UFC 78: Validation
Saturday, November 17, 2007
Prudential Center, Newark N.J.
*Akihiro Gono def. Tamdan McCrory by verbal tapout (armbar) – 3:18 rd. 2
Marcus Aurelio def. Luke Caudillo by TKO – 4:29 rd.1
Joe Lauzon def. Jason Reinhardt by rear-naked-choke – 1:14 rd.1
** Thiago Alves def. Chris Lytle by TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – 5:00 rd 2.
-At the end of the second round, two judges had it 19-19 while one had it 20-18 for Alves
Frankie Edgar def. Spencer Fisher by Unanimous Decision (30-27,30-27,30-26)
***Ed Herman def. Joe Doerksen by KO – 0:39 rd. 3
Karo Parisyan def. Ryo Chonan by Unanimous Decision (all 30-27)
Thiago Silva def. Houston Alexander by TKO – 3:25 rd. 1
Rashad Evans def. Michael Bisping by Split Decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)
*Gono won the submission of the night honors
**Alves and Lytle win fight of the night honors
***Herman won knockout of the night honors
ADCC News was live in Newark and will follow with pics and a full report.