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  • 12 days ago
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Given the unique circumstances on Saturday with baseball, whatever the ratings UFC delivered for its Fight Night from Halifax, Nova Scotia, probably wouldn't be a strong indication of much of anything.Most of the show aired on different stations than advertised. But FOX did alert viewers constantly during the long-running San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals baseball game with screen crawls and announcements, directing them on where to turn. The prelims, being moved from Fox Sports (FS) read news >>

  • 20 days ago
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If there is a lesson of the week, it's that quick main events are usually great for the fans, even better for the guy on the winning side of the fight, but for television broadcasters, they are far from the best thing.This past weekend saw Bellator's Friday night main event, where Brandon Halsey won the middleweight title from Alexander Shlemenko, only last 35 seconds. The next night on FS 1, for the prelims of UFC 178, what many considered the strongest TV main event on a prelim show to date, D read news >>

  • 29 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) strawweight Felice Herrig, who comes to the Octagon by way of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 20, was finding it hard to figure out protocol for the FOX Sports 1 reality show, especially when it came down to showing some skin. Will it make the airwaves, or won't it? Herrig told MMA Junkie that her panty dropping -- or in the case of episode two, panty hanging -- was supposed to remain off television. Then lo and behold it made the airwaves and left the "Lil' Bulld read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Ultimate Fighter: A Champion Will Be Crowned premiere delivered a knockout blow for the UFC and FOX, more than doubling the viewership for last season's opener. read news >>

  • a month ago
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In various incarnations over the past week, nearly three million viewers watched the first episode of The Ultimate Fighter reality show.The key to the number was FOX putting an encore version of the show, which is built around a tournament to crown the first UFC women's strawweight champion (115 pounds). While it didn't air in every market, where it did air was either before or after FOX's Sunday NFL broadcasts. The show delivered 1,735,000 viewers in that time slot.The actual debut on FS 1 on S read news >>

  • a month ago
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The latest rendition of The Ultimate Fighter debuted last week to horrific ratings that made it the worst season premiere in the storied history of the show. TUF 20 only drew 536,000 viewers which may come as a bit of surprise due to the positive chatter surrounding the show leading up to the premiere. TUF 20 features a different format than we've grown to know over the years, and more importantly, an actual champion is going to be produced this season as the winner of the show will be crowned t read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship and Bellator MMA went head-to-head last Friday with dueling events in Connecticut, but only one show’s broadcast drew more than 1 million viewers. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC performed above average in their Friday night slot, while Bellator failed to average past 700,000 viewers. While many fans and pundits predicted that Bellator would beat the UFC in their first ever (partial) head-to-head clash last Friday when both hosted events 10km apart in Connecticut, the released ratings prove that to be far from the actual case. The UFC Fight Night Connecticut main card, which took place between 10:00 PM ET - 11:58 PM ET averaged 911,000 total viewers, up 12% compa read news >>

  • a month ago
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  • a month ago
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The verdict on a Friday night where UFC, Bellator, WWE Smackdown and College Football all aired, is that for the most part, each show did about what it would have done without the competition. UFC did better than its average for Wednesdays and most Saturdays, while Bellator did right at its average. Based on preliminary numbers, it's hard to come to a conclusion as to what it meant for Bellator and UFC to go head-to-head on Friday night, past that it doesn't appear either hurt the other signific read news >>

  • a month ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from inside the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., the same night Spike TV aired its Bellator 123 fight card at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in nearby Uncasville. And the overnight ratings are pretty close, all things considered. "Jacare vs. Mousasi" returned a .54 overnight rating for its four-fight main card from 10-12 p.m. ET, topped off by the read news >>

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