‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ Bout Order Finalized

Written by Tom Ngo
August 20th, 2014

UFC Bantamweight Demetrious Johnson

Chris Cariaso admitted that he might not deserve a crack at reigning flyweight king Demetrious Johnson (pictured) in UFC 178‘s main event, but he’s getting it anyways.

If you’re not sure the show’s featured attraction is worth $54.95, take a look at the depth of the card as a whole. It’s not too shabby.

Donald Cerrone welcomes octagon rookie Eddie Alvarez to the big leagues in the co-main event, while Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier get third-to-top billing.

Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero and Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes round out the main card.

The September 27 event takes place inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Here is the event’s official agenda:

Preliminary Card:

(UFC Fight Pass 7PM ET/4PM PT)

Manny Gamburyan vs. Cody Gibson

Kevin Lee vs. Jon Tuck

(Fox Sports 1 8PM ET/5PM PT)

Brian Ebersole vs. John Howard

Patrick Cote vs. Stephen Thompson

Jorge Masvidal vs. James Krause

Dominick Cruz vs. Takeya Mizugaki

Main Card:

(Pay-Per-View 10PM ET/7PM PT)

Cat Zingano vs. Amanda Nunes

Tim Kennedy vs. Yoel Romero

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier

Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez

Chris Cariaso vs. Demetrious Johnson (UFC flyweight champion champion)

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