Moving to Saturday night helped garner more eyes for Bellator this past weekend.

Bellator 183 reached a peak audience of 966,000 viewers, according to a release by Spike Thursday. The event featured Patricky “Pitbull” Freire besting Benson Henderson.

Bellator 183 peaked with 966,000 viewers – with the main event featuring Benson Henderson vs. Patricky “Pitbull” Freire delivering 823,000 viewers.

The overall telecast of Bellator 183 did 646,000 viewers.

(dvr +3)