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UFC 278: Usman vs Edwards 2 - Official Results

Written by: Jean Marc Valente
Updated October 14, 2022
11 min read
  • Leon Edwards knocks out Kamaru Usman in the last minute to become the new undisputed UFC Welterweight champion
  • Paulo Costa and Luke Rockhold put on a bonus winning fight of the night performance
  • Merab Dvalishvili adds a win over legend Jose Aldo to his resume
  • Marcin Tybura ends Alexandr Romanov’s sixteen fight winning streak

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Ufc 278 Usman Vs Edwards 2 Official Results 22 8 2022

UFC 278 Main Card Results

Welterweight Championship Main Event

Leon Edwards defeats Kamaru Usman by KO (left high kick) in round five (4:04)

Middleweight Co-Main Event

Paolo Costa defeats Luke Rockhold by unanimous decision: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Bantamweight Bout

Merab Dvalishvili defeats Jose Aldo Jr. by unanimous decision 29-28, 29-28, 30-27

Women’s Bantamweight Bout

Lucie Pudilova defeats Yanan Wu by TKO (elbows) in round two (4:04)

Light Heavyweight Bout

Tyson Pedro defeats Harry Hunsucker by TKO (strikes) in round one (1:05)

UFC 278 Prelims Results

Heavyweight Bout

Marcin Tybura defeats Alexandr Romanov by majority decision: 29-28, 29-28, 28-28

Lightweight Bout

Jared Gordon defeats Leonardo Santos by unanimous decision: 30-27, 30-27, 30-27

Featherweight Bout

Sean Woodson vs Luis Saldana ends in a split draw: 29-27, 27-29, 28-28

Welterweight Bout

Ange Loosa defeats AJ Fletcher by unanimous decision: 29-27, 29-28, 29-28

UFC 278 Early Prelims Results

Flyweight Bout

Amir Albazi defeats Francisco Figueiredo by rear naked choke submission in round one (4:34)

Bantamweight Bout

Aori Qileng defeats vs Jay Perrin by unanimous decision: 29-28, 29-28, 29-28

Flyweight Bout

Victor Altamirano defeats Daniel Da Silva by TKO (strikes) in round one (3:39)

Overall Event Stats & Performance Bonuses

Knockouts: 4

Submissions: 1

Judges decisions: 7

Fight of the night bonus: Paulo Costa ($50,000), Luke Rockhold ($50,000).

Performance bonus: Leon Edwards ($50,000), Victor Altamirano ($50,000).

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Jean Marc Valente is a freelance content creator and artist with a passion for MMA and an undying admiration for its athletes. This admiration led Jean Marc to starting his own MMA blog in 2019 and he has been covering combat sports over various platforms ever since.
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