UFC FIGHT NIGHT: KATTAR VS. IGE Drew Less Than One Million Viewers Last Wednesday
The event that saw Calvin Kattar beat Dan Ige in a five-round main event drew less than one million viewers last Wednesday night. Find out the total number of viewers who watched the latest fight night show.
UFC Fight Night: Kattar vs. Ige is the lowest watched ESPN show thus far.
According to the Nielsen Ratings System, the fight night show that saw Calvin Kattar beat Dan Ige in a five-round slugfest, Tim Elliott snap out of his three-fight losing streak by defeating Ryan Benoit, and Jimmie Rivera drop Cody Stamann, only averaged 536,000 viewers last Wednesday.
The fight night event became the lowest watched ESPN show since moving to the network, beating the UFC on ESPN 5 event, which featured Colby Covington vs. Robbie Lawler in the main event, with Jim Miller and Clay Guida as the co-main event.
To compare, the ratings are a far cry from the 1.070 million viewers that UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker received. UFC Fight Night: Woodley vs. Burns (1.021 million viewers), UFC Fight Night: Eye vs. Calvillo (908,000 viewers), and UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov (912,000 viewers) all beat Kattar vs. Ige by a couple thousand viewers as well.
The UFC on ESPN 13 prelims ended Saturday at No. 37 in the overall ratings with 434,000 average viewers for the 7 p.m. ET start time. The next scheduled event will be UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Shahbazyan this Saturday, August 1.