Source: UFC 157 Prelims Attract 1.27 Million Viewers on FX
undercard averaged 1.27 million viewers during its
Saturday-night broadcast on cable network FX, Sherdog.com confirmed
with an industry source on Tuesday.
UFC 157 took place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., and was
headlined by the first women’s bout in promotional history.
Rousey retained her bantamweight title in an exciting main
event, escaping an early rear-naked choke attempt from Liz
Carmouche to submit the “Girl-Rilla” with her patented
The evening’s seven-fight undercard began with a trio of bouts on
Facebook, highlighted by Kenny
Robertson’s unorthodox submission of Brock
Jardine. Four fights were then contested on FX, including an
early “Fight of the Year” nominee between Dennis
Bermudez and Matt Grice,
with Bermudez receiving a split decision from the cage-side
The two-hour FX broadcast also featured a heavyweight showdown
Schaub and Lavar
Johnson, as well as a pair of lightweight contests that saw
Chiesa and Sam Stout pick
up victories over Anton
Kuivanen and Caros Fodor,
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