UFC 78: Validation
- Welterweight bout: Akihiro Gono vs. Tamdan McCrory
- Gono defeated McCrory via submission (armbar) at 3:19 of round 2.
- Lightweight bout: Marcus Aurelio vs. Luke Caudillo
- Aurelio defeated Caudillo via TKO (strikes) at 4:29 of round 1.
- Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon vs. Jason Reinhardt
- Lauzon defeated Reinhardt via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:14 of round 1. This preliminary bout was aired on the broadcast.
- Welterweight bout: Thiago Alves vs. Chris Lytle
- Alves defeated Lytle via TKO (doctor stoppage) at 5:00 of round 2.
- Lightweight bout: Spencer Fisher vs. Frank Edgar
- Edgar defeated Fisher via unanimous decision (30–27, 30–27, 30–26).
- Middleweight bout: Ed Herman vs. Joe Doerksen
- Herman defeated Doerksen via KO (punch) at 0:39 of round 3.
- Welterweight bout: Karo Parisyan vs. Ryo Chonan
- Parisyan defeated Chonan via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
- Light heavyweight bout: Houston Alexander vs. Thiago Silva
- Silva defeated Alexander via KO (Punches) at 3:25 of round 1.
- Light heavyweight bout: Michael Bisping vs. Rashad Evans
- Evans defeated Bisping via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).