UFC 133 ‘Prelims Live’ Draws 1.4 Million Viewers on Spike
By: Mike Whitman Aug 9, 2011
Spike TV’s UFC
133 “Prelims Live” special netted an average of 1.4 million
viewers for its hour-long broadcast on Saturday night.
Network officials informed Sherdog.com of the viewership numbers
Tuesday, also making note that the telecast earned a 1.0 household
Additionally, the undercard special posted ratings of 1.13 and 0.9
in the Male 18-34 and M18-49 demographics, respectively. The
broadcast peaked during its third quarter-hour with 1.43 million
viewers and was the No. 1 ranked program in the two aforementioned
Two preliminary contests were featured during the telecast on
Saturday night: featherweight contender Chad Mendes
cruised to a one-sided unanimous decision over Rani Yahya,
Gustafsson (Pictured) earned an impressive second-round
knockout over Matt Hamill.
“Prelims Live” aired one hour prior to the event’s pay-per-view
broadcast, which saw Rashad
Evans earn a technical knockout over Tito Ortiz in
the main event.