There’s a new Twitch viewer record, and it happened during a boxing stream

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Twitch’s concurrent viewership record has been broken again. Spanish streamer Ibai Llanos Garatea (who goes by “Ibai” on the platform) hit a peak of more than 3.3 million concurrent viewers during a boxing event he hosted over the weekend, according to Twitch (via Eurogamer), crushing the previous record of nearly 2.5 million held by Spanish streamer TheGrefg.

Ibai’s event, La Velada del Año II, featured other content creators competing in the ring as well as some musical performances. Content…

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Author: Jay Peters