The UFC goes to Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah for the primary time since 2016, and for under the second time general. On August twentieth, welterweight champion Kamaru Usman will rematch Leon Edwards in the principle occasion of UFC 278. Usman defeated Edwards by unanimous resolution again in December 2015, however Edwards hasn’t misplaced since then and is lastly getting his first UFC title shot.
Additionally official for the cardboard is a bantamweight high contender bout between legendary former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Merab Dvalishvili. I’d prefer to suppose it’s a title eliminator however you by no means actually know. Former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold takes on Paulo Costa in Rockhold’s first battle since 2019. Additionally be careful for heavyweight prospect Alexandr Romanov getting a step up in competitors towards Marcin Tybura.
No bout order is about however listed below are the 12 fights confirmed for UFC 278:
Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards
Jose Aldo vs. Merab Dvalishvili
Luke Rockhold vs. Paulo Costa
Amir Albazi vs. Francisco Figueiredo
Marcin Tybura vs. Alexandr Romanov
Leonardo Santos vs. Jared Gordon
Wu Yanan vs. Lucie Pudilova
Tyson Pedro vs. Harry Hunsucker
Daniel Lacerda vs. Victor Altamirano
Aoriqileng vs. Jay Perrin
A.J. Fletcher vs. Ange Loosa
Sean Woodson vs. Luis Saldana