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Wednesday, 01/11/2012, 04:30 am

MMA NEWS – “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Draws Just 344,000 Viewers on Showtime


Last weekend’s “Strikeforce Rockhold vs. Jardine” event did underwhelming numbers in the viewership department.

Broadcast on Showtime’s “Free-Preview” weekend the event was free to the public with no Showtime subscription required.

The event averaged just 344,000 viewers and scored a 0.93 household rating

“Strikeforce Rockhold vs. Jardine: took place this past Saturday from The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. In the main event Luke Rockhold made his first successful title defense in a dominating performance over Keith Jardine.

The show is the second lowest Strikeforce Arena series broadcasted on a “Free-Preview” weekend. The only show to score a lower rating was last years “Barnett vs. Kharitonov” which did just 274,000 viewers.

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4 Comments to MMA NEWS – “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” Draws Just 344,000 Viewers on Showtime

  1. CanILive says:

    this was not “free showtime weekend”

    Time warner cable did not allow showtime to be aired free.
    I’m sure time warner accounts for many households

  2. Expect those kind of numbers when you put “the dean of glass-jaw”in the main event.

  3. Alex Z says:

    I have time warner and it worked for me.

    • CanILive says:

      i do as well but i have full cable, however we watched the fights at my friends
      who has time warner but no showtime, and he tried and it said we had to purchase showtime.. so we streamed it oh well

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