UFC Fight Night 46 was the most-watched sporting broadcast in the history of Ireland's 3e on TV3.
If Dennis Bermudez wants to know why Conor McGregor is the promotion's featherweight darling, he should probably look at the ratings for UFC Fight Night 46.
The "McGregor vs. Brandao" mixed martial arts (MMA) event, which aired online via Fight Pass from inside O2 Arena in Dublin, was also televised domestically on Ireland's 3e, part of the TV3 network, and set a ratings record as the most-watched s 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
During the recent UFC broadcast from New Zealand, Mike Goldberg botched Jonah Lomu's name and sport in a moment that Australian media have said fuels the American stereotype of ignorance toward other countries.
News Corp Australia staff writers appear a bit less than thrilled with Mike Goldberg after his work over the weekend calling the action from the UFC's trip to New Zealand.
Right on the front page of News.com.au is the headline "UFC commentator’s massive fail" with the sub-header of "AMERI more
Following his second failed drug test within a matter of weeks, the UFC has officially removed former middleweight and light heavyweight contender Chael Sonnen from their broadcasts with Fox Sports. The UFC confirmed the news with a statement on their website Monday night: The UFC and FOX Sports organizations announced today the termination of their respective broadcasting services agreements with analyst Chael Sonnen. This decision comes in light of Sonnen failing a second test conducted by the more
The UFC’s broadcast rights deal with FOX Sports in 2011 was hailed as the beginning of a new era for both the UFC and MMA. Two and a half years into the deal, the state of the UFC-FOX union “has never been stronger,” an exec said.Filed under: News, UFC more
UFC Fight Night "Swanson vs. Stephens" averaged 704,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1 on Saturday night, according to a tvbythenumbers.com report. more
A big drop for the UFC and Fox Sports 1 in the ratings department as Cub Swanson and Jeremy Stephens (and the supporting cast) were unable to pull in significant viewing numbers
Last week was the first ever headlining spot for Cub Swanson and just the second for Jeremy Stephens. Swanson took an entertaining unanimous decision over Stephens in San Antonio to earn (likely) a title shot against the Jose Aldo/Chad Mendes winner. Unfortunately for Cub, his main event debut did not produce good rating more
The UFC kicked off the UFC 175 PPV broadcast with a couple of action-packed fights, the first between Marcus Brimage and Russell Doane, and the second between Uriah Hall and Thiago Santos. The UFC opened up the PPV portion of the UFC 175 fight card with a bantamweight contest between Marcus Brimage and Russell Doane, who fought to a questionable decision.
Russell Doane quickly went to work on the PPV curtain jerker, as he took Marcus Brimage down and proceeded to work for a rear-naked choke. He more
Ratings were strong across the board for MMA programming this past weekend.The prelims to UFC 175 on Saturday night drew 1 million viewers, the best number for a pay-per-view prelims show so far this year. That wasn't a surprise since UFC 175 was expected to be the year's biggest show so far, and Urijah Faber, who headlined the prelims, was the biggest star to appear this year on the pre-PPV shows on FS 1.The number was slightly ahead of the 936,000 viewers for the prelims of UFC 170 on Feb. 22, more