he next few days will be a crucial time for Bellator Fighting Championships as they debut on Spike TV and look to define themselves as a promotion on the same level of the UFC. read news >>
Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar didn't do much to shake up the MMA world, but they did draw a record number of viewers to Spike TV for Bellator. read news >>
Spike TV is undoubtedly pleased with the success of Bellator 131, which took place back on Nov. 15, in San Diego, California. The promotion today revealed that "Tito vs. Bonnar" drew an average of 1.8 million viewers, making it the most watched free mixed martial arts (MMA) event on television for 2014, while noting that the main event fight itself peaked at over two million viewers. Bellator President Scott Coker gushes: "Bellator 131 was an incredible event that had something for everybody, an read news >>
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) recently tied a ribbon around its UFC Fight Night 50 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1 from inside the Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., the same night Spike TV aired its Bellator 123 fight card at Mohegan Sun Resort & Casino in nearby Uncasville. And the overnight ratings are pretty close, all things considered. "Jacare vs. Mousasi" returned a .54 overnight rating for its four-fight main card from 10-12 p.m. ET, topped off by the read news >>
Fight Master: Bellator MMA TV ratings continue to rise in the third episode of the Spike TV reality series. read news >>
With the first season of Bellator MMA on Spike TV in the books, Sherdog.com recently spoke with Spike President Kevin Kay. read news >>
Bellator 89 continued the trend of steady TV ratings for the promotion since it made the jump to Spike TV in January, following a stint on MTV2. read news >>
The Bellator Fighting Championships averaged 812,000 viewers during Thursday night’s live broadcast of Bellator 86 on Spike TV. read news >>
The first Bellator MMA broadcast on Spike set a TV ratings record for the promotion, notching in at an average of 938,000 viewers. Bellator 86 didn’t do quite as well, but it didn’t take a hard fall either. read news >>
It was almost a given that Bellator MMA would draw much better TV ratings with its move from MTV2 over to Spike TV, but now we know just how much of a better. read news >>
Bellator 360 marked the launch of Bellator programming on its new television home, and Spike TV officials are pleased with the ratings the show's first two episodes pulled. read news >>
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Bellator's Season 6 has suffered a rough roller coaster ride on MTV2, with Friday's Bellator 66 dipping down towards the season low.
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The TV ratings for Bellator 64 on Friday night tied the Season 6 high for the promotion, drawing 175,000 viewers on MTV2, but the promotion is pinning its future on a move to Spike TV. read news >>
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On a night in which Bellator scored a record for its smallest audience, UFC 136's "UFC Prelims" special on Spike TV did the same.
This past weekend's one-hour, two-fight broadcast drew an all-time series low with a 0.8 household rating and 1.0 million viewers.
Spike TV officials today emailed the ratings information to MMAjunkie.com.
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