Company Officials Pleased with UFC 154 Prelim TV Ratings in Canada


Georges St-Pierre at UFC 145The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday announced that Canadian viewers shared in the excitement this past weekend around the highly anticipated return of UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre for UFC 154: St-Pierre vs. Condit.

The UFC 154 preliminary card, available on Sportsnet and TVA Sports in English and French Canada, respectively, posted impressive numbers with a cumulative reach of more than 1.5 million viewers tuning in to watch all or part of the broadcast.

In English Canada, the UFC 154 preliminary card was the most-watched UFC prelim ever on Sportsnet, attracting an average audience of 319,000 (2+). In French Canada, TVA Sports had an average audience of 177,000 (2+).

Overall, the UFC 154 prelims was the number one sports show of the evening in both English and French Canada on November 17 with an average of 496,000 Canadians watching the entire two-hour preliminary broadcast on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.

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