Ilima-Lei Macfarlane delivered for Bellator.
The flyweight champion defended her title at Bellator 201 recently, and the ratings have come back in approval of Macfarlane in the main event.
Below is a press release from Bellator:
Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0) demonstrated her growing star power and rising popularity by drawing strong ratings for her successful title defense at Bellator 201 last Friday.
The Ilima-Lei Macfarlane-Alejandra Lara main event for Bellator 201 delivered 710,000 viewers with a peak of 800,000 viewers.
Fueling the growth was a 17% increase in the key demographic of men aged 18-49 compared to the most recent non-tentpole event.
Overall, Bellator 201 drew 562,000 viewers.