Despite not featuring a title fight, the recent Bellator 161 event still ranked third in terms of live sports aired this past Friday night on Spike.
Headlined by Cheick Kongo vs. Tony Johnson, the event was watched by an average of 758,000 viewers, peaking with 966,000.
Only a pair of college football games trumped Bellator in the ratings.
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Bellator 161 delivered 758,000 viewers peaking with 966,000. The Spike telecast ranked #3 for LIVE sports events on cable for the day – behind college football.
(DVR +3 ratings)