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UFC Vegas 78: Luque’s Unanimous Decision Win and Swanson’s Controversial Victory

Read about the exciting events at UFC Vegas 78, including Vicente Luque’s unanimous decision win and Cub Swanson’s controversial victory. Check out the complete results and highlights from the event.

UFC Vegas 78 took place last night at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event featured an intense Welterweight bout between Vicente Luque and Rafael dos Anjos, with Luque ultimately securing a unanimous decision victory. In the co-main event, Cub Swanson also claimed a unanimous decision win over Hakeem Dawodu, although the result was not without controversy.

Luque’s Impressive Performance

Vicente Luque showcased his skills and determination in the Welterweight showdown against Rafael dos Anjos. Despite facing a tough opponent, Luque managed to grind out a unanimous decision win. This victory marks a significant milestone for Luque, who has been on a comeback journey after suffering a brain hemorrhage almost a year ago. With this win, Luque not only proves that he is back in top form but also gains a boost of confidence moving forward.

Swanson’s Controversial Victory

In the co-main event, Cub Swanson faced off against Hakeem Dawodu in a thrilling matchup. Swanson emerged victorious with a unanimous decision win, but the result was met with some controversy. Fans and analysts have debated the judges’ decision, with some arguing that Dawodu deserved the win. Regardless of the controversy, Swanson can celebrate his hard-fought victory and continue his journey in the Featherweight division.

Other Notable Performances

While Luque and Swanson stole the spotlight with their wins, there were other standout performances at UFC Vegas 78 . Khalil Rountree showcased his dominance by stopping Chris Daukaus in the first round via technical knockout. This victory marks Rountree’s fourth consecutive win and solidifies his position as a rising star in the Light Heavyweight division. Terrance McKinney also deserves recognition for his impressive knockout victory over Mike Breeden. McKinney bounced back from a recent loss and secured his spot on the UFC roster.

Looking Ahead

With UFC Vegas 78 in the books, fighters are already looking ahead to their next challenges. Vicente Luque will use this win as a stepping stone to climb the Welterweight rankings and continue his pursuit of a title shot. Cub Swanson will aim to build on his controversial victory and prove his worth in the Featherweight division. As for Khalil Rountree and Terrance McKinney, they will seek to maintain their momentum and secure more impressive wins in their respective weight classes.

For more details on the UFC Vegas 78 event and a complete list of results, please visit the official UFC website.

Fighters Result
Vicente Luque Unanimous Decision Win
Cub Swanson Unanimous Decision Win
Khalil Rountree First Round TKO Win
Terrance McKinney First Round KO Win