While the UFC will not be releasing the pay-per-view buyrates for UFC 207, that’s because they are a privately held company, the ratings for the shows preliminary card are in.
The UFC 207 preliminary card, which aired live on Fox Sports 1 and was headlined by a welterweight division fight that saw Neil Magny defeat former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks by decision, had a grand total of 1,511,000 viewers. The featured fight, Magny versus Hendricks, peaked at 1,848,000 viewers. The fight started around 9:30pm EST.
The UFC 207 pre-fight show that aired on Fox Sports 1 averaged 572,000 viewers and the UFC 207 post-fight show that also aired on Fox Sports 1 averaged 404,000 viewers.
The UFC 207 weigh-ins, which also aired on Fox Sports 1 the day before the event, averaged 216,000 viewers and the replay, which aired later in the night on Fox Sports 1 averaged 222,000 viewers.
The UFC 207 preliminary card went head to head with the NCAA Football Orange Bowl, which saw the Florida State Seminoles defeat the Michigan Wolverines, averaged 11,461,000 viewers.