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.

Stay tuned to MMAWeekly.com for all the latest UFC news and updates.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Khabilov earns impressive win in Rotterdam prelims

  • 17 days ago
  • 1 views

The big hitters were on display during the UFC Fight Night Rotterdam prelim fights as Rustam Khabilov, Magnus Cedenblad, Josh Emmett and Reza Madadi all claimed victories. read news >>

UFC 198 Results: Antonio Rogerio Nogueira TKOs Patrick Cummins with First-Round Onslaught

  • 11 days ago
  • 18 views

Headlining the UFC Fight Pass prelims at UFC 198 on Saturday night, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira needed a win. In front of 45,000 home country fans, he got one. read news >>

Michael Chandler Will Battle Patricky Pitbull for Vacant Bellator Lightweight Title

  • 10 days ago
  • 2 views

Following the release of former lightweight champion Will Brooks, Bellator officials quickly followed up with an announcement to fill the vacancy. read news >>

Bellator 155: Carvalho vs. Manhoef Prelims LIVE Stream at 7pm ET on MMAWeekly.com

  • 5 days ago
  • 55 views

Watch the Bellator 155: Carvalho vs. Manhoef preliminary bouts LIVE STREAM on MMAWeekly.com on Friday at 7 p.m. ET. read news >>

Titan FC Has Signed Carina Damm, Its First Female Fighter

  • 20 days ago
  • 6 views

Titan FC officials on Thursday revealed to MMAWeekly.com that the promotion has inked its first deal with a female fighter. read news >>