via press release:
“UFC ON FOX” PRELIMS ON FUEL TV DELIVER LARGEST PEAK VIEWERSHIP EVER
“UFC ON FOX: SHOGUN VS. VERA” Prelims on Saturday, August 4, delivered FUEL TV the network’s most-watched Ultimate Fighting Championship® (UFC®) Prelims date, with 194,000 Total Viewers and 136,000 M18–49. In addition, the night’s undercards supplied record-setting numbers as the network logged its largest peak viewership to date (328,000 Total Viewers and 223,000 M18-49 from 7:45 PM ET – 8:00 PM ET), its second most-watched show in its M18-49 target demo and its fifth most-watched program of all time, according to figures released by Nielsen Media Research.
The network also achieved several benchmarks for Saturday viewership, as the “UFC Prelims on FUEL TV” contributed to the most-watched Saturday prime time on both Total Viewers and M18-49. In addition, it was FUEL TV’s second most-watched Saturday in M18-49 and third most-watched Saturday overall on Total Viewers.
The live, action-filled three-hour program on Saturday evening was the eighth UFC Prelims telecast on FUEL TV in 2012. UFC coverage continues this coming weekend with the live Weigh-in and Postfight shows for “UFC 150: HENDERSON VS. EDGAR II.”