It seemed the public tuned in for the stacked UFC Vegas 11 fight night card headlined by Colby Covington vs. Tyron Woodley.
UFC Vegas 11 reportedly drew more than 1 million unique viewers to ESPN+, according to The Athletic's Mike Coppinger. The impressive number is even more significant considering the NBA Eastern Conference Final and Stanley Cup Final.
UFC Fight Night headlined by Colby Covington-Tyrone Woodley pulled in more than 1 million unique viewers on ESPN+ on Saturday, sources tell @TheAthletic. A big number on its own, but especially considering the NBA Eastern Conference Final and Stanley Cup Final were that night— Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) September 23, 2020
It is worth remembering these are not flagship ESPN numbers, but the network's streaming service. The UFC canvas was littered with sponsors, suggesting companies were ready to mobilize on the additional eyeballs.
Saturday's event not only boasted Covington vs. Woodley, but also: Donald Cerrone vs. Niko Price, Khamzat Chimaev vs. Gerald Meerschaert, Johnny Walker vs. Ryan Spann, and Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos.
UFC Vegas 11 took place on Saturday, September 19 from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada with Colby Covington and Tyron Woodley headlining. Fightful provided live coverage of the event, which streams live on ESPN+.