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UFC Chile Pulls in Average of 870,000 Viewers

Viewership numbers for the main card of UFC Chile have been released and they aren't half bad. The FOX Sports 1 main card broadcast drew an average of 870,000 viewers (via MMAFighting.com). The event peaked at 1,143,000 viewers for the opening main card bout between Vicente Luque and Chad Laprise....

Escape the Mob Mentality: Facts About Kamaru Usman’s UFC Chile Performance

Leading into UFC Chile, I predicted Kamaru Usman would make a declarative statement against Demian Maia in response to criticism from his one-sided victory over Emil Meek and also as an opportunity to outshine his nemesis, Colby Covington, the last person to face and defeat Maia. I felt certain...

UFC Chile Bonuses: Andrea Lee’s Debut Earns ‘Fight of The Night’

Andrea Lee has nabbed some extra cash in her Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut. UFC Chile took place last night (May 19) inside Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. In the main event, Kamaru Usman defeated Demian Maia via unanimous decision. Tatiana Suarez submitted Alexa Grasso in the first round and Dominick Reyes stopped Jared...

5 Takeaways From UFC Chile

On Saturday night, UFC Chile was held in Santiago, Chile. Here are a few things we learned from yesterday's (May 19) fights. Vicente Luque wants a ranked opponent Luque's first-round KO of Chad Laprise marked his second straight dominant finish of a high quality challenger. Although he's only 26-years-old, the eight-fight...

UFC Chile Highlights: Kamaru Usman Thwarts Demian Maia (Video)

UFC Chile is in the books and the highlights have rolled out. In the main event of UFC Chile, welterweights Kamaru Usman and Demian Maia collided in Santiago, Chile. This was the most high-profile bout in Usman's career. After earning a unanimous decision victory, one would think that the fights...

UFC Chile Highlights: Claudio Puelles Submits Felipe Silva

Claudio Puelles pulled off quite the comeback against Felipe Silva. In a preliminary bout on the UFC Chile card, Puelles and Silva did battle inside the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. Puelles was down in the fight and was battered in the second round. Silva came close to finishing the fight. Puelles ended up pulling...
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UFC Chile Post-Fight Press Conference Live Tonight (May 19)

Once the UFC Chile event has wrapped up, you can view a live stream of the post-fight press conference. The event is taking place inside the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. In the main event, welterweights Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman will collide. Maia is looking to avoid his third straight loss, while Usman...

UFC Chile Predictions: Is This Kamaru Usman’s Time?

It's almost time for UFC Chile. Tonight (May 19), UFC Chile takes place inside the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. The headliner will feature welterweight action. Demian Maia will go one-on-one with Kamaru Usman. In the co-main event, strawweights Alexa Grasso and Tatiana Suarez will collide. Will this be Kamaru Usman's coming-out party? Who will...

Demian Maia on Kamaru Usman: ‘His Stuff is Not Just Hype’

Demian Maia certainly isn't brushing off Kamaru Usman's legitimacy. Tonight (May 19), Maia will share the Octagon with Usman in the main event of UFC Chile. The event takes place inside the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. This will be the UFC's debut in Chile. Originally, Usman was supposed to meet Santiago Ponzinibbio. When "Gente...

UFC Chile Ceremonial Weigh-ins Live Stream Tonight (May 18) at 6 p.m. ET

Before the big UFC Chile event tomorrow night (May 19), peep the live ceremonial weigh-ins. Earlier today, 26 fighters on the UFC Chile card tipped the scales. All fights have been made official and every fighter on the card made weight. This of course includes headliners Demian Maia and Kamaru Usman....

UFC Chile Weigh-in Results: All Fighters Make Weight

It was smooth sailing at the UFC Chile weigh-ins. Tomorrow night (May 19), UFC Chile takes place inside the Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. In the main event, welterweights Kamaru Usman and Demian Maia will do battle. Maia tipped the scales at 171 pounds, while Usman clocked in at 170 pounds. In...

5 UFC Chile Prospects To Keep Your Eye On

UFC Chile takes place this Saturday at Movistar Arena in Santiago, Chile. It's the UFC's first trip to Chile and while at first glance this looks like a card barren of high-powered name value, if you dig a little deeper there are a number of fighters to pay attention...

Kamaru Usman: It’s My Time Now

With an 11-fight unbeaten streak as well as being 7-0 in the UFC, Kamaru Usman is looking to continue his surge to the mountaintop with a win over Demian Maia at UFC Chile. The 31-year-old has been competing for only six years following his strong wrestling career at the University...

Andrea Lee Shares Thoughts Ahead of UFC Chile Debut

This Saturday night at UFC Chile, Andrea “KGB” Lee (8-2) will be making her UFC debut against Veronica Macedo (5-1-1) on the main card. Speaking with James Lynch on Fightful.com, Andrea Lee spoke about her approach for the upcoming fight. Lee would love to make a big splash overseas,...

Brandon Moreno vs. Alexandre Pantoja on Tap For UFC Chile

It looks like Brandon Moreno may have found his replacement opponent in Alexandre Pantoja. Combate is reporting that Pantoja will be replacing Ray Borg at UFC Chile to take on Moreno. Borg was removed from the card due to a family emergency. His infant son has undergone two emergency surgeries. Pantoja will...