The first ratings from last weekend's MMA action are in and the news is good.
MMA Fighting's Dave Meltzer reported that the UFC 167 preliminary card drew 998,000 viewers to Fox Sports 1 on Saturday night. That's the second-best numbers the UFC has drawn on FS1 with the promotion's debut on the network having drawn 1.78 million viewers back in August.
UFC prelims averaged 1.3 million viewers on the FX network in 2011 and 2012.
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