UFC Fight Night 78: Live Results, Play-by-Play and Fight Card Highlights

Craig Amos@@CAABRMMAFeatured ColumnistNovember 21, 2015

MONTERREY, MEXICO - NOVEMBER 20:  (L-R) Opponents Neil Magny of the United States and Kelvin Gastelum of the United States face off during the UFC weigh-in at the Arena Monterrey on November 20, 2015 in Monterrey, Mexico. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
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UFC Fight Night 78 is in the books.

Neil Magny outpointed Kelvin Gastelum in an entertaining main event, notching a split decision. Filling in for Matt Brown on two weeks notice makes the victory all the more impressive for Magny, who survived a late rally from the favorite.

Ricardo lamas beat Diego Sanchez in the night's co-main event. The former title contender won the majority of excahnges and used a barrage of leg-kicks to debilitate his opponent, cruising to the victory.

Check out the quick results below for a recap of the event:

UFC Fight Night 78 Main Card

  • Neil Magny def. Kelvin Gastelum, split decision (48-47, 47-48, 48-47)
  • Ricardo Lamas def. Diego Sanchez, unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Henry Cejudo def. Jussier Formiga, split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27)
  • Erick Montano def. Enrique Marin, split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Enrique Barzola def. Horacio Gutierrez, unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)
  • Leandro Silva def. Efrain Escudero, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Prelims on Fox Sports 1

  • Erik Perez def. Taylor Lapilus, unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Bartosz Fabinski def. Hector Urbina, unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Alejandro Perez def. Scott Jorgensen, TKO (Round 2, 4:26)
  • Andre Fili def. Gabriel Benitez, TKO (Round 1, 3:13)

Prelims on UFC Fight Pass

  • Alvaro Herrera def. Vernon Ramos, TKO (Round 1, 0:30)
  • Polo Reyes def. Cesar Arzamendia, knockout (Round 1, 3:42)
  • Michel Prazeres def. Valmir Lazaro, split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Scroll down for Bleacher Report's live play-by-play coverage of UFC Fight Night 78.


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