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Tuesday, 12/20/2011, 12:39 pm

MMA NEWS – “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Draws 460,000 Viewers To Showtime

Last weekends “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” drew in approximately 460,000 viewers with a 1.35 household rating according to industry insiders.

These figures mark the event as the sixth-highest watched Strikeforce event on Showtime this year.

“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” took place this past Saturday from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. In the main event of the evening lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez successfully defended his title against number one contender, Jorge Masvidal.

The shows rating of 460,000 falls short of the 2011 average on Showtime which is set in stone at 521,375 viewers per major event. (Excluding their challengers series) Which many consider a disappointment considering that one of the best ranked lightweight fighters in the world fought for free on subscription cable.

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4 Responses to “MMA NEWS – “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Draws 460,000 Viewers To Showtime”

  1. Gilbert showed nothing against Masvidal, and Gil is suppose to be top 3 LW. MaS should’ve stuck w his leg attack and power jabs he would’ve won it. MaS will be back better..

  2. shoulda coulda woulda says:

    ^ didnt you say the same with big broken arm nog.. man your worse than the fighters just get over it your hate for some fighters is just making you look dumb
    shoulda coulda woulda

  3. my bad says:

    ^ sorry my mistake thought that was you sticking for big nog but it was prodigy and sorry for the even worst insult for mistaken you for him

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