Ultimate Fighting Championship: 78 - Validation

07/04/2008
  |  Buy to Own: 07/04/2008
  |  186 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Coverage of the 78th Ultimate Fighting Championship event held at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The main event features The Ultimate Fighter: Season 2 heavyweight champion Rashad Evans against Season 3's light heavyweight winner Michael Bisping. Additionally, PRIDE veterans Ryo Chonan and Akihiro Gono make their UFC debuts. Both fighters fought at 183 pounds in Japan, but with the UFC's inclusion of the 170 pound division each fighter moved down to fight at welterweight. Main Card: Light heavyweight bout: Rashad Evans vs. Michael Bisping, Welterweight bout: Karo Parisyan vs. Ryo Chonan, Light heavyweight bout: Houston Alexander vs. Thiago Silva, Lightweight bout: Spencer Fisher vs. Frank Edgar, Middleweight bout: Ed Herman vs. David Terrell. Preliminary Card: Welterweight bout: Akihiro Gono vs. Tamdan McCrory, Welterweight bout: Chris Lytle vs. Thiago Alves, Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon vs. Jason Reinhardt and Lightweight bout: Marcus Aurelio vs. Luke Caudillo.

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