Report: UFC on Fuel 8 does 485,000 viewers, more than doubling previous network record

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Kevin Iole is reporting that UFC on Fuel TV 8: Silva vs. Stann which took place in Saitama, Japan this past Saturday drew 485,000 viewers, more than doubling the networks previous high in viewership.

The UFC continues to dramatically boost ratings for Fuel TV according to a series of tweets from Kevin Iole:

The show was headlined by Wanderlei Silva vs. Brian Stann.

For comparison here are peak viewership numbers from some past UFC on Fuel TV shows, keep in mind that Iole is referring to average numbers for the whole program which can be considerably lower than the peak viewership which could be considerably higher:

UFC on Fuel 1: 315,000 viewers (Wednesday night)

UFC on Fuel 2: 298,000 viewers (Sat. afternoon broadcast)

UFC on Fuel 3: 173,000 viewers (Tuesday night)

UFC on Fuel 4: 291,000 viewers (Sat. afternoon broadcast)

UFC on Fuel 5: 111,000 viewers (Sat. afternoon broadcast)

UFC on Fuel 6: 88,000 viewers (Sat. morning broadcast)

UFC on Fuel 7: 197,000 viewers

BE reader Chris27 points out that this is the first UFC on Fuel event to air live on a Saturday evening.


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