This past weekend, MMA fans were treated to another UFC card in the form of UFC Fight Night: Blaydes vs. Volkov, which saw Curtis Blaydes score a unanimous decision win over former Bellator MMA Heavyweight Champion Alexander Volkov in the main event.
The fans tuned in for the five fight main card, which aired live on ESPN, as MMA Fighting reports the main card drew an average of 912,000 viewers. Other fights on the main card saw Josh Emmett defeat Shane Burgos, Raquel Pennington defeat Marion Reneau, Belal Muhammad defeat Lyman Good and Jim Miller defeat Roosevelt Roberts.
There was also a seven fight preliminary card that aired live on ESPN, with Bobby Green defeating Clay Guida in the featured spot, and that brought in an average of 513,000 viewers. Other fights on the preliminary card saw Tecia Torres defeat Brianna Van Buren, Marc-Andre Barriault defeat Oskar Piechota, Gillian Robertson defeat Cortney Casey, Justin Jaynes defeat Frank Camacho, Lauren Murphy defeat Roxanne Modafferi and Austin Hubbard defeat Max Rohskopf.
Up next for the UFC is UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Hooker, which is headlined by former UFC Interim Lightweight Champion Dustin Poirier facing Dan Hooker and the whole card will air live on ESPN this Saturday Night.