Austin Trout vs. Terrell Gausha Averages 208,000 Viewers For Entire FS1 Broadcast

PBC's latest card on FS1 barely managed to draw more than 200,000 viewers for the entire broadcast.

According to Showbuzz Daily, the May 25 PBC on FS1 main card averaged 208,000 viewers and a 0.03 rating in the 18-49 demographic. The final rating in the 18-49 demo was 147th on cable for the entire day.

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The fight had to compete directly with Game 6 of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks, which averaged 6.234 million viewers on TNT. The card also had to compete directly with the Top Rank on ESPN card that was headlined by Jamel Herring vs. Masayuki Ito for the WBO super featherweight title. That card averaged 556,000 viewers and drew a 0.38 household rating.

In the main event, Trout and Gausha fought to a controversial split draw that saw one judge score the bout in favor of Trout 96-94, one judge score in favor of Gausha 99-91 and the third judge score the bout even at 95-95. Also on the card was rising junior middleweight prospect Chordale Booker winning a 10-round decision against Wale Omotoso, picking up the victory with scores of 100-90 on all three judges' scorecards.

PBC's next televised card will take place on June 1 with an FS1 card that will be headlined by a welterweight matchup between Devon Alexander and Ivan Redkach. The next PBC on Fox card will take place on June 23 with Tony Harrison and Jermell Charlo having a rematch for the WBC junior middleweight title.

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