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UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso

UFC 178
  • Saturday 09.27.2014 at 10:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: Fox Sports 1
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Zuffa, LLC
  • Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $2,200,000
  • Attendance: 10,544
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: 205,000 | TV Ratings: 697,000 avg. viewers (FS1 prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 11
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

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  • Performance of the Night
    Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier   |   $50,000 bonus to McGregor
  • Fight of the Night
    Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki   |   $50,000 bonus to Cruz
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Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Johnson vs. Cariaso (11)McGregor vs. Poirier (9)Masvidal vs. Krause (5)
  • John McCarthy
    Alvarez vs. Cerrone (10)Kennedy vs. Romero (8)
  • Jason Herzog
    Zingano vs. Nunes (7)Thompson vs. Cote (4)Lee vs. Tuck (2)
  • Chris Tognoni
    Cruz vs. Mizugaki (6)Howard vs. Ebersole (3)Gamburyan vs. Gibson (1)

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