UFC Fight Night 68 Viewership Up Thanks To A Crazy Night Of Fights

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Jun 6, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; Dan Henderson (blue gloves) celebrates his win against Tim Boetsch (not pictured) during UFC Fight Night at the Smoothie King Center. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

UFC Fight Night 68 took place this past Saturday night (June 6, 2015) at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event aired on FOX Sports 1 and featured a great night of fights.

The event’s preliminary card featured four bouts and averaged 782,000 viewers from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm. EST, while the main card featured six bouts and averaged 950,000 viewers from 10:00 pm -12:33 am.EST.

The event’s viewership is up compared to the last UFC Fight Night event on FOX Sports 1, which was UFC Fight Night 67 on May 30th.

UFC Fight Night 67 averaged 813,000 viewers during its main card that was headlined by Carlos Condit vs. Thiago Alves.

There was a total of twelve bouts featured on the UFC Fight Night 68 card, six on the preliminary and six on the main card.

The main card did a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating, according to Sportstvratings.com.

The event was headlined by a middleweight battle between Dan Henderson and no. 13 Tim Boetsch, while the co-main event was a heavyweight bout between no. 13 Matt Mitrione vs. no. 9 Ben Rothwell.