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UFC on Fox 12: 2.5 million viewers

MMA Payout has learned from a Nielsen source that Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 main card received a Live plus Same Day rating of 2.5 million viewers.  The rating falls in line with Fox shows during the summer and is better than UFC on Fox 11’s rating this past April. Read more »

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WWE reports second quarter earnings, Network sub update

WWE announced its 2nd Quarter earnings on Thursday.  The big news was that the WWE Network added just 33,000 subscribers from the 1st Quarter.  In addition, it reported laying off 7% of its work force. Read more »

July 31, 2014 | Jason Cruz

The Wrestling Post: Ventura wins defamation case

On Tuesday this week, a Minnesota jury found in favor of former governor and professional wrestler Jesse Ventura in a defamation case against the estate of a former Navy SEAL that wrote in his best-selling book about a fight with Ventura.  The jury awarded Ventura $1.8 million. Read more »

July 31, 2014 | Jason Cruz

GGG on HBO: 758,000 viewers

ESPN’s Dan Rafael reports that Saturday night’s HBO Boxing event featuring Gennady Golovkin received 984,000 viewers peaking at 1.048 million.  However, the overall night only drew 758,000 live viewers per Nielsen Media Research (via BoxingScene.com) Read more »

July 31, 2014 | Jason Cruz

Silva-Diaz set for Super Bowl Weekend 2015

The UFC announced Tuesday that recently re-signed Nick Diaz will face the returning Anderson Silva on January 31, 2015.  The card will be in Vegas although no venue was announced. Read more »

July 30, 2014 | Jason Cruz

UFC on Fox 12: 2.5 million viewers

MMA Payout has learned from a Nielsen source that Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 main card received a Live plus Same Day rating of 2.5 million viewers.  The rating falls in line with Fox shows during the summer and is better than UFC on Fox 11’s rating this past April. Read more »

July 29, 2014 | Jason Cruz