Bellator 47 Draws Second Best TV Ratings in Promotion’s Partnership with MTV2


Bellator Fighting Championships MMA LogoBellator 47 on Saturday night delivered solid ratings with its two-hour telecast on MTV2. The show drew 261,000 viewers, making it the second-most watch Bellator event since the promotion entered into a partnership with MTV2 starting with Season 4.

Bellator 47 was the second installment of the promotion’s three-episode Summer Series. The draw was well above Bellator 46, which pulled in an average audience of 185,000 viewers. It also topped the Season 4 average of 215,000 viewers per episode.

Pat Curran defeated Ronnie Mann and Marlon Sandro bested Nazareno Malegarie in the two feature fights at Bellator 47. The victories move Curran and Sandro into the finals of the Bellator Summer Series Featherweight Tournament, which will take place at Bellator 48 on Aug. 20 in Connecticut.

Bellator 47 was also the promotion’s first event on Canadian soil.

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

  • 5 days ago
  • 6 views

Saturday night's UFC on FOX special, featuring the five-round war between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic on a mostly heavyweight fight card, did 2.8 million viewers overall, and peaked at 3.8 mil read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 5 views

MMA Fighting's Esther Lin is on the scene during UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday night in Austin, Texas. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 3 views

Frankie Edgar made a solid case for a rematch against featherweight champion Jose Aldo by dominating No. 2-ranked Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57 on Saturday. read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 2 views

AUSTIN, Texas – Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 57 event drew an announced attendance of 10,131 for a live gate of $670,022.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 29 days ago
  • 0 views

The UFC is heading back to New Jersey. The organization announced Saturday night it will hold a UFC on FOX event April 18 at Prudential Center in Newark. The city has been an annual stop for the UFC read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

Frankie Edgar's demolition of Cub Swanson on Saturday night may bring us back to the inevitable fork in the road. Edgar, based on beating Swanson, and he did far more than just beat him, should be th read news >>

  • 28 days ago
  • 4 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Saturday night announced that the promotion would return to New Jersey in the spring of 2015. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
  • 4 views

Check out all the action from Saturday's UFC Fight Night 57 in slo-mo. Former UFC champ Frankie Edgar ended Cub Swanson's run towards a featherweight title shot. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 6 views

UFC Fight Night 57, which faced strong sports competition on Saturday, led FOX Sports 1 to a strong Saturday night in the ratings.The Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson main event, pitting two of the comp read news >>

Jump to: