It looks like flyweights can appeal to the masses.
The flyweights have officially arrived and the numbers from the overnight ratings prove that people were definitely there in support.
The Bellator Fighting Championships averaged 812,000 viewers during Thursday night’s live broadcast of Bellator 86 on Spike TV.
938,000 viewers tuned in to watch the Bellator Fighting Championships’ Spike TV debut on Thursday night, network officials announced Friday.
Saturday night’s Strikeforce swan song averaged just 310,000 viewers, making it the promotion’s least-watched event since September 2011.
The UFC 155 preliminary card averaged 1.4 million viewers during Saturday’s broadcast on the FX network, according to an industry source.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship attracted more than 2 million total viewers to the FX network for event broadcasts on Friday and Saturday night.
Saturday night’s UFC on Fox 5 broadcast peaked with 5.7 million viewers during the evening’s lightweight title headliner, network officials announced Tuesday.
The initial ratings numbers are in for the UFC on Fox 5 card held Saturday night in Seattle, and so far mixed martial arts captured the night in the key 18-49 demographic.
UFC on Fox 5 averaged 3.4 million viewers on Saturday night, a slight increase from the promotion’s previous two efforts on the Fox network.