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Pavlovich Boots ‘Beast’ From Heavyweight Top 5

Latest UFC rankings update following the UFC 277 pay-per-view (PPV) event on July 30 in Dallas, Texas, with Derrick Lewis falling out of the Top 5 at heavyweight.

UFC Brasilia Ratings Were Garbage

UFC Brasilia ratings underperformed for the "Lee vs. Oliveira" event last weekend in Brazil, with numbers coming in at the lowest of the ESPN era.

UFC 248 ‘Prelims’ Tops One Million Viewers

UFC 248 "Prelims" crossed the one million mark last Sat. night (March 7, 2020) with a four-fight preliminary card topped by Sean O’Malley vs. Jose Quinonez.

ESPN Returns ‘Disappointing’ Ratings For UFC 241

UFC ratings for the ESPN "Prelims" card called "disappointing" for UFC 241: "Cormier vs. Miocic 2" last weekend in Anaheim.

Make UFC On ESPN Great Again ... Please?

While UFC on ESPN 5’s main- and co-main events delivered in terms of action, it appears that the event overall failed to deliver in terms of television ratings, attracting a record low for the franchise this past weekend in Newark.

Hey Laser Lips! Your Ratings Weren’t That Good!

UFC 240 "Prelims" ratings on ESPN were the promotion’s worst of 2019 and came in second to "BattleBots" on Discovery Channel.

UFC 238 ‘Prelims’ Return Big Numbers

UFC 238 "Prelims" rating for the "Cejudo vs. Moraes" undercard performs better than UFC 236 and UFC 237 with 964,000 viewers.

UFC 237 ‘Prelims’ Ratings Hit New Low On ESPN

UFC 237 Prelims ratings hit new low on ESPN, continuing the promotion's downward trend after the high-water mark for UFC 235 back in March 2019.

UFC ‘Prelims’ Ratings On ESPN2 Are Wack

UFC St. Petersburg "Prelims" ratings for the April 20 MMA event in Russia hit the lowest mark in more than a year with just 232,000 viewers.

Ngannou vs Velasquez Does Big Ratings For ESPN

UFC on ESPN 1 — which featured a heavyweight fight between Francis Ngannou and Cain Velasquez — did big ratings Sunday night (Feb. 17, 2019) for "The Worldwide Leader In Sports."

UFC Brooklyn Leads To ‘Record-Setting Night’ On ESPN+

UFC on ESPN+ 1 helped the digital streaming service land 568,000 new subscribers as well as a 1.4 rating on ESPN for ‘Cejudo vs. Dillashaw" in Brooklyn.

UFC On FOX 31 Ratings Best Since 2016

UFC on FOX ratings were the best in two years for the "Lee vs. Iaquinta" fight card last Sat. night (Dec. 15, 2018) in Milwaukee in what marked the network’s final UFC broadcast.

In Like A Lion, Out Like A Lamb

UFC on FOX final show will likely continue the promotion’s trend of awful ratings, which started at 5.7 million in 2012 and ended at 1.4 million for its most recent show in 2018.

UFC 231 ‘Prelims’ Return Above-Average Ratings

UFC 231 preliminary card ratings beat the 2018 average, thanks to the absence of college football, as well as some quality fights on FOX Sports 1.

UFC Argentina ‘Prelims’ Ratings Top Main Card Numbers

UFC ratings: The "Magny vs. Ponzinibbio" preliminary card actually beat the "Argentina" main card thanks to a strong lead in from college football on FOX Sports 1.

UFC Ratings Resurrected By ‘Korean Zombie’

UFC Fight Night 139 ratings show marked improvement on FOX Sports 1 for the Denver event led by "Korean Zombie" and featherweight foe Yair Rodriguez.

UFC 230 Brings In 250,000 Estimated PPV Buys

The early PPV numbers are in for UFC 230 earlier this month in New York City, which was headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion Daniel Cormier and knockout artist Derrick Lewis.

UFC Moncton Ratings Set Record Low

UFC Fight Night 138 ratings for the "Volkan vs. Smith" event on FOX Sports 1 returned record low numbers after going head-to-head with game four of the World Series.

UFC 229 Scores Big With FS1 ‘Prelims’

UFC ratings: The "Khabib vs. McGregor" preliminary card for FOX Sports 1 returned impressive ratings for the network-televised action on Oct. 6 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

UFC Sao Paulo Settles For Scraps In Prime Time Ratings

Ratings: UFC Sao Paulo, headlined by the light heavyweight slugfest pitting Thiago Santos against Eryk Anders, averaged 607,000 viewers on FOX Sports 1.

Shocker! UFC 228 ‘Prelims’ Ratings On FX Were Bad

UFC 228 ratings for the "Woodley vs. Till" undercard "Prelims" matches on FX Network last Saturday night (Sept. 8, 2018) in Dallas, Texas, were not too snappy.

UFC Lincoln Ratings Were Garbage

UFC Fight Night 135 ratings for the "Gaethje vs. Vick" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 last Saturday night (Aug. 26, 2018) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Midnight Mania! What Do UFC on FOX 30’s Lowest Overnight Ratings Mean?

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UFC Boise Returns ‘Normal’ Ratings On FS1

UFC Fight Night 133 ratings for the "Dos Santos vs. Ivanov" mixed martial arts (MMA) event last Saturday night (July 14, 2018) from inside CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho.

UFC 226 Pay-Per-View Numbers Are In...

According to one report, the stacked UFC 226 pay-per-view (PPV) event on Saturday July 7, 2018 lead by a heavyweight title fight between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier, did just under 400,000 buys.

UFC 225 Was Not A PPV Bomb Because UFC Said So

UFC attorney Hunter Campbell denies reports that UFC 225 tanked at the pay-per-view (PPV) box office, but is unable to provide any proof to the contrary.

UFC 225 ‘Prelims’ Return Second-Lowest Ratings Of 2018

UFC 225 "Prelims" ratings on FOX Sports 1 returns just 667,000 viewers, marking the second-lowest viewership of the year behind UFC 224 in May.

UFC Utica Ratings Second-Lowest In History

UFC Fight Night 131 ratings second-lowest in history for the "Rivera vs. Moraes" FOX Sports 1 event inside Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York.

UFC Liverpool Returns Big Ratings For ‘Thompson Vs Till’

UFC Fight Night 130 ratings for the "Thompson vs. Till" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 last weekend in Liverpool, England, dominate cable television.

UFC Chile Ratings Beat FS1 Average

UFC Fight Night 129 ratings for the Demian Maia vs. Kamaru Usman-Led mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 last Sat. (May 19, 2018) in Santiago, Chile.

UFC Atlantic City Averages 956,000 Viewers On FS1

UFC Fight Night 128 ratings and viewers for the "Barboza vs. Lee" mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 last Saturday night (April 21, 2018) in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

UFC Orlando Ratings Better Than Expected

UFC on FOX 28 ratings were better than expected for the "Emmett vs. Stephens" event in Orlando, despite stiff competition from the Olympics and NBA.


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