Bellator 92 Attracts 741,000 Viewers to Spike TV for Thursday Night Broadcast
attracted 741,000 viewers to Spike TV for its
initial showing on Thursday night, according to an industry
That figure represents a decline from the previous week, as 901,000
people watched Bellator 91, the most since the promotion’s Season 8
debut on Jan. 17. Thurday’s replay drew an additional 311,000
viewers to Spike, bringing the total audience for the four-hour
block to 1.052 million.
Bellator 92 took place at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in
Temecula, Calif., and featured the semifinals of the organization’s
middleweight and featherweight tournaments. In the 185-pound
Marshall earned a controversial split-verdict over Sultan
Aliev, while Brett
Cooper rallied for a third-round stoppage of Dan
Khasbulaev scored a third-round technical knockout triumph over
Sandro, and Mike
Richman took a split decision against Alexandre
Bezerra at 145 pounds.
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