Last Saturday’s UFC on Fox 12 scored a 1.5 household rating and 2.5 million viewers, according to The Wrestling Observer Newsletter. The main event saw Robbie Lawler Vs. Matt Brown.
UFC on Fox 12 viewership peaked during the main event, in which Robbie Lawler won a unanimous decision versus Matt Brown, with 3,427,000 viewers
As far as the demo’s go, UFC scored a 1.29 in Males 18-34 and a 1.75 in Males 35-49.
The promotion aired the prelims prior to the main card airing for the first time ever one big Fox, and that two hour program scored a 0.8 rating and 1.3 million viewers.
Round 1: They come out swinging, Brown working the leg kicks. Lawler tags Brown with a right uppercut. Lawler lands a straight right hand. Brown presses forward, but only to eat a right hand by Lawler. Brown connects with a big right hand that stuns Lawler, he presses forward, but runs into a left. Brown with a sweeping leg takedown, he is on top. Brown goes for a choke, but Lawler get’s to his feet. Lawler clinches and puts Brown on the fence, they trade knees and elbows. Lawler with a big right and it hurts Brown. Lawler explodes on Brown, he continues to hunt with Brown pressing forward. Brown just misses a spinning back fist, and Lawler connects with a flurry of strikes.
Round 2: Lawler lands a left uppercut while Brown lands a head kick. Brown is picking up the pace with his kicks, he just misses again with the spinning back fist. Brown shoots in on a double leg and get’s it. Lawler right back to his feet with Brown all over him. They stand, half way through the round. Brown just misses a wild right. Brown lands a nice spinning back kick to the body and then lands a flurry of strikes. Brown looks for a back elbow, but just misses. Lawler fires back with a combo, but we are going to the third round.
Round 3: Brown shoots on a double leg right out of the gate, he get’s it for a second, but can’t deliver it home. They stand and exchange. Lawler lands a kick to the body of Matt Brown. Lawler lands a nice right hook to the face of Brown. Now, Brown is starting to bleed from his left eyebrow. Lawler accidently kicks Brown in the nuts and we take a break. Wait, it was a body shot. Brown shoots in, they clinch and then break. Lawler T’ing off with a right hook. Brown with a power kick to the body of Lawler. They exchange to the bell.
Round 4: Lawler turns it up and get’s a takedown right out of the gate. Lawler in top position, in half guard. Brown is doing a nice job off his back in defense. Brown scoots to the fence where he makes his way up to his feet, only to be pulled down by Lawler. Now, Brown get’s back to his feet. Lawler with an uppercut, but Brown shoots in, but Lawler shrugs him off. Brown looking tired as Lawler is landing straight rights over and over. Brown leans in with a strike and get’s the heck out of the way to avoid shots.
Round 5: Both guys come out and are swinging. Brown lands a nice elbow, but Lawler firing away. Back and forth, Lawler lands a nice combo where he closes the distance just in time to clinch. They break, Lawler lands a left jab. Lawler lands a head kick as Brown is starting to bleed from his nose. Brown with a flurry of right hands that make hurts his right hand. Brown stopped throwing it, Lawler however is landing head kicks and all sorts of strikes. Brown with a nasty elbow, a big right by Brown. Lawler with a spinning back fist, Lawler lands a head kick. Brown misses a spinning back fist, Lawler lands a kick to the body. Brown shoots in, but Lawler kicks in the face and that’s how we end the fight!
Result: Robbie Lawler def. Matt Brown via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47)