Industry sources have confirmed that the UFC on FOX title bout between Cain Velasquez and new champ Junior Dos Santos peaked with 8.8 million viewers on the FOX network. That makes the fight the most-watched MMA fight in U.S. television history.

Within three minutes of the bout's conclusion, the audience dwindled to 5.9 million viewers and overall, the event averaged 5.7 million viewers.

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