Ratings Report: Bellator 134 draws 872k average viewers in live viewership and 937k average in +3 DVR

Bellator 134 took place on Friday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut and the card was headlined by Liam McGeary winning the Bellator light heavyweight title with a decision victory over Emanuel Newton.

Bellator - Lucas Noonan
Bellator – Lucas Noonan

According to Nielsen sources, Bellator 134’s preliminary live viewership landed at 872,000 total viewers and this is the second time under the Scott Coker era of Bellator that the average audience was over 800,000 viewers.

The main event fight between McGeary and Newton average 1.1 million viewers and peaked at 1.2 million viewers.

When it comes to the +3 DVR numbers, the show average 937,000 viewers and peaked at 1.3 million. Overall, 75 minutes of the three hour broadcast had an audience of 1 million viewers or more.

Bellator 134: The British Invasion made the top 100 cable shows on Friday night and was the number two show in the Nielson Twitter TV ratings under the category of “Series and Specials.”

With the viewership numbers from Friday, the average viewership for a Bellator show under Coker is now at 717,000 viewers and below is the preliminary ratings average for all of the Bellator events that aired on Spike TV since Coker took over as President of Bellator.

Bellator 122: 572,000
Bellator 123: 667,000
Bellator 124: 771,000
Bellator 125: 742,000
Bellator 126: 656,000
Bellator 127: 609,000
Bellator 128: 668,000
Bellator 129: 564,000
Bellator 130: 664,000
Bellator 131: 1.2 million
Bellator 132: 767,000
Bellator 133: 565,000
Bellator 134: 872,000