UFC 148 Prelims Reach New FX Ratings High with 1.8 Million Viewers
The undercard special for UFC
averaged 1.8 million viewers on FX, a new high for a live
UFC broadcast on the Fox-owned cable network.
Sherdog.com confirmed the figure with an industry source Tuesday
morning. The viewership figure surpasses the previous high of 1.6
million viewers set by the UFC
145 prelims in April.
UFC 148 took place Saturday at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The evening’s main card saw UFC middleweight champion Anderson
Silva defend his belt for the 10th time by stopping challenger
Sonnen in the second round of their highly anticipated
The preliminary broadcast on FX contained four bouts, all of which
went the distance and resulted in unanimous decisions. Lightweight
Roller used his superior wrestling to top former WEC and UFC
title challenger John Alessio,
while middleweight Constantinos
Philippou survived a scary, accidental eye poke to outlast
Fukuda. In two other lightweight bouts, Khabib
Nurmagomedov kept his perfect record intact by using his
aggressive, windmilling style to outpoint lightweight staple
Tibau, and hard-hitting Melvin
Guillard bested Royler
Gracie jiu-jitsu black belt Fabricio
Camoes to close out the FX broadcast.
Prior to the televised offering, a lightweight contest between
six-time UFC vet Rafaello
Oliveira and Floridian prospect Yoislandy
Izquierdo was streamed live on Facebook. Oliveira outpointed
“Cuba” to hand him his second straight Octagon defeat.
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