At first glance, Spike TV’s 2 million viewers for a replay of UFC 100 this past Saturday night would seem to indicate an overwhelming victory for the network when compared to the mere 576,000 viewers of “Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg” on Showtime the same evening.
But the Showtime viewership represents a record number for mixed
martial arts programming on the network, and Showtime Sports Director of Communications Chris DeBlasio told MMAjunkie.com that executives at the premium cable network are more than pleased with the ratings.
Simply comparing the raw numbers that were released on Tuesday just isn’t comparing apples to apples according to the Showtime employee.
Well this is great news, I knew something good would come out of this, Hey Dana you listening now? yep I wonder…