Completed MMA Event

UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2

UFC 278
  • Saturday 08.20.2022 at 06:30 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: Pay Per View | Prelims: ABC
  • Promotion: Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • Ownership: Endeavor
  • Venue: Vivint Arena
  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • TV Announcers: Jon Anik, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier
  • Ring Announcer: Bruce Buffer
  • Post-Fight Interviews: Joe Rogan
  • Ticket Revenue (live gate): $4,297,655
  • Attendance: 18,321
  • PPV Buys / Buyrate: N/A | TV Ratings: 972,000 avg viewers (ABC prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 12
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Fight Card

Cancelled & Fizzled Bouts

Honors & Awards

  • Performance of the Night
    Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards II   |   $50,000 bonus to Edwards
  • Fight of the Night
    Paulo Costa vs. Luke Rockhold   |   $50,000 bonus to each fighter
  • Performance of the Night
    Victor Altamirano vs. Daniel da Silva   |   $50,000 bonus to Altamirano

Referees

  • Herb Dean
    Usman vs. Edwards II (12)Pudilová vs. Wu (9)Gordon vs. Santos (6)
  • Mike Beltran
    Costa vs. Rockhold (11)Pedro vs. Hunsucker (8)Woodson vs. Saldaña (5)Fletcher vs. Loosa (4)
  • Jason Herzog
    Aldo vs. Dvalishvili (10)Tybura vs. Romanov (7)
  • Dave Seljestad
    Albazi vs. Figueiredo (3)Altamirano vs. da Silva (1)
  • Tyler Tomlinson
    Aoriqileng vs. Perrin (2)

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