Viewership For UFC 191’s Prelims On FOX Sports 1 Way Down

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The latest UFC pay-per-view event was not as successful as the events that came before it and the ratings showed it.

UFC 191 drew 663,000 viewers, which were the lowest of the year for PPV prelims on FOX Sports 1.

The pre-show on the network drew 291,000 viewers and the post-fight show did 249,000 viewers. The weigh-ins show that aired on FOX Sports 2 during Friday night drew 54,000 viewers.

UFC 191 took place on Saturday, September 5, 2015, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event aired on pay-per-view, FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass.

Demetrious Johnson fought John Dodson in the main event for the flyweight championship while heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski battled in the co-main event. Also on the card was Anthony Johnson vs. Jimi Manuwa and UFC’s next big thing Paige VanZant.

UFC 191 drew an announced 10,873 fans in attendance for a live gate of $1,362,700.

The prelims peaked with 807,000 viewers for the Paul Felder vs. Ross Pearson TV main event.

The UFC usually peaks around one million viewers for their PPV prelims on FOX Sports 1, so this is way down considering what they usually draw.

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