UFC 130 'Prelims' ratings average 1.3 million viewers on Spike TV

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Spike TV's "UFC Prelims" special for UFC 130: "Rampage vs. Hamill" on May 28, 2011, averaged 1.3 million viewers, down from the 1.5 million it scored for the UFC 129: "St. Pierre vs. Shields" undercard offering back on March 19.

The two-fight broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, featured bantamweight "Mighty Mouse" Demetrious Johnson outpointing former WEC 135-pound champion Miguel Torres.

Also making some noise on free TV was a leaner and meaner Tim Boetsch, who knocked around fellow middleweight Kendall Grove for three rounds to earn the unanimous decision win.

"UFC Prelims" for May 28 pulled in a 0.9 household rating including a 1.03 in both Men 18-49 and Men 18-34.

UFC 130: "Rampage vs. Hamill" featured former light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson securing a three round unanimous decision win over division stalwart Matt "The Hammer" Hamill.

But that's not all.

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir got back into the 265-pound title hunt with a 15-minute beatdown of Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 10 champion Roy "Big Country" Nelson.

And what else is there to say about the performance of Brian Stann?

For UFC 130 results, recap and other noteworthy items from the Memorial Day Weekend pay-per-view click here.

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