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Holly Holm’s UFC 193 KO of Ronda Rousey Leads FOX Sports to Record Ratings

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New UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm‘s knockout of Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 on Saturday set all kinds of records. Not only did UFC 193 drive the biggest audience in the promotion’s history and the biggest gate in Etihad Stadium’s history, it all scored all kinds of ratings victories for FOX Sports 1 and its related FOX properties.

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Notably, the UFC 193 Postfight Show on FS1 was the most-watched pay-per-view post-fight show ever on the channel. It drew a live audience of 490,000 viewers, but became an even bigger success with all of the attention replays drew. UFC 193 Postfight Show reached more than 860,000 viewers total (logging an additional 157,000 viewers at 3:30 AM ET; 66,000 at 6:00 AM ET; and 147,000 viewers at 8:00 AM ET), according to FOX Sports officials.

The rest of FS1’s coverage wasn’t quite in record territory, but the numbers were significant. UFC 193 Prefight Show drew 576,000 viewers, which made it the second most-watched PPV pre-fight show ….View original article

Source:: mmaweekly