UFC Vegas 78 Results: Vicente Luque Caps Off Record-Setting Night With Big Win

São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil, October 28, 2017. UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida. Middleweight category fight – Vicente Luque vs. Niko Price.


The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned this weekend with UFC Vegas 78 at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In the main event of the night, Vicente Luque and Rafael dos Anjos went head-to-head in a welterweight bout. The co-main event, meanwhile, featured a featherweight showdown between Hakeen Dawodu and Cub Swanson.

When it was all said and done, it was Luque and Swanson who capped off the night with two upset victories. Luque earned his win with some dominant control, while Swanson earned a controversial decision.

But the real story was earlier in the night.

To kick off UFC Vegas 78, there were seven straight finishes — with six coming in the first round. Included in the finishes was a dominant performance from up-and-comer Luana Santos, and only the third twister in UFC history courtesy of Da’Mon Blackshear.

With Khalil Rountree’s first-round knockout on the main card, UFC Vegas 78 tied a promotional record for the most first-round finishes in an event.

If you missed out on the action, we have you covered.

A full look at the results from UFC Vegas 78 can be seen below.

UFC Vegas 78 Results

  • Vicente Luque def. Rafael dos Anjos via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47)
  • Cub Swanson def. Hakeem Dawodu via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Khalil Rountree def. Chris Daukaus via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:40
  • Iasmin Lucindo vs. Polyana Viana via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:42
  • AJ Dobson def. Tafon Nchukwi via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Josh Fremd def. Jamie Pickett via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Marcus McGhee def. JP Buys via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 2:19
  • Terrence McKinney def. Mike Breeden via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:25
  • Isaac Dulgarian def. Francis Marshall via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:48
  • Martin Buday def. Josh Parisian via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 4:11
  • Jaqueline Amorim def. Montserrat Conejo via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 3:41
  • Da’Mon Blackshear def. Jose Johnson via submission (twister) – Round 1, 3:47
  • Luana Santos def. Juliana Miller via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:41
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