luque and Rafael dos Anjos, with Cub Swanson vs. Hakeem Dawodu serving as the night’s co-main event. Elsewhere on the card, Terrance McKinney went to war against Mike Breeden. Let’s find out who won at the UFC Vegas 78. View the full results for ‘Luque vs. do Anjos’-led fight card below.
|UFC Vegas 78: Luque vs. do Anjos|
|August 12, 2023|
|Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Vicente Luque vs. Rafael dos Anjos|
|Cub Swanson vs. Hakeem Dawodu|
UFC Vegas 78 was live 42 days ago and was the 658th event in UFC history, including pay-per-views, UFC Fight Nights, and The Ultimate Fighter season finales.
Who won at UFC Vegas 78
Below is the 14-fight order and UFC Vegas 78 results. Here are the real winners and losers from Saturday‘s event:
- Vicente Luque defeated Rafael dos Anjos via Decision (Unanimous) (Round 5 / 5:00)
- Cub Swanson defeated Hakeem Dawodu by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 2 / 5:00)
- Khalil Rountree defeated Chris Daukaus via TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 2:40)
- Iasmin Lucindo defeated Polyana Viana by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) (Round 2 / 3:42)
- A.J. Dobson defeated Tafon Nchukwi by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Josh Fremd defeated Jamie Pickett by Decision (Unanimous) (Round 3 / 5:00)
- Marcus McGhee defeated J.P. Buys by KO (Punch) (Round 1 / 2:19)
- Terrance McKinney defeated Mike Breeden by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 1:25)
- Isaac Dulgarian defeated Francis Marshall by TKO (Punches and Elbows) (Round 1 / 4:48)
- Martin Buday defeated Josh Parisian by Submission (Kimura) (Round 1 / 4:11)
- Jaqueline Amorim defeated Montserrat Ruiz by TKO (Elbows and Punches) (Round 3 / 3:41)
- Da’Mon Blackshear defeated Jose Johnson by Submission (Twister) (Round 1 / 3:47)
- Luana Santos defeated Juliana Miller by TKO (Punches) (Round 1 / 3:41)
UFC Vegas 78 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 Vegas 78 payouts and bonuses.
Luana Santos vs. Juliana Miller
The UFC Vegas 78 started with Luana Santos taking on Juliana Miller. Luana Santos defeated Juliana Miller in Round 1 at 3:41 by TKO (Punches).
Da’Mon Blackshear vs. Jose Johnson
The second fight at UFC Vegas 78 was Jose Johnson vs. Da’Mon Blackshear. Da’Mon Blackshear won in Round 1 at 3:47 by Submission (Twister).
Jaqueline Amorim vs. Montserrat Ruiz
The following fight was between Montserrat Ruiz and Jaqueline Amorim. Jaqueline Amorim beat Montserrat Ruiz by TKO (Elbows and Punches) in Round 3 at 3:41.
Martin Buday vs. Josh Parisian
In the fourth bout, Martin Buday defeated Josh Parisian by Submission (Kimura) at 4:11 of Round 1.
Isaac Dulgarian vs. Francis Marshall
The fifth bout ended at 4:48 of Round 1 with Isaac Dulgarian defeating Francis Marshall by TKO (Punches and Elbows).
Terrance McKinney vs. Mike Breeden
In the sixth fight of the night, Mike Breeden lost to Terrance McKinney at 1:25 of Round 1.
Marcus McGhee vs. J.P. Buys
Marcus McGhee got the better of J.P. Buys and won by KO (Punch) in Round 1 at 2:19.
Josh Fremd vs. Jamie Pickett
The eighth bout was between Jamie Pickett and Josh Fremd. Josh Fremd beat Jamie Pickett by Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 3.
A.J. Dobson vs. Tafon Nchukwi
The ninth fight at UFC Vegas 78 was Tafon Nchukwi vs. A.J. Dobson. A.J. Dobson won in Round 3 at 5:00 by Decision (Unanimous).
Iasmin Lucindo vs. Polyana Viana
In the tenth bout, Iasmin Lucindo battled Polyana Viana and took the win by Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) in Round 2 at 3:42.
Khalil Rountree vs. Chris Daukaus
Right before the co-main event, Khalil Rountree prevailed over Chris Daukaus. Khalil Rountree won by TKO (Punches) at 2:40 of Round 1.
Cub Swanson vs. Hakeem Dawodu
In the co-main event, Cub Swanson defeated Hakeem Dawodu via Decision (Unanimous) at 5:00 of Round 2; Jason Herzog was the third man in the cage.
Vicente Luque vs. Rafael dos Anjos
In the main event, referee Mark Smith called an end to the bout at 5:00 of Round 5. Vicente Luque defeated Rafael dos Anjos by Decision (Unanimous).
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