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The Neilsen ratings for Saturday's UFC on FOX show were the highest in one year, but not two years, when the final numbers came out Tuesday.The show, headlined by Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's first-round win over Alexander Gustafsson that earned Johnson a title shot at light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, did a 1.8 rating and 3,049,000 viewers. That beat the past three shows on FOX, but was slightly down from the 1.9 rating and 3,200,000 viewers for the Jan. 26, 2014, show headlined by Benson Hen read news >>

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The Anthony "Rumble" Johnson win over Alexander Gustafsson Saturday night paced UFC on FOX to drawing 2.82 million viewers on the preliminary overnight ratings. It was the best overnight number for a UFC on FOX event since January 26, 2013. The UFC had a solid showing Saturday night on FOX, as based on the overnight ratings, the show headlined by Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's win over Alexander Gustafsson did 2.82 million viewers and a 1.1 rating in the key 18-49 demo based on figures from TVbythen read news >>

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David Allen, the UFC's General Manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) talks about their ongoing European expansion, Conor McGregor and the possibility of title fights in Europe. On Friday, the UFC announced three more shows in the European market for 2015, at the pre-fight press conference for their second-biggest event of all time: UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson. The expansion into Europe has picked up pace, especially since the UFC brass hired the experienced European busines read news >>

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We knew the ratings were good for UFC Fight Night 59, based on the overnights (see them here). How good? Good enough to generate 2,751,000 viewers, according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched mixed martial arts (MMA) event in the history of FOX Sports 1, and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since Kimbo Slice competed at the The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 Finale on Spike TV way back in 2009. In addition, viewership peaked in the final quarter-hour when 3,162,000 vie read news >>

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BOSTON – Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 59 event drew an announced attendance of 13,828 for a live gate of $1.34 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The UFC will be available in 55 million households in Russia, and that is great news for Rashid Magomedov. The Russian lightweight, who scored his 11th win in a row with a late finish against the then-undefeated Elias Silverio at UFC Fight Night 58 in Barueri, Brazil, on Dec. 20, is excited with the possibility of finally being able to fighting in front of his countrymen after joining the UFC. "That would be great," Magomedov told MMAFighting.com through a translator following his win over Silve read news >>

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Sue me? Sue you! It seems lawsuits are all the rage these days. After Bellator MMA president Scott Coker took a vow of silence regarding the departure of Quinton Jackson to Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), saying he would let his lawyers do the talking; "Rampage" has stepped up with a rebuttal of his own. According to his comment to FOX Sports, Jackson is adamant Coker's bark is more vicious than his bite, and he doesn't anticipate the Viacom-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will do read news >>

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Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson doubts Bellator will fight his decision to part ways with the promotions. read news >>

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UFC 182 saw three fighters taking over $100,000 in disclosed salary, with champion Jon Jones leading the way. UFC 182 wasn't the most action-packed card from top to bottom, but the biggest fight of the night did deliver. It was also, unsurprisingly, where the lion's share of the disclosed salaries went. Out of the 1.3 million total divvied out to all the fighterss, main eventers Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier accounts for 590k of it. Two other fighters, Donald Cerrone and Hector Lombard, made more read news >>

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Jon Jones not only took the victory over Daniel Cormier at UFC 182 on Saturday night, he took the largest chunk of the fighter payroll as well. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – Saturday’s UFC 182 event drew an announced attendance of 11,575 for a live gate of $3.7 million.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Impressive, indeed. UFC Fight Night 58 took place last weekend (Sat., Dec 20, 2014) from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and featured a middleweight clash between former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and C.B. Dollaway. And the event, which aired on FOX Sports 1, was a ratings hit for the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion, as it drew an estimated 1.2 million viewers according to a press release courtesy of FOX Sports. Last Saturday night's UFC® FIGHT NIGHT: MAC read news >>

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Energy drink brand Monster could soon be seen in the UFC’s world-famous octagon.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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Move that needle! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight standouts not only bring the power and pain, but they bring the eyeballs, too. UFC on FOX 13, which went down on Dec. 13, 2014, from U.S. Airways Arena in Phoenix, Ariz., drew a solid 3.8 million viewers, according to a FOX Sports press release. The stacked event featured three Heavyweight fights on the televised main card, including Matt Mitrione knocking out Gabriel Gonzaga in round one (watch it) and Alistair Overeem obliterat read news >>

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