Maybe people do care about the pre-fight hype shows after all. The second episode of UFC 145 Primetime generated 573,000 viewers - a 24 percent increase from the debut episode a week prior.
UFC 145 Primetime is being used to help promote the upcoming Jon Jones-Rashad Evans UFC light heavyweight title fight. The final episode will air this Friday night on FX following The Ultimate Fighter: Live, with the card taking place on Saturday from Atlanta.
MMAjunkie.com confirmed the numbers with industry sources. This is the eighth installment of the series, which helps give background information on the main event fighters.
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