Kamaru Usman (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

UFC 278 Results: Edwards Wins Title With Fifth Round Head Kick

On Saturday, Aug. 20, the UFC hosted UFC 278: Usman vs. Edwards 2, live from the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City. The event featured a welterweight title bout between Kamaru Usman and Leon Edwards.

The UFC 278 early prelims aired live on UFC Fight Pass and ESPN+ at 6 p.m. ET, followed by the televised prelims on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET. From there, the action shifted to ESPN+ pay-per-view for the main card at 10 p.m. ET. Check below for full results.

Leon Edwards def. Kamaru Usman by knockout (head kick). Round 5, 4:04 – for the welterweight title
Paulo Costa def. Luke Rockhold by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Merab Dvalishvili def. Jose Aldo by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Lucie Pudilová def. Yanan Wu by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 4:04
Tyson Pedro def. Harry Hunsucker by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:05
Marcin Tybura vs. Alexandr Romanov by majority decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-28)
Jared Gordon def. Leonardo Santos by unanimous decision (30-27 x 3)
Sean Woodson vs. Luis Saldaña ends in a split draw (29-27, 27-29, 28-28)
Ange Loosa def. AJ Fletcher by unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Amir Albazi def. Francisco Figueiredo by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:34
Aoriqileng def. Jay Perrin by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Victor Altamirano def. Daniel da Silva by TKO (ground strikes). Round 1, 3:39