UFC on Fuel TV 4 averaged 211,000 viewers for its Wednesday
night broadcast on the Fox-owned cable network, making it the
promotion's second-highest rated event in the series to date.
Sherdog.com confirmed the viewership figure with an industry source
on Thursday. UFC on Fuel TV 4 trails only the UFC's inaugural event
on the channel, which netted an average of 217,000 viewers in
February. Wednesday's show surpassed the second and third events on
Fuel, which earned 197,000 and 173,000 viewers, respectively.
UFC on Fuel TV 4 was headlined by a pivotal middleweight
confrontation between Chris
Weidman and Mark Munoz
and featured six fights in total. Weidman dominated his fellow NCAA
Division I All-American wrestler in the main event, taking him down
and controlling him in round one and then ending his night with a
counter right elbow and ground-and-pound in the second frame.
The televised card also saw Aaron
Simpson make a successful welterweight debut by outpointing
Robertson, while James Te
Huna fought through a broken hand and foot to spoil Joey
Beltran's foray at 205 pounds. The main draw was immediately
preceded by the preliminary card stream on Facebook, which was
highlighted by a “Submission of the Night” winning performance from
Caceres, who ensnared Damacio
Page in a triangle choke in the second round of their