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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 company's top four featherweights in its rankings against each other, led the main card to drawing 903,000 viewers, up 11 percent from the usual Fight Night average. The show's peak quarter hour was 1,021,000 viewers. For a comparison, the Nov. 8 Fight Night show did 699,000 viewers, and the prelims befo read news >>

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UFC President Dana White offers his thoughts on the Bellator 131 ratings from their show last Saturday night. Last Saturday, Bellator MMA went head-to-head against the UFC in what turned out to be a memorable night of action for both organizations. CEO Scott Coker proclaimed Bellator 131 to be the official "rebirth" of the promotion, which was later emphasized by their record-breaking achievements. After producing a fight card stacked with an array of enthralling talent, and headlined by a grudg read news >>

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UFC owners would probably bristle at the suggestion they even occupy the same universe as their counterparts over at Bellator MMA. Actually, the bristling is obvious pretty much every time the topic comes up. “I don’t give a s--t what Bellator’s doing or what’s going on with them,” UFC President Dana White said five months ago—via MMA Junkie’s Mike Bohn—as the two rivals prepared to put on competing shows at Connecticut casinos on Sept. 5. “It’s not like Bellator is some organization you have to read news >>

  • 9 days ago
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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 >>

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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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Bellator drew a ratings record for the promotion while the UFC 180 prelims were below average and World Series of Fighting tanked big time. Bellator's first true "Scott Coker event" was a major success for the promotion. In addition to setting a live gate and attendance record for the promotion, Bellator 131 set a viewership record, drawing an average of 1.2 million viewers on Spike TV. The broadcast peaked with 2 million viewers during the main event between Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar. That' read news >>

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The numbers are in for this past weekend's GLORY 18 'Return to GLORY' event that took place in Shawnee, Oklahoma, at the Grand Resort Hotel and Casino. With 352,000 viewers, this is the lowest rated of the promotion's eight fight cards televised on Spike TV, but there are also plenty of positives to take from it. The world's leading kickboxing promotion put on its eighth fight card on Spike TV last weekend (Fri., Nov. 7, 2014). GLORY 18: "Return to GLORY" saw 352,000 viewers tune in to watch Sau read news >>

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Bucking monstrous sports competition, the UFC 179 prelims did 536,000 viewers, the second-lowest audience for that type of show for prelims since the move to Fox Sports 1.The two-hour show was without a marquee star on the undercard with William "Patolino" Macario vs Neil Magny as the main event. But the difference was more the competition with a World Series game and two major college football games going head-to-head. It fell from the 698,000 on the Sept. 27 show which had Dominick Cruz's retu read news >>

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The new boss of Viacom's Bellator MMA promotion has a simple plan for 2015: "put on fights that fans want to see, fights that grab television ratings, fights that put butts in seats and fights that the media wants to cover." Former Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker took over day-to-day operations of Viacom's Bellator MMA in June of this year. Due to the realities of contracts, television schedules and the fight game he hasn't yet had much of a chance to implement his vision for the promotion. In an in read news >>

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Given the unique circumstances on Saturday with baseball, whatever the ratings UFC delivered for its Fight Night from Halifax, Nova Scotia, probably wouldn't be a strong indication of much of anything.Most of the show aired on different stations than advertised. But FOX did alert viewers constantly during the long-running San Francisco Giants vs. Washington Nationals baseball game with screen crawls and announcements, directing them on where to turn. The prelims, being moved from Fox Sports (FS) read news >>

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If there is a lesson of the week, it's that quick main events are usually great for the fans, even better for the guy on the winning side of the fight, but for television broadcasters, they are far from the best thing.This past weekend saw Bellator's Friday night main event, where Brandon Halsey won the middleweight title from Alexander Shlemenko, only last 35 seconds. The next night on FS 1, for the prelims of UFC 178, what many considered the strongest TV main event on a prelim show to date, D read news >>

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