The UFC 174 Preliminary Card on FX took place this past Saturday and featured Kiichi Kunimoto submitting Daniel Sarafian with a rear-naked choke in the first round.
According to Nielsen sources, the UFC 174 preliminary overnight viewership number for the preliminary card landed at 784,000 and this is up 12.4 percent from the UFC 173 preliminary card last month on Fox Sports 1.
The preliminary card on Saturday was shown on FX due to auto racing coverage on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2. This is the first time that the UFC has aired on FX since last year and the UFC 175 preliminary card next month will be on Fox Sports 1.
Here is the UFC pay-per-view preliminary card numbers in 2014 to date.
UFC 169: 933,000
UFC 170: 936,000
UFC 171: 305,000 (aired on Fox Sports 2)
UFC 172: 750,000
UFC 173: 697,000
UFC 174: 784,000 (aired on FX)
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