Tape-Delayed Bellator 177 Card Averages 577,000 Viewers on Spike

By Tristen Critchfield Apr 18, 2017

The tape-delayed Bellator 177 card drew an average audience of 577,000 to Spike on Friday, according to Sports TV Ratings.

Bellator 177 took place at Budapest Sports Arena in Budapest, Hungary, and saw bantamweight champion Eduardo Dantas defeat Leandro Higo via split decision in a non-title bout in the evening’s main event. In the co-main event, former 145-pound title challenge Daniel Weichel earned a split verdict over John Teixeira da Conceicao.

Additionally, Bellator 177 drew 213 viewers in the 18-to-49 year old demographic from 9 p.m. ET to 11:12 p.m. ET on Friday.

It was the second-consecutive international card for the California-based promotion. Bellator 176, which took place in Turin, Italy, and aired on Spike on Saturday, April 8 at 3 p.m. ET, averaged 438,000 viewers for a card headlined by a middleweight championship rematch between Rafael Carvalho and Melvin Manhoef.


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