Kimbo Draws 5.2 Million Viewers on Spike TV

New York, NY, December 8, 2009 – Spike TV’s telecast of “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” live finale on Saturday, December 5 was the most watched final episode in the 10 seasons of the TUF franchise, peaking with 5.2 million viewers and a 5.9 rating with Men 18-34 for the Kimbo Slice-Houston Alexander fight. The over 5 million viewers were the most to watch a live UFC fight in 2009.

 

KIMBO SLICE DRAWS 5.2 MILLION VIEWERS FOR HIS FIRST LIVE FIGHT IN THE UFC ON SPIKE TV

Most Watched “The Ultimate Fighter” Finale In Franchise History And Biggest Audience For A Live UFC Fight In 2009

New York, NY, December 8, 2009 – Spike TV’s telecast of “The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” live finale on Saturday, December 5 was the most watched final episode in the 10 seasons of the TUF franchise, peaking with 5.2 million viewers and a 5.9 rating with Men 18-34 for the Kimbo Slice-Houston Alexander fight. The over 5 million viewers were the most to watch a live UFC fight in 2009.

Overall, the three-hour fight card drew 3.7 million viewers, a 2.4 household rating, a 4.6 in Men 18-34 and was the most-watched show on cable with Men 18-34 and Men 18-49 for the day.

“The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights” live finale was the third most-watched UFC fight card ever.

Roy “Big Country” Nelson was named “The Ultimate Fighter” after knocking out Brendan Schaub with a devastating right hand to the head in the first round of their main event bout. Earlier in the night, Slice won a unanimous three-round decision over Alexander for his first victory in the UFC.

Season 10 of Spike TV’s signature franchise, “The Ultimate Fighter,” was the most-watched ever for the series, bucking the common trend of a show’s ratings to erode over time. The series drew an average of 3.4 million viewers as compared to an average of 2 million viewers for the previous nine seasons.

Spike TV is available in 98.6 million homes and is a division of MTV Networks. A unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), MTV Networks is one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. Spike TV’s Internet address is www.spike.com

メディア

最新
In this MetroPCS Move of the Week; Daniel Sarafian gets his first victory in the UFC after submitting Eddie Mendez.
2014/12/19
UFC superstar Lyoto Machida, headliner CB Dollaway, and the rest from Fight Night Barueri put on an Open Workout for fans before taking the Octagon on Saturday.
2014/12/19
ブラジル現地時間2014年12月19日にバルエリのジナシオ・ジョゼ・コヘアで行われたUFCファイトナイト、bなる襟大会の公式計量の模様。 (Photos by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
2014/12/19
ジ・アルティメット・ファイター:ブラジル・シーズン3の優勝ファイター、アントニオ・カーロス・ジュニオールがTUF優勝前後の自身の人生の変化と、迫るパトリック・カミンズ戦について語る。
2014/12/19