Source: UFC 155 Prelims Average 1.4 Million Viewers on FX Network
preliminary card averaged 1.4 million viewers during
Saturday’s broadcast on the FX network, according to an industry
That figure represents a slight increase from the UFC on Fox 5
prelims, which drew an average of 1.2 million viewers to FX on Dec.
8. UFC 148 remains the high-water mark for an FX preliminary card,
attracting an audience of 1.8 million to the network on July 7.
UFC 155 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was headlined
by a heavyweight title bout between Junior dos
Santos and Cain
Velasquez. Velasquez took a dominant five-round verdict to
recapture the belt and avenge a November 2011 loss to dos
The event’s two hour preliminary card featured four contests and
was highlighted by Eddie
Wineland’s unanimous decision triumph over Brad
Pickett in a key bantamweight affair. The prelims also saw
Jackson’s MMA product Erik Perez
earn his third straight first-round triumph in the Octagon, as he
Bloodworth 3:50 into the opening frame of their 135-pound
Earlier, former WEC titlist Jamie Varner
garnered a split-decision nod over Melvin
Guillard, while “The Ultimate Fighter 15” alumnus Myles Jury
controlled Blackzilians export Michael
Johnson for three rounds to take a unanimous decision.
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