The UFC 205 prelims garnered 1,801,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1. Featured fights included Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson and Frankie Edgar vs. Jeremy Stephens.
While the number was impressive, it’s not the highest audience for UFC prelims. That record is 1,931,000 viewers, which the FUC did prior to UFC 194, where Conor McGregor won the featherweight title from Jose Aldo. Coming in second is the 1,843,000 viewers the prelims before UFC 196: McGregor vs. Diaz.
The 205 prelims are now the third most watched UFC prelims on FOX Sports 1, up from the UFC 200 prelims, which garnered a viewership of 1,768,000 viewers.