MMA Naughty & Nice Christmas List For 2018

Just like any other year, there was good and bad in MMA in 2018. Below are some instances of those in the business who were naughty, and those who were nice. Naughty: Khabib Nurmagomedov Jumps Over Cage There’s no question UFC lightweight champio…

Just like any other year, there was good and bad in MMA in 2018. Below are some instances of those in the business who were naughty, and those who were nice. Naughty: Khabib Nurmagomedov Jumps Over Cage There’s no question UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov tops the naughty list after jumping over the fence at […]

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The UFC Denver Ratings Are In

The ratings for UFC Denver (UFC Fight Night 139) are in, and according to ShowBuzz, the main card turned in a strong number of 840,000 viewers, which is the highest ratings in over five months. The preliminary card had a viewership of 565,000 viewers, …

The ratings for UFC Denver (UFC Fight Night 139) are in, and according to ShowBuzz, the main card turned in a strong number of 840,000 viewers, which is the highest ratings in over five months. The preliminary card had a viewership of 565,000 viewers, which topped the numbers for the UFC Moncton main card on […]

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UFC Denver Medical Suspensions: Yair Rodriguez Gets Max Sit

Rising Mexican featherweight star Yair Rodriguez facing a lengthy layoff by way of medical suspension after his victory at UFC Denver.

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This past weekend’s (Sat. November 10, 2018) UFC Denver card featured some great fights. However, some fighters did suffer some injuries that will keep them sidelined for a while.

In the main event of the night, Yair Rodriguez pulled off a thrilling last-second knockout win over “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. Rodriguez has been issued a 180-day medical suspension after the brawl. However, he can be cleared earlier with the note of a doctor. Regardless, he will serve a 60-day minimum suspension either way.

Jung has been issued a 60-day minimum suspension after being knocked out by “El Pantera.” Also, co-main event competitor Mike Perry was given a 90-day suspension after being armbarred by Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the first round. However, should he obtain clearance from a doctor’s letter, he can return earlier with no minimum suspension.

Check out the full UFC Denver medical suspensions below (via Sherdog):

  • Yair Rodriguez: Suspended 180 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; 60-day suspension minimum
  • Maycee Barber: Suspended 180 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; no minimum suspension
  • Mike Perry: Suspended 90 days, can be cleared earlier with doctor letter; no minimum suspension
  • Chan Sung Jung: Suspended 60 days minimum
  • Hannah Cifers: Suspended 60 days minimum
  • Julian Erosa: Suspended 60 days minimum

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Ranking the Most Epic Finishes in UFC History

When thinking of the best finishes in UFC history one may begin to think about Anderson Silva’s front kick KO of Vitor Belfort or Holly Holm’s thunderous head kick knockout against Ronda Rousey…

When thinking of the best finishes in UFC history one may begin to think about Anderson Silva’s front kick KO of Vitor Belfort or Holly Holm’s thunderous head kick knockout against Ronda Rousey…

UFC Denver Draws Best FS1 Viewership In Several Months

UFC Denver viewership numbers have been released.

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UFC Denver draws the best viewership numbers that FOX Sports 1 has done in months.

The viewership numbers for this event (UFC Fight Night 139) have been released. The event, which took place on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, averaged 840,000 viewers. This show was headlined by a featherweight bout between Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung. A welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Mike Perry served as the co-main event.

The main card aired on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card was split broadcasted on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET and the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass.

As a result of these numbers, it marked the best FOX Sports 1 Fight Night total since May. Kamaru Usman vs. Demian Maia fight drew 870,000 viewers. It was also the fourth most-watched Fight Night show of the year.

On paper, it looked like a good card, and it delivered a great night of fights that had a few notable names. Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie in a women’s bantamweight bout had the peak audience for the UFC show at 902,000 viewers.

Ashley Yoder vs. Amanda Cooper in a women’s strawweight bout headlined the preliminary card. This portion of the card averaged 565,000 viewers. There were also 19,903 viewers streaming the prelims during an average minute. The pre-fight show did 171,000 viewers. What’s interesting is that the post-fight show averaged 237,000 viewers.

Competition

The show did have to go up against some heavy competition. They had to go up against college football on ABC, NBC, FOX, ESPN, and ESPN 2. Georgia vs. Auburn game was the highest rated with 3,987,000 viewers.

Fight fans will not have to wait long for more UFC action as the Las Vegas-based promotion returns with another event.

UFC Argentina (also known as UFC Fight Night 140) is set to take place on November 17, 2018, at Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Neil Magny in a welterweight bout will headline this event.

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UFC Denver Draws Best FS1 Viewership In Several Months

UFC Denver viewership numbers have been released.

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UFC Denver draws the best viewership numbers that FOX Sports 1 has done in months.

The viewership numbers for this event (UFC Fight Night 139) have been released. The event, which took place on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, averaged 840,000 viewers. This show was headlined by a featherweight bout between Yair Rodriguez and Chan Sung Jung. A welterweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Mike Perry served as the co-main event.

The main card aired on FOX Sports 1 at 10 p.m. ET. The preliminary card was split broadcasted on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. ET and the promotion’s streaming service, UFC Fight Pass.

As a result of these numbers, it marked the best FOX Sports 1 Fight Night total since May. Kamaru Usman vs. Demian Maia fight drew 870,000 viewers. It was also the fourth most-watched Fight Night show of the year.

On paper, it looked like a good card, and it delivered a great night of fights that had a few notable names. Raquel Pennington vs. Germaine de Randamie in a women’s bantamweight bout had the peak audience for the UFC show at 902,000 viewers.

Ashley Yoder vs. Amanda Cooper in a women’s strawweight bout headlined the preliminary card. This portion of the card averaged 565,000 viewers. There were also 19,903 viewers streaming the prelims during an average minute. The pre-fight show did 171,000 viewers. What’s interesting is that the post-fight show averaged 237,000 viewers.

Competition

The show did have to go up against some heavy competition. They had to go up against college football on ABC, NBC, FOX, ESPN, and ESPN 2. Georgia vs. Auburn game was the highest rated with 3,987,000 viewers.

Fight fans will not have to wait long for more UFC action as the Las Vegas-based promotion returns with another event.

UFC Argentina (also known as UFC Fight Night 140) is set to take place on November 17, 2018, at Estadio Luna Park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Neil Magny in a welterweight bout will headline this event.

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