The ratings are in for the UFC on FOX 5: "Henderson vs. Diaz" network television event, which emanated from the KeyArena in Seattle, Washington on Dec. 8, 2012, pulling in 4.4 million viewers for a 2.5 household rating and a 4 share.
Matchmakers, matchmakers ... make us MMA matches! UFC 153 is in the books, which means that it's time to once again predict future opponents for the main card winners from 'Silva vs. Bonnar' in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 13, 2012.
Phil Davis may have lost to Rashad Evans in his last fight on FOX but he's still looking at it like a milestone and vowing to continue on his quest to becoming champion starting with his next fight on FOX.
The biggest news story of the week in MMA was the atrocious ratings for UFC on FOX 3. Worrying stuff for Dana White indeed, as such a poor rating is barely above WWE's annual afterthought programming on NBC of a summer WrestleMania highlight show and a winter Tribute To The Troops special, and about half what WWE gets for an average edition of Raw on the USA network.
Anheuser Busch, parent company to Bud Light, recently warned the UFC, whom Bud Light sponsors, to crack down on its fighters homophobic, derogatory and disrespectful comments or they will be forced to take further action against the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion.
In case you missed any or all of the UFC "Primetime" series leading up to tonight's (Sat., April 21, 2012) UFC 145: "Jones vs. Evans" event, you can watch all three episodes right here on MMAmania.com.