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‘UFC 109 Prelims’ Net 1.7 Million on Spike
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
by Sherdog.com Staff
Saturday’s airing of “UFC 109 Prelims Live” garnered an average audience of 1.7 million average viewers (1.2 household rating), according to Spike TV, making it the highest rated show of its kind to date. Spike TV said the latest installment saw a 22 percent surge over previous ‘Prelims’ airings.
During the one-hour episode, Mac Danzig earned a hard-fought unanimous decision against Justin Buchholz in a lightweight contest. Melvin Guillard also got the judges’ nod against newcomer Ronys Torres in a second 155-pound bout.
In the coveted demos, “UFC 109 Prelims” earned a 1.6 in Male 18-49 and a 1.6 in Male 18-34. “UFC 108 Prelims” drew a 1.3 in M18-49 and a 1.4 in M18-34. Previous “Prelims Live” shows have drawn 1.3-1.4 average viewers and a 1.0 household rating.