Cris “Cyborg” Justino is a rating draw for the UFC.
The UFC Fight Night 95 main card did an average of 1.109 million viewers from 10 pm – 1 am eastern standard time. This is the up from the UFC Fight Night 94 main card, which drew 826,000 viewers. UFC FN 95 was the highest watched Fight Night event since March of this year and overall, the event was the 8th highest rating for a FOX Sports 1 Fight Night main card since UFC debuted on the network in August of 2013.
UFC Fight Night 95 took place on September, Saturday 24th at Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in the Brazilian capital of Brasilia and featured Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg in the main event while the co-main event featured Renan Barao vs. Phillipe Nover. Rounding out the main card was Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva, Francisco Trinaldo vs. Paul Felder, and Godofredo Pepey vs. Mike De La Torre.
The prelims for the event drew 883,000 viewers, which is also up from the UFC FN 94 prelims that did 637,000 viewers. The event went up against stiff competition as the show went up against the Arkansas vs. Texas A&M game that did 3,872 million viewers on ESPN.
The UFC returns to television this Saturday with UFC Night 96 from the Moda Center in Portland, Ore. The UFC Fight Pass prelims will begin at 7:15 p.m. ET with four bouts while the FOX Sports 2 prelims air at p.m. ET with four bouts. The main card will begin at 11 p.m. ET on FS1 with four bouts.