Almost three million people watched the fight between Teofimo Lopez Y Vasyl Lomachenko Saturday night via ESPN, only in the United States.
According to figures released today by Nielsen Media Research, Lopez Y Lomachenko they reached about 2.89 million viewers by the end of the fight.
The numbers of Lopez–Lomachenko they only include those who caught themselves through ESPN, not so with ESPN + or ESPN Sports.
It was this that made it the most watched contest on American television, in a three-year range, above the cross between Manny pacquiao Y Jeff Horn of 2017, which reached peaks 2.81 million viewers, only on the screen of Fox Sports.
The average fighting rating of López and Lomachenko
The entire transmission of the evening lasted 5 hours and 47 minutes, with an average of maximum close visibility simultaneously to 1.53 million people, throughout the seven fights of the night.
Until the previous Saturday, the show with the most viewers with broadcast of ESPN in 2020, it was was the section that was not Pay Per Event of the billboard that they starred Tyson fury Y Deontay Wilder.
The final thrill
Viewership numbers rose in the last four rounds, when the best of Teofimo Lopez Y Vasyl Lomachenko.
Lopez beat Lomachenko, who positioned himself as a 4-1 betting favorite in the most important fight of the “Covid-19 era”.
In turn, the posteriority added an audience when the controversial cards of the unanimous ruling were known.
It should be remembered that Julie Lederman indicated 119-109, while Tim cheatham scored 116-112. The rest, written by Steve Weisfeld sentenced 117-111.