Bellator 128 TV viewership up nearly 10 percent from last week with 668k viewers in preliminary ratings

Bellator 128 took place on Friday night at the Global Events Center inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma and the card was headlined by Joe Warren defeating Eduardo Dantas by decision to win the unified Bellator bantamweight title. B128 WI

According to Nielsen sources, Bellator 128’s preliminary live viewership landed at 668,000 total viewers and this is up nearly 10 percent from Bellator 127’s preliminary viewership number of 609,000.

With the viewership from Friday night, the average for season eleven is now at 685,000 and this is up from the season ten main card average of 683,000. This was the sixth show of season eleven and after six shows in season ten, the average viewership in the preliminary ratings was 713,000.

On Friday night, the Bellator 128 broadcast went up against MLB Playoffs on TBS (5.920 million), Smackdown on SyFi (2.671 million), and College Football on ESPN (1.310 million).

The television ratings for the eleventh season of Bellator are below.

Bellator 123:
Live+SD: 667,000 with peak of 979,000
+3 DVR: 777,000 with peak of 1,193,000

Bellator 124:
Live+SD: 771,000 with peak of 1,271,000
+3 DVR: 836,000 with peak of 1,429,000

Bellator 125:
Live+SD: 742,000 with peak of 1,120,000
+3 DVR: 796,000 with peak of 1,250,000

Bellator 126:
Live+SD: 656,000 with peak of 942,000
+3 DVR: 687,000 with peak of 1,011,000

Bellator 127:
Live+SD: 609,000 with peak of 780,000
+3 DVR: 670,000 with peak of 886,000

Bellator 128:
Live+SD: 668,000 with peak of 946,000
+3 DVR: Will be available tomorrow

Stay with for ongoing coverage of the Nielsen ratings battle between Bellator MMA and the UFC.