Quinton "Rampage" Jackson proved his drawing power at Bellator 108, propelling the promotion to its second-best TV ratings of the season.
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney recently told MMAWeekly.com that he has strong hopes of repeat efforts for future Bellator fight cards.
Bellator MMA, in one week, more than doubled its TV ratings results week-over-week, setting a new all-time high mark for the promotion.
Bellator 101 drew a slightly smaller overall audience on Friday, Sept. 27, than Bellator’s previous show, but also had an upside to its TV ratings.
The fourth episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Team Rousey vs. Team Tate attracted an audience of 778,000 viewers, a 22-percent improvement over Week 3.
The TV ratings are in for the UFC 165 Prelims on Fox Sports 1. The UFC 165 Prelims broadcast netted 722,000 total viewers.
Bellator’s Season 9 started off slower than expected, but the promotion’s TV ratings have made a steady climb. The trend continued with Bellator 100.
The third episode of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter saw the TV ratings drop to a new low following a week two upswing.
The World Series of Fighting seems to have found its television audience. Last Saturday’s WSOF 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle drew an audience of 227,000 viewers on NBC Sports.
Bellator MMA opened to rather disappointing TV ratings for its Sept. 7 Season 9 opener, but bounced back with significant gains with Friday night’s Bellator 99.