The second and final installment of Bellator’s 2013 Summer Series did better than the first show. Bellator 97 scored 679,000 viewers, higher than the previous card that had 480,000 viewers.
The show peaked with 856,000 viewers when Bellator announced their first pay-per-view with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Tito Ortiz.
Lightweight champion Michael Chandler and welterweight champion Ben Askren kept their titles. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal and Vitaly Minakov won their respective tournaments.
Bellator 97 was this past Wednesday, July 31, with a main card that aired on Spike TV.