Benson Henderson had proven to be a reliable drawing card for UFC on both FOX, and most recently, FS 1. But just as his success in the lightweight ranks ran into a brick wall like fist of Rafael dos Anjos on Saturday night, so did his main event drawing power.Saturday's FS 1 show averaged 689,000 viewers, the third-lowest for a Saturday night Fight Night to date on the station. What made the number more surprising was when Henderson scored one of his most impressive wins of his career, when he d read news >>
Ryan Bader's five-round decision win over Ovince St. Preux anchored UFC Fight Night 47, which did 735,000 viewers. The number ranked sixth among the ten Saturday night live main card events that have aired thus far since the move last summer to Fox Sports 1. Saturday night's UFC Fight Night from Bangor, Maine, headlined by Ryan Bader's five-round decision win over Ovince St. Preux, did 735,000 viewers on Fox Sports (FS) 1.Of UFC's ten live events on Saturday night since moving to FS 1 last Augus read news >>
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 read news >>
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 read news >>
The first ever World Series of Fighting show on NBC draws a solid number with 906,000 viewers tuning in.
The first show on NBC appears to have done well for the World Series of Fighting.
The card, which featured a lightweight title bout between Justin Gaethje and Nick Newell for Gaethje's championship, drew 906,000 viewers. That's obviously a record for WSOF, which routinely draws around 200,000 viewers for their fights on NBCSN.
The late afternoon timeslot has proven successful for fights in th read news >>
FOX Sports 1 celebrated the July 4th holiday weekend as never before with Red, White & Fight Week, a massive dose of UFC programming, highlighted by the UFC 175 Prelims and The Ultimate Fighter Season 19 Finale. read news >>
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 read news >>
UFC Fight Night "Swanson vs. Stephens" averaged 704,000 viewers on Fox Sports 1 on Saturday night, according to a tvbythenumbers.com report. read news >>
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Stacking the main card with three title fights was definitely worth it in the end for Ray Sefo and the gang ...
Business is about to pick up.
World Series of Fighting (WSOF) drew its biggest television number yet in the promotion's short history with WSOF 10: "Branch vs. Taylor" last Saturday night (June 21, 2014).
Complete with three title fights on the main card, the NBC Sports broadcast shattered previous records held by events from the past, bringing in 365,000 viewers, according to MMA Figh read news >>
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The numbers are in for GLORY 17 from this past weekend's event (June 21, 2014) in Inglewood, California, inside The Forum. With 483,000 viewers and a peak viewership of 862,000, the fight card became the fourth-highest rated show in the promotion's seven-show televised history on Spike TV.
The ratings are in for GLORY 17. The kickboxing promotion's seventh show on Spike TV saw 483,000 viewers tune in see Gabriel Varga win the featherweight "Contender" tournament and Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic def read news >>
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Glory 17 “Los Angeles” averaged 462,000 viewers for its two-hour broadcast on Saturday night, according to an industry source. read news >>