TUF Brazil Debut Draws 12 Million Viewers, UFC President Calls Out Rival Network (MMAWeekly.com)


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There’s no doubt that Brazil is becoming the mecca of the UFC when it comes to live audiences and TV ratings, and that continues to be true with the debut of The Ultimate Fighter in the South American country last week. Early estimations had the debut of the reality show, which landed on Globo TV Sunday night following the hugely popular Big Brother in Brazil, hitting the mark at around eight million viewers. Now, UFC president Dana White has revealed the real numbers for the show, and admits th view original article >>

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