Bellator 175: Rampage vs King Mo 2’ draw second-best ratings of the year on Spike TV

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Bellator 175 proved to be a massive success for the promotion and Spike TV

Spike’s coverage of Bellator 175 delivers some of the best numbers of year for Spike TV on Friday, March 31.

According to a press release the main event, which featured a heavyweight fight between former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. former Strikeforce champion Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal, drew 1.4 million viewers, peaking with 1.6 million.

During the contest, fans saw Jackson drop three round unanimous decision Lawal, making it one win apiece for the two rivals. Jackson previously earned a controversial decision over Lawal in their initial fight at Bellator 120 in 2014.

Overall, Bellator 175 tallied 1 million viewers and a 0.9 rating with Men 18-49, ranking #3 in its time slot.

These numbers are good for the second highest of 2017 for the promotion. The main event of Bellator 170, featuring a light heavyweight between UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz and fan favorite Chael Sonnen, drew a reported 1.85 million views while the o-main event between Paul Daley vs. Brennan Ward drew 1.7 million.

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Below are the results for the entire night of action at Bellator 175

Bellator 175: “Rampage vs. King Mo 2” (Spike TV):

Bellator 175 “Prelims” Card (

  • Joaquin Buckley def. Justin Patterson via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
  • Tim Cho def. J.D. Hardwick via TKO (punches) R3, 2:43
  • Manny Vazquez def. Nate Williams via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-27, 29-28)
  • James Bochnoviv def. Matt Paul via rear naked choke via R1, 4:30
  • Damian Norris def. Tom Shoaff via unanimous decision (30,27, 30,27, 30-27)
  • Mike DeLaVega def. Brian Akins (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)