Since announcing a broadcast partnership in 2011, the UFC has hosted eleven events on the FOX network. Last night's event featured a heavyweight title eliminator, but the event failed to produce in the ratings, marking the lowest overnight rating for any of the eleven events:
The card may have been stacked, the event sold out at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, but the overnight ratings for UFC on FOX 11 are the lowest in the history of the series. According to TV By The Numbers, the event pulled an 0.8 rating in adults 18-49, and averaged 1.986 million viewers. That number is a 27 percent drop from January's UFC on FOX 10.
The numbers were good enough only to beat CBS in the share of adults 18 to 49 viewing, however, the event lost in total viewers to all the other major networks.
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