ESPN’s coverage of the 2019 PFL World Championship was a hit on New Year’s Eve out of Madison Square Garden on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, drawing average US viewership of 395,000, with a peak audience surpassing 500,000, both ranking as all-time highs for the league. Live audience growth was up 94% over the 2018 PFL World Championship. For the 2019 season, PFL broadcasts on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes averaged 204,000 viewers. “We are thrilled the 2019 PFL World Championship event delivered such incredible results,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “New Year’s Eve is an ownable night in sports, and in just our second season, the PFL Championship is quickly becoming synonymous with the biggest celebration of the year. Before the ball drops in Times Square, six belts are raised, and six millionaires are made. That’s incredible drama unfolding for both avid and casual fight fans, and we’ll continue to deliver in 2020 and beyond.”