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2 Million Tune In To UFC 100 Replay; Strikeforce “Carano vs. Cyborg” Peaks With 856,000 Viewers

UFC 100 LogoThe UFC and Spike TV on Tuesday issued a joint press release announcing they’d “knocked out the competition” this past Saturday, August 15, with 2 million viewers tuning in to watch a replay of UFC 100 on Spike TV.

The event originally aired live on pay-per-view on July 11, and was headlined by Brock Lesnar vs. Frank Mir, Georges St-Pierre vs. Thiago Alves, and Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping.

The UFC 100 replay attracted 513,000 viewers in the advertiser-coveted demographic of men 18-34, beating the PGA Championship on CBS (479,000), Major Leauge Baseball on Fox (242,000), and Strikeforce on Showtime (181,000).

Strikeforce’s “Carano vs. Cyborg” event, which aired live on the premium network Showtime directly opposite UFC 100 on Spike TV, averaged 576,000 viewers and peaked with 856,000 for the card’s main event between Gina Carano and Cris “Cyborg” Santos, according to MMAjunkie.


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