UFC Fight Night Chile Averages 870,000 Viewers for Main Card on FS1
By: Tristen Critchfield May 22, 2018
UFC Fight Night 129 averaged 870,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1 this
past Saturday, according to
The card took place at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile and saw
Usman take a five-round decision over Demian Maia
in the evening’s welterweight headliner. Usman was originally
scheduled to face Santiago
Ponzinibbio, who withdrew from the card due to an injury.
UFC Fight Night 129 went head-to-head with the NBA playoff game
between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics as well as a
Showtime boxing card headlined by Badou Jack vs. Adonis Stevenson.
The playoff game drew 6.8 million viewers, while boxing attracted
an average audience that peaked at 535,000.
Meanwhile, the preliminary card, which featured a welterweight
clash between Zak
Cummings and Michel
Prazeres, averaged 254,000 viewers on FS2.