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Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014

Jon Jones, Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Conor McGregor Among Most Watched Fighters on UFC Fight Pass

Nick Diaz (photo via UFC)

By FCF Staff

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s digital streaming service, Fight Pass, has been operating now for nearly ten months, and fighters like Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Jon Jones and Conor McGregor are reportedly among the most watched.

The promotion recently released figures to Yahoo Sports, regarding the subscription services most searched and watched fighters. According to the outlet’s follow up report, the ten most searched competitors include Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, Anderson Silva, T.J. Dillashaw, Daniel Cormier, Rory MacDonald, Ronda Rousey, Mark Hunt and Cain Velasquez.

The most watched fight for Fight Pass to date is Jon Jones’ decision win over Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165. Some of the other most viewed bouts include Gilbert Melendez’s UD victory over Diego Sanchez at UFC 166, Anderson Silva’s KO loss to Chris Weidman at UFC 162 and Georges St-Pierre’s split decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167.

Conor McGregor’s victories over Max Holloway and Marcus Brimage are also among the top ten, most watched fights.

Fight Pass also allows subscribers to watch bouts from organizations like PRIDE and Strikeforce, which Zuffa purchased before they were folded. According to the aforementioned report, five of Fedor Emelianenko’s bouts are among the most watched fights on Fight Pass, which didn’t take place with the UFC.

Nick Diaz’s wins over Paul Daley, Takanori Gomi and Frank Shamrock, are also among the most watched, non-UFC fights.


posted by FCF Staff @ 1:40 pm
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