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Viewership Numbers For UFC Vegas 33 & Bellator 263 Are In

The average and peak viewership numbers for both UFC Vegas 33 and Bellator 263 have been revealed. Both events were held on July 31. In the main event of UFC Vegas 33, middleweights Sean Strickland and Uriah Hall did battle. Strickland earned the unanimous decision victory. As for Bellator 263's...

UFC 244 Prelims Average 910,000 Viewers On ESPN2

The UFC 244 prelims had a strong showing considering it was aired on ESPN2. This past Saturday night (Nov. 2), UFC 244 took place inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Headlining the pay-per-view was a welterweight clash between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz. The two were competing for...

UFC 243 Prelims Average 559,000 Viewers On ESPN2

The UFC 243 prelims were hit hard by steep October sports competition and the viewership numbers prove it. This past Saturday night (Oct. 5), UFC 243 took place inside Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Headlining the pay-per-view was a middleweight title unification bout between Israel Adesanya and Robert Whittaker. Adesanya...

UFC San Antonio Draws Average Of 957,000 Viewers

The average viewership number for UFC San Antonio is here. UFC San Antonio took place inside the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas on July 20. This was the UFC’s 17th event on an ESPN platform with four being on the major network and 13 taking place on ESPN+. This...

UFC 237 Prelims Average 813,000 Viewers On ESPN

UFC 237 turned in the lowest pay-per-view preliminary viewership number under the ESPN deal. On May 11, UFC 237 took place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Headlining the pay-per-view was a strawweight title bout between Rose Namajunas and Jessica Andrade. Namajunas was the champion going into...

UFC Fort Lauderdale Prelims Viewership Revealed

UFC Fort Lauderdale didn't exactly hit a home run in terms of preliminary viewership, but the sky isn't falling. On April 27, UFC Fort Lauderdale took place inside the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. Headlining the ESPN+ card was a middleweight clash between Jack Hermansson and Jacare Souza. Hermansson won...

UFC St. Petersburg Prelims Score Low Viewership

UFC St. Petersburg turned in the lowest preliminary viewership number for the UFC in over a year. On April 20, UFC St. Petersburg took place inside the Yubileyny Sports Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Headlining the ESPN+ card was a heavyweight clash between Alistair Overeem and Aleksei Oleinik. Overeem won...

UFC 236 Prelims Average 893,000 Viewers On ESPN

UFC 236 saw a sharp decline on average preliminary viewership. On April 13, UFC 236 took place inside the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Headlining the pay-per-view was an interim lightweight title showdown between Dustin Poirier and Max Holloway. Poirier and Holloway went the distance but in the end...

UFC On ESPN 2 Viewership Draws Average Of 828,000

The average viewership number for UFC on ESPN 2 is here. UFC on ESPN 2 took place inside the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 30. This was the UFC's eighth event on an ESPN platform with two being on the major network and six taking place on...

UFC 235 Prelims Average 1,480,000 Viewers On ESPN

UFC 235 has scooped up the highest viewership average for a UFC preliminary airing since Dec. 2016. On March 2, UFC 235 took place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Headlining the pay-per-view was a light heavyweight title clash between champion Jon Jones and Anthony Smith. Jones turned...

UFC On ESPN 1 Averages 1,463,000 Viewers

The average viewership for UFC on ESPN 1 has been revealed. UFC on ESPN 1 took in an overnight television rating of 1.1. All signs pointed to the event having the most viewership for a UFC Fight Night main card in over three years. The indication held true as UFC...

UFC on ESPN 1 Scores 1.1 TV Rating Overnight

Overnight television ratings for the main card of UFC on ESPN 1 have been released and things are looking promising. While viewership numbers aren't available at this time, UFC on ESPN 1 pulled off a 1.1 television rating overnight (via MMAFighting.com). This is the best rating the UFC has pulled...

UFC 234 Prelims Average 1,339,000 Viewers

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is already reaping the rewards of its television deal with ESPN. On Feb. 9, UFC 234 took place inside the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. Headlining the pay-per-view was a middleweight clash between Israel Adesanya and Anderson Silva. After three rounds of action, Adesanya...

UFC Brings In Strong Numbers For ESPN+ Debut

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) first night under the ESPN deal was a success. UFC on ESPN+ 1 took place this past Saturday night (Jan. 19). In the main event, flyweight champion Henry Cejudo finished bantamweight title holder T.J. Dillashaw in just 32 seconds. Cejudo was awarded a new UFC...

UFC 232 Prelims Average 1.15 Million Viewers

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has left FOX Sports 1 with a bang. On Dec. 29, UFC 232 took place inside The Forum in Inglewood, California. Headlining the pay-per-view was a vacant light heavyweight title clash between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. This was a rematch from their Sept. 2013...