Holly Holm’s devastating knockout upset of Ronda Rousey at UFC 193 set Fox Sports 1 viewership records as the UFC 193 Postfight Show, which was delayed due to college football, brought in 490,000 viewers making it the most-watched PPV post-fight show in the history of the channel.
Ronda’s stunning loss was all the talk on Sunday as people wanted to know more about Holm and her credentials. Re-airs of the UFC 193 Postfight Show reached more than 860,000 viewers total (logging an additional 157,000 viewers at 3:30 AM ET; 66,000 at 6:00 AM ET; and 147,000 viewers at 8:00 AM ET).
The anticipation surrounding the Rousey vs. Holm fight brought in 576,000 viewers for the UFC 193 Prefight Show on Fox Sports 1 making it the second most-watched PPV prefight show in channel history and most-watched among A18-49 (347,000 viewers). Also, the UFC 193 Prelims brought in 1,394,000 viewers and 885,000 Adults 18-49 to rank as the third most-watched in FS1 history, and peaked from 9:30-9:45pm ET with 1,776,000 viewers.
Holm-Rousey also helped set records for the FoxSports.com website and Preliminary bouts on FOX Deportes ranked as the network’s No. 1 program on Saturday reaching over 300,000 viewers, making it the most-watched bout this quarter.