Bellator’s fourth show since debuting on Spike TV last month saw the rating level off. Bellator 88 came in with 807,000 viewers. The week prior drew the lowest numbers since they moved to Spike TV at 705,000 viewers.
The main event saw Alexander Shlemenko knockout Maiquel Falcão in the second round to win the vacant middleweight championship.
The Season 8 featherweight tournament quarterfinals occurred on the show, with Marlon Sandro, Mike Richman, Alexandre Bezerra and Magomedrasul Khasbulaev advancing to the semifinals.
Of the 10 fights, only one went to a decision.
Bellator 88 took place from the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA yesterday, February 7. Spike.com streamed the preliminary part and Spike TV aired the main card at 10 p.m. ET.