According to TVbytheNumbers.com, the initial overnight ratings for UFC on Fox: Henderson vs. Diaz are some of the best for the MMA promotion yet. An average of 3.41 million viewers tuned in, with it garnering a five share.
The two previous UFC on Fox shows drew an average of 2.4 million viewers.
This event featured UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson taking on Nate Diaz, along with main card bouts consisting of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Alexander Gustafsson, and BJ Penn and Rory MacDonald.
Official numbers should be available by the end of this week. The two-hour event ran over, ending nearly 30 minutes past the scheduled time.