UFC 178 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

Craig Amos@@CAABRMMAFeatured ColumnistSeptember 27, 2014

USA Today

UFC 178 is now in the books.

Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defended his title in style, submission an overmatched Chris Cariaso via submission midway through Round 2.

In the co-main event of the evening, Donald Cerrone provided a rude UFC welcoming for Eddie Alvarez, debilitating him with leg-kick enroute to a unanimous decision victory in what was a superb fight.

The other big winner from UFC 178 was Dominick Cruz, who returned to action triumphantly after a three-year layoff, knocking out Takeya Mizugaki in 1:01.

For a complete recap of the event check out the quick results below:

UFC 178 Main Card

  • Demetrious Johnson def. Chris Cariaso, submission (Round 2, 2:29)
  • Donald Cerrone def. Eddie Alvarez, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Conor McGregor def. Dustin Poirier, TKO (Round 1, 1:46)
  • Yoel Romero def. Tim Kennedy, TKO (Round 3, 0:58)
  • Cat Zingano def. Amanda Nunes, TKO (Round 3, 1:21)

Fox Sports 1 Prelims

  • Dominick Cruz def. Takeya Mizugaki, TKO (Round 1, 1:01)
  • Jorge Masvidal def. James Krause, unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Stephen Thompson def. Patrick Cote, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
  • Brian Ebersole def. John Howard, split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

UFC Fight Pass Prelims

  • Kevin Lee def. Jon Tuck, unanimous decision (30-26,30-26, 30-26)
  • Manny Gamburyan def. Cody Gibson, submission (Round 2, 4:56)

For a more thorough account of UFC 178 scroll down to read Bleacher Report's play-byplay coverage.

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