Ratings are slightly down for the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s traditional Super Bowl weekend card compared to last year.
According to Sports TV Ratings, UFC Fight Night 104 drew 1.158 million viewers to Fox Sports 1 on Saturday night, while the preliminary card attracted an audience of 834,000 to the network. UFC Fight Night 104 took place at the Toyota Center in Houston and was headlined by a featherweight duel between the returning Chan Sung Jung and Dennis Bermudez.
The main card peaked at 1.286 million viewers from 11:15 to 11:30 p.m. ET. Additionally, UFC Fight Night 104 attracted 590,000 viewers in the 18-to-49 demographic for the main card and 420,000 for the prelims.
Last year’s Super Bowl weekend card, UFC Fight Night 82, was headlined by a welterweight clash between Stephen Thompson and Johny Hendricks and drew 1.3 million viewers. The UFC Fight Night 82 prelims drew 1.093 million viewers. That card was initially scheduled as a pay-per-view before being changed to a Fight Night event after losing its headliner.