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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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UFC Fight Night 58: Machida vs. Dollaway showed significant audience growth from a comparable event last December, and that growth spilled over to FOX Sports LIVE. 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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UFC on FOX 13, featuring a five-round heavyweight showdown between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, pulled in strong ratings for FOX. 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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