UFC Fight Night Utica Averages 517,000 Viewers on FS1 for Friday Event
By: Tristen Critchfield Jun 4, 2018
UFC Fight Night 131 attracted an average audience of 517,000
viewers for its main card Friday on Fox Sports 1, according to
That is the lowest ratings for a UFC Fight Night televised event
thus far in 2018. The previous low occurred less than one week
prior, as UFC Fight Night Liverpool, headlined by a welterweight
clash between Darren Till
Thompson, drew an average of 552,000 viewers to FS1 for a
Sunday matinee offering on May 27.
UFC Fight Night 131 took place at Adirondack Bank Center in Utica,
N.Y., and saw Marlon
Moraes knock out Jimmie
Rivera 33 seconds into their bantamweight headliner. In the
co-main event, Gregor
Gillespie submitted Vinc Pichel
in the second round in a lightweight affair.
Meanwhile, the UFC Fight Night 131 prelims averaged 322,000 viewers
on FS1. In the featured bout on that portion of the card, Sijara
Eubanks outpointed Lauren
Murphy in a battle of “Ultimate Fighter 26” cast members.