According to a report by MMAjunkie.com, the most recent episode of Bellator drew 220,000 viewers. Bellator 79 featured Rich Hale defeating Thiago Santos in the main event from Ontario, Canada.
The number is an increase from Bellator 78, which drew 154,000 viewers on MTV2. The promotion is set to air on Spike TV beginning in 2013.
Bellator is currently in season seven action, and the series has drawn an average of 172,200 viewers.