The Bellator 120 pay-per-view was replayed for the first time on Spike TV this past Friday night and the broadcast was one of the top 100 shows on cable on Friday.
According to Nielsen sources, the replay of the pay-per-view event had 890,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings and it came in at number 60 in the top cable shows on Friday in the Adult 18-49 demo.
When it came to the competition, Family Guy on Adult Swim won the night with over 2 million viewers, and Friday Night Smackdown on SyFy drew 1.8 million viewers.
How good is the 890,000 number for Spike TV and Bellator? The largest viewership in the preliminary ratings for a season ten event of Bellator came at the beginning of the season with Bellator 110. That fight card drew 880,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings and that was only one of two cards in season ten to draw over 800,000 viewers in the preliminary ratings.
The preliminary television ratings for Bellator in 2014 is below.
Bellator 110: 880,000
Bellator 111: 653,000
Bellator 112: 699,000
Bellator 113: 507,000
Bellator 114: 711,000
Bellator 115: 828,000
Bellator 116: 572,000
Bellator 117: 617,000
Bellator 118: 701,000
Bellator 119: 667,000
Bellator 120: 712,000 (PPV Prelims)
Bellator 120: 890,000 (PPV Replay on July 18th)
Bellator 121: 668,000
Stay with TheMMAReport.com for ongoing coverage of the Nielsen ratings battle between Bellator MMA and the UFC.