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 ShowBuzz Daily.

The card took place at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile and saw Kamaru 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.

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