SAN JOSE – Ahead of Saturday’s UFC on FOX 12 event at San Jose’s SAP Center and a heavily anticipated headliner, MMAjunkie lead staff reporter John Morgan takes you inside the card.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
Overnight numbers for Saturday night's UFC on FOX 12 show were the second lowest in the series history, but with the main event starting at 9:53 p.m. and the overnights only covering up until 10 p.m.,, the final number would be expected to be considerably higher. The numbers are in for UFC on FOX 12 and the preliminary figures are 2.02 million viewers and an 0.8 in the coveted 18-49 demographic, according to TV By The Numbers.
For the night, FOX and NBC both tied for first place in the key demo more
UFC on Fox 12 hits San Jose, California, on Saturday, and the world will be watching one of the most exciting main events of the year.
No. 1-ranked welterweight contender Robbie Lawler takes on No. 5-ranked Matt Brown with a title shot on the line.
In the co-main event, No. 5-ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson battles veteran Antonio Rogerio Nogueira.
The 24 fighters competing on the card must first stand on the scale Friday to make weight. The weigh-ins will begin at 7 p.m. ET o more
The main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown won 'Fight of the Night' honours, while Anthony Johnson and Dennis Bermudez won performance bonuses for their efforts. In the main event of the evening, Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown lived up to the lofty expectations placed on them and produced an entertaining five-round battle that culminated in a unanimous decision victory for Robbie Lawler. Both fighters had their moments during the contest but it was ultimately Lawler who was the more techn more
Robbie Lawler has put in almost 13 full rounds against top-10 opposition in the past four months.
In 2014, mind you This isn't the prehistoric days of MMA, when SEG would take pretty much anyone in on off the street and let them fight in the UFC.
No, this is 2014, when all the opponents are killers. And Lawler has put in more rounds against ranked opposition, sluggers one and all, over the span of 133 days, than your typical top-tier fighter will fight in a year and a half.
If that doesn't tell more
One of the biggest questions Saturday night's UFC on FOX was to answer was, if you take a fight between legitimate top contenders that almost guarantees fireworks, but neither is a top-tier star, are there enough serious fans where it moves the ratings needle?
An important question was going to be answered for the UFC this past weekend. It wasn't just who was going to challenge Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title, although that was the key question of the night. It was: even if the names more
Saturday night's UFC on FOX 12 did almost identical numbers to almost every spring or summer show the promotion has done the past two years. The show was the most-watched show on either broadcast or cable in the U.S. in the key male adult demographics, as well as overall among those 18-49.
Saturday's twelfth FOX network prime time airing of UFC did normal patterned numbers, with a 1.5 rating and 2.5 million viewers, based on the final numbers that came in on Tuesday.The number is virtually ident more
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Watch UFC on FOX 12: Road to the Octagon for FOX's preview of the latest UFC event on July 26 in San Jose, Calif. In the main event, Robbie Lawler squares off against Matt Brown in the main event. Anthony Johnson faces Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in the co-main event. more