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UFC on FOX 4 Ratings: Despite Olympics, Event Performed Well

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The final, and official, numbers have been released for UFC on Fox: Shogun Vs. Vera. And, despite competing against the 2012 Summer Olympics, the numbers matched other Fox events.

A total of 2.44 million viewers tuned in, a slightly-higher audience than the UFC card in May that drew 2.42 million. The key 18-34-year-old male demo drew 19-percent high numbers than the May card and was the highest-ranked non-Olympic program in the category.

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The numbers grew as the event went on, peaking at 3.3 million during the 10 p.m. ET hour. The host market, Los Angeles, was up 25-percent compared to the previous Fox card, while New York was up 55-percent.

In the main event, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua defeated Brandon Vera, while the co-main event featured Lyoto Machida stopping Ryan Bader.

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