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UFC Fight Night 42 Pulls In Third-Highest Ratings For FS1 Card

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Despite the competition from the NHL Stanley Cup and a marquee boxing event, UFC Fight Night 42 brought in the third-most watched ratings number for a FOX Sports 1 card, according to Carleton Curtis, Senior Director of Digital Strategy for FOX Sports.

The card, highlighted by a main event between Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov, was watched by 1,217,000 viewers. The prelims, which also aired on FS1, generated 812,000 viewers, the second-highest for the network.

It marked the first UFC event in New Mexico, taking place from the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque. The attendance was announced at 8,775 for a live gate of just under $698,000.