UFC 111 Prelims broadcast drops to 1.2 million viewers

UFC 109 prelims claimed a season high 1.9 million viewers for it’s Spike TV’s “UFC Prelims” broadcast, as for this weekends broadcaste not so much, UFC 111 event dropped to 1.2 million viewers. We seen a 0.9 household rating with a 1.1 among men 18-34 and a 1.2 among men 18-49.

UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy took place Saturday ngiht at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

The two-fight briadcaste included Nate Diaz vs. Rory Markhman and Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown and overlapped with a West Virginia vs. Kentucky basketball game (7:10 p.m. ET), that likely played a factor in the 37% ratings drop.

The full list of “UFC Prelims” ratings includes:

UFC 109 (February 2010): 1.7 million viewers
UFC 108 (January 2010): 1.5 million viewers
UFC 104 (October 2009): 1.4 million viewers
UFC 103 (September 2009): 1.4 million viewers
UFC 106 (November 2009): 1.3 million viewers
UFC 111 (March 2010): 1.2 million viewers

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