February 2010
Multichannel News;2/1/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p10
The article reports on the increase of ratings for ring sports such as wrestling and boxing despite issues like use of steroids and violence in the U.S. It states that USA Network's franchise of "World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Monday Night Raw" achieved 5.8 million viewers since 2001. It cites that "Ultimate Fighter" of Spike TV averaged a record of 3.4 million viewers in its 10th season. It also mentions that "World Championship Boxing" series of HBO & Co. reached a 2.4 million viewers.


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