UFC 78 Results – Winners & Highlights

Event: UFC 78: Validation
Date: Sat., Nov. 17, 2007
Venue: Prudential Center
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Total Fights: 9

UFC 78 featured a fight card with numerous finishes, with a main event war between Rashad Evans and Michael Bisping. UFC 78 happend on Saturday, November 17, 2007. The main card kicked off at 5:00 PM ET and didn’t wrap up until around 7:00 PM ET. This event had 9 fights. In the co-main event, Rashad Evans defeated Michael Bisping via Decision (Split) in round 3.

UFC 78 results

Starting from the first fight ending with the main event. Here is a full list of results from UFC 78. Be sure to check out UFC 78 bonuses and payouts.

Akihiro Gono def. Tamdan McCrory via Submission (Armbar) – Round 2, 3:19
Marcus Aurelio def. Luke Caudillo via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 4:29
Joe Lauzon def. Jason Reinhardt via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) – Round 1, 1:14
Thiago Alves def. Chris Lytle via TKO (Doctor Stoppage) – Round 1, 5:00
Frankie Edgar def. Spencer Fisher via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Ed Herman def. Joe Doerksen via KO (Punch) – Round 3, 0:39
Karo Parisyan def. Ryo Chonan via Decision (Unanimous) – Round 3, 5:00
Thiago Silva def. Houston Alexander via TKO (Punches) – Round 1, 3:25
Rashad Evans def. Michael Bisping via Decision (Split) – Round 3, 5:00

‘Validation’ complete results

Akihiro Gono vs. Tamdan McCrory
Akihiro Gono defeated Tamdan McCrory by Submission (Armbar) at 3:19 in round 2.

Marcus Aurelio vs. Luke Caudillo
Marcus Aurelio pulled out a win against Luke Caudillo in round 1 by TKO (Punches).

Joe Lauzon vs. Jason Reinhardt
Joe Lauzon bested Jason Reinhardt in round 1 at Submission (Rear-Naked Choke).

Thiago Alves vs. Chris Lytle
Thiago Alves got the victory over Chris Lytle by TKO (Doctor Stoppage) in round 2 at 5:00.

Frankie Edgar vs. Spencer Fisher
The fifth bout ended at 5:00 of round 3 with Frankie Edgar defeating Spencer Fisher by Decision (Unanimous).

Ed Herman vs. Joe Doerksen
Joe Doerksen lost to Ed Herman at 0:39 of round 3 via 3.

Karo Parisyan vs. Ryo Chonan
Karo Parisyan got the better of Ryo Chonan and won by Decision (Unanimous) in round 3 at 5:00.

Thiago Silva vs. Houston Alexander
The night’s co-main event ended at 3:25 of round 1 with Thiago Silva defeating Houston Alexander by TKO (Punches).

Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping
In the main event, Rashad Evans defeated Michael Bisping by Decision (Split) in round 3.

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