TV Ratings Tag

Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey UFC 207 ceremonial

Ronda Rousey Interest Drives Huge UFC 207 T...

Jan 04, 2017No Comments780 Views

Interest in Ronda Rousey’s return to the Octagon at UFC 207 drove strong viewership to FS1 on Friday, Dec. 30.

Michelle Waterson’s Upset of Paige Va...

Dec 20, 20162 Comments835 Views

Saturday's UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs. Waterson was the best performing UFC event on FOX in years.

UFC 202 Prelims on FS1 Peak at More than 1....

Aug 23, 2016Comments off683 Views

The anticipation around the UFC 202 rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor pushed FS1 to the top spot in a key TV ratings demographic.

UFC on FOX 20 TV Ratings Peak with 4.687 Mi...

Jul 27, 2016Comments off974 Views

UFC on FOX 20 sent FOX's tv ratings for UFC events through the roof, peaking with 4.687 million viewers for Holly Holm vs. Valentina Shevchenko.

Julianna Pena vs Cat Zingano - UFC 200 weigh

UFC 200 Prelim TV Ratings Peak at 2 Million...

Jul 12, 2016Comments off1102 Views

The UFC 200 Prelims on FOX Sports 1 delivered massive ratings on Saturday night with Julianna Pena vs. Cat Zingano peaking at more than 2

Kimbo vs Dada 5000

Kimbo vs. Dada 5000 Draws 2.5 Million Viewe...

Feb 22, 2016Comments off1673 Views

Bellator 149 shattered viewership records for Bellator MMA, peaking with Kimbo Slice’s three-round brawl with Dada 5000 averaging 2.5 million viewers.

Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor UFC 194 weigh-in

UFC 194 Prelims Draw Record Numbers to FOX ...

Dec 15, 2015Comments off2062 Views

The UFC 194: Aldo vs. McGregor Prelims, which featured Urijah Faber defeating Frankie Saenz, delivered record ratings for FOX Sports 1.

Holly Holm’s UFC 193 KO of Ronda Rous...

Nov 17, 2015Comments off2894 Views

Holly Holm's knockout of Ronda Rousey not only drove record attendance at UFC 193, it also propelled FOX Sports to record ratings.

Bellator 145 Edges UFC Fight Night 77 for a...

Nov 11, 2015Comments off1831 Views

Bellator 145: Pitbull vs. Straus 3 on Spike did slightly better than UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs. Henderson 3 on FOX Sports 1 in

Conor McGregor at UFC Go Big Press Conference

Conor McGregor and TUF 22 Premieres to Best...

Sep 11, 2015Comments off3143 Views

Conor McGregor, Urijah Faber, and 16 exciting fights propelled the two-hour premiere of TUF 22 to its most-watched season debut on FS1 since the fall

UFC Combines with Major League Baseball to ...

Aug 11, 2015Comments off1444 Views

UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Saint Preux and a Major League Baseball doubleheader led FOX Sports 1 to a TV ratings knockout on Saturday.

UFC 190 Prelims TV Ratings Ride the Ronda R...

Aug 06, 2015Comments off1350 Views

FOX Sports 1 reaped the benefits this weekend from the lead-up to UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia, with the prelim bouts broadcast peaking at 1.6

TJ Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao Puts FOX First...

Jul 29, 2015Comments off1526 Views

UFC on FOX 16: Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 delivered solid TV ratings for FOX, including a broadcast network victory in key demos.

UFC 184 and NASCAR Lead Fox Sports 1 to TV ...

Mar 04, 2015Comments off2573 Views

FOX Sports 1 leveraged an exciting day of NASCAR racing and UFC 184 coverage to an impressive top-10 mark in viewership on Saturday.

UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir Propels FO...

Feb 25, 2015Comments off2208 Views

FOX Sports 1 was the No. 1 ad-supported cable sports network in prime time on Sunday night, according to Nielsen, driven by UFC Bigfoot vs.

Anthony Johnson vs Alexander Gustafsson

UFC on FOX 14 Official TV Ratings Highest S...

Jan 28, 2015Comments off2261 Views

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

Conor McGregor Leads UFC and FOX Sports 1 t...

Jan 21, 2015Comments off4145 Views

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

TV Ratings for UFC 182 Prelims Make it Seco...

Jan 08, 2015Comments off1535 Views

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.

UFC Fight Night Leads to Significant Year O...

Dec 25, 2014Comments off1458 Views

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

Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic Leads UF...

Dec 19, 2014Comments off2339 Views

UFC on FOX 13, featuring a five-round heavyweight showdown between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, pulled in strong ratings for FOX.

Tito Ortiz vs. Stephan Bonnar Sets TV Ratin...

Nov 18, 2014Comments off3610 Views

Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar didn't do much to shake up the MMA world, but they did draw a record number of viewers to Spike

TUF Logo - Champion Will Be Crowned

TUF 20 Premiere More Than Doubles the TV Ra...

Sep 17, 2014Comments off3414 Views

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

UFC Wins the TV Ratings War, but Bellator A...

Sep 09, 2014Comments off1727 Views

A dual night of fights ended up being a ratings boon... for both the UFC and Bellator.

UFC Ireland Logo

UFC Dublin, on the Back of Conor McGregor, ...

Jul 21, 2014Comments off1853 Views

Saturday's UFC Fight Night Dublin was a tremendous success for the Fight Pass service, but also drew record numbers for Irish TV's channel 3e.

TUF 19 Finale Tops a Million Viewers as Par...

Jul 10, 2014Comments off1577 Views

FOX Sports 1 celebrated the July 4th holiday weekend as never before with Red, White & Fight Week, a massive dose of UFC programming, highlighted

UFC on FOX 11 Final TV Ratings See Uptick t...

Apr 22, 2014Comments off1196 Views

Although the initial quick overnight ratings came back at 1.99 million for Saturday’s UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne, the final numbers were a

Rampage Jackson Debut Propels Bellator to S...

Nov 19, 2013Comments off1278 Views

Quinton "Rampage" Jackson proved his drawing power at Bellator 108, propelling the promotion to its second-best TV ratings of the season.

Michael Chandler vs Eddie Alvarez

Bellator 106: Chandler vs. Alvarez II Sets ...

Nov 05, 2013Comments off1552 Views

Bellator MMA, in one week, more than doubled its TV ratings results week-over-week, setting a new all-time high mark for the promotion.

Bellator 101 TV Ratings Hit Season High Pea...

Oct 01, 2013Comments off887 Views

Bellator 101 drew a slightly smaller overall audience on Friday, Sept. 27, than Bellator’s previous show, but also had an upside to its TV ratings.

TUF 18 TV Ratings Swing Upward in Week 4

Sep 26, 2013Comments off978 Views

The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate attracted an audience of 778,000 viewers, a 22-percent improvement over Week 3.