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Audience Analysis: Saturday Night Marks Fox' Second-Lowest UFC Viewership Yet

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 21 / 17

Fox on Saturday night drew just under 2 million viewers for "UFC on Fox 24," marking the net's second-lowest audience for a UFC card since it began airing telecasts for the MMA outfit in late '11. The primetime telecast, which featured a card headlined by Demetrious Johnson's defeat of Wilson Reis,...

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