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UFC 178: Matches to Make for the Entire Fight Card

As expected, Demetrious Johnson made it look easy against Chris Cariaso at UFC 178. The 125-pound champion was able to go to the ground with his challenger in the first and second rounds, eliminating Cariaso 's striking from the equation. Show More Summary

Dana White: Conor McGregor Bigger Than GSP and Brock Lesnar

UFC 178 represented a notorious coming out party for Conor McGregor, who Dana White now calls the biggest star in UFC history. Yes, you read that correctly. After just four fights, the UFC president has conceded that the Irish featherweight...Show More Summary

Which UFC Champ Has the Best Shot at Securing Gold in Another Weight Class?

Nine individuals hold a championship title in the UFC. All have achieved greatness by defeating the best to reign atop their division. In that, some current and former champions have flirted with the idea of changing weight classes to...Show More Summary

NSAC Director Bennett: 'Very Slim' Chance Romero Win Gets Overturned

Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett feels the chances are "very slim" that the governing body would overrule a Yoel Romero Round 3 TKO over Tim Kennedy at UFC 178—in the event an appeal is filed by Kennedy's...Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy had a pretty rough go of it at UFC 178. After nine minutes of eating devastating punches from Yoel Romero, Kennedy nearly finished Romero before the horn signaled the end of the second round. When the bell sounded to start Round 3, however, Romero didn't get off his stool. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Donald Cerrone

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone kept his strong ride going at UFC 178 at the expense of debuting former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. While the fight was viewed by many as a coming-out party for Alvarez, Cerrone took the opportunity to show...Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Takeya Mizugaki

Takeya Mizugaki finds himself in much the same place as Dustin Poirier right now. Both men are well inside the top 10, and both were simply outclassed by superior opposition at UFC 178. With Dominick Cruz coming back from a lengthy layoff, many expected Mizugaki to keep the fight relatively competitive. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Eddie Alvarez

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez made his long-awaited UFC debut at UFC 178 opposite Donald Cerrone. It did not go especially well for him. While Alvarez put on a strong showing against one of the top lightweights of...Show More Summary

As Donald Cerrone Outguns Him, Eddie Alvarez Reminds Us UFC Debuts Ain't Easy

It took approximately 10 seconds for the doubts to start creeping in. As soon as referee John McCarthy said the words and Eddie Alvarez bounded out to the center of the cage to meet Donald Cerrone in the co-main event of Saturday’s UFC...Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Dustin Poirier

It was a short night for Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. Even Conor McGregor probably expected the fight to go at least a couple more minutes. Whether Poirier can still climb the ladder to the top of the division remains to be seen, but there’s no doubt his stock has dropped after Saturday night. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Yoel Romero

Yoel Romero earned his biggest win to date by defeating Tim Kennedy, but it comes with something of an asterisk. After two back-and-forth rounds, Romero found himself on wobbly legs from a series of uppercuts from Kennedy. Romero's corner controversially left Romero's stool in the cage in order to buy him extra time to recover. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Chris Cariaso

Chris Cariaso may have been outclassed by flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson at UFC 178, but the 33-year-old still has plenty to offer the division. It’s unlikely he will ever make it back into the title picture, given how soundly he was beaten by the champion. Show More Summary

UFC 178 Results: 3 Fights to Make for Demetrious Johnson

Can Demetrious Johnson actually get any better? His bout with Chris Cariaso at UFC 178 was certainly a mismatch, but his victory was arguably even more emphatic than most expected. No longer content to simply outpoint his foes, Johnson...Show More Summary

UFC 178: Full PPV Results, Bonus Award Winners and More

The UFC 178 pay-per-view was one of the best of 2014 thus far, and the results from the card headlined by the championship match between Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso made for an unforgettable event. As if Johnson retaining the UFC Flyweight Championship wasn ’t enough, the co-headlining Donald Cerrone vs. Show More Summary

Dominick Cruz: Fights for Him to Take Next? Only One Fight Makes Sense

For Dominick Cruz, it would appear the hard part is over. Just making it into the cage at UFC 178 was a victory for the former bantamweight king. After then going on to steamroll Takeya Mizukagi within a matter of seconds, it almostShow More Summary

UFC 178 Results: Burning Questions Heading into Fight Nights 53, 54

UFC 178 is in the books. The results are as follows: 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. Show More Summary

Conor McGregor: Ricky Hatton or Naseem Hamed, Babyface or Heel?

After dispatching Dustin Poirier inside of two minutes at UFC 178, even Conor McGregor ’s most cynical critics would have to concede that he has something a little bit special. The Irishman isn ’t all talk. The hype would appear to be...Show More Summary

The Good, Bad and Strange from UFC 178

There was a lot of anticipation in the buildup to UFC 178, and the bar of expectation was set as high as any card in recent memory. A handful of high-profile scraps littered the lineup, and everything built toward the three big fights at the top of the card. Show More Summary

Grades for Every UFC 178 Main Card Fighter

The UFC's most wildly anticipated card of the year is in the books, as UFC 178 delivered some enjoyable scraps in Las Vegas on Saturday. It was a wonderful marriage of a good card on paper producing a good card in practice—the type of...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Video Highlights: Irish Phenom Knocks out Dustin Poirier

There is hype and then there is action. One is the domain of those who are being, who have corralled a reputation and a spot and have established themselves inside the middle. The action is the becoming. And Conor McGregor did quiteShow More Summary

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