Ratings for UFC on FX 8 were down from last event’s high as Saturday’s event from Brazil scored 1.3 million viewers. The 1.3M figure is on average with ratings for UFC on FX shows.
Saturday’s main event on FX saw Vitor Belfort KO Luke Rockhold with a highlight reel reverse head kick.
In addition, the Prelims on Fuel TV received 156,000 viewers for a 0.35 rating. It was down from January’s UFC on FX 7 But, it was up from the 132,000 viewer average.
Average numbers for a card that did not have too many popular fighters known to many in the United States. The event is the last of its kind on FX as the bulk of UFC programming moves to the new Fox Sports 1 network in August.