Report: UFC Fight Night Prague Preliminary Card Draws Over 200,000 Viewers


Last weekend, MMA fans were presented with a pair of international cards in the form of UFC Fight Night Prague and Bellator 217.

UFC Fight Night Prague saw their six fight main card stream live on ESPN+, but a seven bout preliminary card also aired live via ESPN 2. The seven fight preliminary card, with Dwight Grant defeating Carlo Pedersoli in the featured spot, brought in 271,000 viewers according to MMA Fighting.

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Other bouts on the portion of the card saw Gillian Robertson defeat Veronica Macedo, Damir Hadzovic defeat Marco Polo Reyes, Ismail Naurdiev defeat Michel Prazeres, Chris Fishgold defeat Daniel Teymur, Carlos Diego Ferreira defeat Rustam Khabilov and Damir Ismagulov defeat Joel Alvarez.

Bellator 217 would cap off the festivities with a four fight card airing via tape delay on the Paramount Network, with James Gallagher defeating Steven Graham in the main event. That show brought in a total of 349,000 viewers, with another 80,000 viewers coming via DVR.

The other fights on that card saw Myles Price defeat Peter Queally, Charlie Ward defeat Jamie Stephenson, Kiefer Crosbie defeat Daniel Olejniczak and Richie Smullen defeat Adam Gustab.

Up next for the UFC is UFC 235, with a four fight preliminary card airing live on ESPN, while Bellator MMA is off this weekend.

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