The prelims for Saturday's UFC 148 drew 1.8 million viewers for FX, making it the most-watched UFC event ever on the network, which began televising the MMA outfit this year.
Featuring four undercard fights, the UFC 148 Prelims scored record ratings across key demos drawing 749,000 persons 18 to 34; 500,000 guys 18 to 34; 403,000 females 18 to 49; 249,000 females 18 to 34 and 375,000 women 25 to 54. It topped cable for the night in all 18-to-34 demos.
FX's next UFC telecast will be the UFC 149 Prelims on July 21. The second season of The Ultimate Fighter begins in September.