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January continues to be a strong month for UFC events on FOX, as the recent Gustafsson vs. Johnson event drew the networks largest TV ratings since January of 2014. read news >>

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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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There was a lot to love about UFC on FOX 14. The ratings were great, it looked fantastic on television, and a fighter's comeback story took another surprising turn. On the other hand, the pacing wasn't great and some fighters who had no business being in the UFC fought on the card. It's time to separate the winners from the losers, the best from the worst and the signal from the noise. Hottest Hand: UFC There's no denying it. The UFC is having an excellent month. They've staged a series of event read news >>

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The UFC's strong start to January continues with its best viewing figures on Fox in the past two years. It's "so far, so good" for the UFC in 2015. After posting a record-high rating on Fox Sports 1 for the Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver card, the preliminary ratings for UFC on Fox 14: Gustafsson vs. Johnson are pegged at approximately 2.82 million viewers per TVbythenumbers.com. By Tuesday, the final number will be known and higher than the overnight ratings. Unlike past Fox shows, the main ev read news >>

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FOX is having a pretty good month. Not long after Conor McGregor led the FOX Sports 1 channel to record-breaking numbers (more on that here), the FOX network released overnight ratings that mark its best return in nearly two years, thanks to UFC on FOX 14 from Stockholm, Sweden (full results here). MMA Fighting has the report: The last show to beat the figure was on the same weekend, the January 26, 2013, show headlined by Demetrious Johnson vs. John Dodson for the flyweight title with Anthony P read news >>

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UFC on Fox 14 drew higher ratings than any other UFC on Fox event over the past two years. Saturday's event drew 2.82 million viewers, based on preliminary overnight ratings reported Sunday on TV By the Numbers (h/t Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com). The fight card was headlined by a light heavyweight battle between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson. Johnson took the upset in Stockholm, Sweden, with a stirring knockout of Gustafsson two minutes and 15 seconds into the first round. read news >>

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Heavy advertisement throughout the NFL playoffs may have been the biggest factor in the smashing ratings success that was UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver on Fox Sports 1. Before we get to the facts and figures surrounding the TV ratings for UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver, let me just say that I was highly skeptical of the UFC (and Fox's) choice to put this event on after the NFL's conference championship games. It seemed like it wasn't the greatest of decisions to have a UFC event held read news >>

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UFC Boston scored big ratings, making it the most viewed Fight Night since 2009. Conor McGregor tops salary list with $170K purse (includes win bonus). For those that have lost faith in the UFC's ability to create superstars, you can start believing again. Conor McGregor, no matter what you may think of him, or how deserved or undeserved his title shot may be, is a bonafide star. While the credit doesn't entirely rest with the Zuffa brain trust, they certainly lent a helping hand to his meteoric read news >>

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It appears the UFC and FOX promotional push of Conor McGregor, and McGregor’s own hyping, paid off.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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After the TV ratings returns, Conor McGregor can once again claim victory, justifying his promotional push with record viewership for the UFC on FOX Sports 1 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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In case you hadn't heard, top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight contender Conor McGregor, who fights Jose Aldo later this year in Las Vegas, Nevada, can shut down an entire country. Turns out he can shut down FOX Sports 1, too. Not just because the cable television network cut out after the "Notorious" striker went full Nate Diaz and threw up the middle finger, but also because the Irish Muhammad Ali is expected to deliver the highest-rated and most-watched UFC event in channel read news >>

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While there isn't always a correlation between the ratings for the prelims, and the eventual pay-per-view numbers of a show, of late the number has been a good indicator.That would seen like a good sign for UFC 182, as the prelims on Saturday night did 1,039,000 viewers, the second-best total of the FOX Sports 1 era. That number is doubly impressive since the show was going head-to-head with the NFL playoffs. The number trailed only UFC 168, which did 1,554,000 viewers, preceding the most succes read news >>

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Following a strong December that saw the fourth most-watched UFC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Dec. 20, the momentum continued into January. read news >>

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