UFC on FOX 11 Draws 1.99 Million Viewers

April 21, 2014
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UFC on Fox 11 Fight Poster-blue-478x270UFC on FOX 11: Werdum vs. Browne took place on Saturday at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., drawing 1.99 viewers on FOX. The event went head-to-head with the NBA and NHL playoffs.

MMAWeekly.com industry sources and TVbytheNumbers confirmed the quick overnight ratings on Monday.

UFC on FOX 11 was the first time the Las Vegas-based fight promotion held an event in Orlando. Fabricio Werdum solidified himself as the top contender to champion Cain Velasquez’ heavyweight title by soundly defeating Travis Browne by unanimous decision in the main event.

Former Strikeforce women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate scored her first UFC win in the co-main event. Tate lost her promotional debut to Cat Zingano in April 2013. She coached The Ultimate Fighter 18 opposite champion Ronda Rousey and lost to Rousey at UFC 168 in December. She defeated former title challenger Liz Carmouche on Saturday by unanimous decision in a closely contested bout.

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone came from behind to knockout Edson Barboza in lightweight action, while Yoel Romero showed he’s someone to watch out for in the middleweight division by defeating Brad Tavares by unanimous decision.

17,000 spectators attended the event garnering a $1.65 million gate.

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  • blepity

    can we get any kind of reference to the relevance of the number IE is that good or bad for viewership? maybe how it compares to other on fox events? writing these articles this tough?

    • russ

      You could wiki/google the other fox events in a heartbeat and find those numbers, lazy…

      Fox 10: 2.55 mil
      Fox 9: 2.41 mil
      Fox 8: 2.04

      This post+research probably took me under 100 seconds…..

    • russ

      I agree it’s lazy-article writing on MMAWeekly’s part, and that context is always useful for these things, but don’t be calling the kettle black…