Read about the epic showdown between Vicente Luque and Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Vegas 78. Find out who emerged victorious and the thrilling performances that captivated fans. Check out the full card results and relive the unforgettable night of action.
The highly anticipated UFC Vegas 78 event showcased an epic clash between Vicente Luque and Rafael dos Anjos. The night was filled with thrilling performances, including a record-tying seven first-round finishes. In the main event, Luque emerged victorious, snapping his two-fight losing streak with a unanimous decision win over dos Anjos.
Luque, known for his exceptional grappling skills, displayed a refined approach throughout the fight. Despite dos Anjos’ striking prowess, Luque’s clear striking ability proved to be the difference-maker. This win held significant meaning for Luque, as it marked his return to the octagon following a devastating brain injury in his previous bout against Geoff Neal.
The co-main event between Cub Swanson and Hakeem Dawodu was a closely contested battle that left fans divided. Swanson secured a unanimous decision victory, but accusations of ‘robbery’ emerged from disappointed fans. Many believed that Dawodu had done enough to earn the win, and even Swanson himself expressed surprise at the decision, claiming that he felt he had absorbed more shots.
In another thrilling matchup, Khalil Rountree Jr., a prominent UFC light heavyweight contender, delivered an emphatic first-round TKO victory over Chris Daukaus. Rountree’s clean left straight down the pipe sent Daukaus crashing to the canvas, securing Rountree’s fourth consecutive win.
The youngest women’s fighter on the UFC roster, Iasmin Lucindo, showcased her skills with a second-round submission victory over Polyana Viana. Lucindo utilized an arm-triangle choke to force Viana to tap, earning her second win of the year.
UFC Vegas 78 : Luque vs. dos Anjos Full Card Results
|Vicente Luque vs. Rafael dos Anjos||Luque def. dos Anjos via unanimous decision|
|Cub Swanson vs. Hakeem Dawodu||Swanson def. Dawodu via unanimous decision|
|Khalil Rountree Jr. vs. Chris Daukaus||Rountree Jr. def. Daukaus via first-round TKO|
|Iasmin Lucindo vs. Polyana Viana||Lucindo def. Viana via second-round submission|
The UFC Vegas 78 event delivered an unforgettable night of action, leaving fans eagerly anticipating the next thrilling matchups in the octagon.