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“Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg” sets new precedent for Showtime

strikeforce thumbStrikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg” can currently lay claim to having the highest rating of any martial arts related program aired in the history of Showtime. was recently able to obtain the news through a representative of the Showtime network.

The event was headlined by a female title attraction between Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos and Gina Carano, with other featured bouts including Gegard Mousasi vs. Renato “Babalu” Sobral, Fabricio Werdum vs. Mike Kyle and more.

“Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg” bested out previous Showtime/Strikeforce ventures such as “Shamrock vs. Diaz”, “Lawler vs. Shields”, and “Shamrock vs. Le” in the ratings department.

Showtime is set to re-air the broadcast tomorrow evening (Wednesday, August 19). The entire event is also available on Showtime On Demand from right now through September 14.

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