The event was a spectacle of intensity, boasting an astonishing seven first-round finishes out of a total of nine bouts featured on the 13-fight card. The main and co-main attractions of the evening showcased remarkable triumphs, epitomizing the exceptional skills of Vicente Luque and the enduring legacy of Cub Swanson.
Vicente Luque, holder of the #10 welterweight rank, entered the Octagon with an unyielding spirit, pitted against none other than the former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos. The closely contested encounter exhibited a masterclass of skills from both fighters.
The arena witnessed a symphony of striking combinations as Luque and Dos Anjos exchanged blows, showcasing their prowess in the stand-up game. Luque's defensive prowess shone through as he thwarted Dos Anjos' grappling endeavors. As the bout progressed into the fifth and final round, Luque's adept wrestling proved to be the pivotal factor that secured his victory.
In the co-main event of the featherweight division, the revered Hall of Famer Cub Swanson squared off against the ascending knockout artist Hakeem Dawodu. The bout spanned a full three rounds of exhilarating striking action. Dawodu exhibited dominance in the significant strikes department, while Swanson showcased his versatility with moments of success on the canvas. Ultimately, the judges ruled in favor of Swanson, solidifying his triumph in a battle that showcased his seasoned expertise and unwavering determination. You can check the results below.
UFC Vegas 78 Results
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