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UFC Bests Bellator In Saturday’s TV Ratings



In a head-to-head battle on TV on Saturday night, the UFC eked out a unanimous decision victory over its chief rival, Bellator.  UFC Fight Night: Bader vs Nogueira 2 averaged 769,000 viewers on FS1 from 9:00 pm to 12:19 am, 374,000 of them in the key 18-49 demographic.  Bellator 165: Chandler vs Henderson, meanwhile, averaged 597,000 viewers on Spike TV when it aired in the same timeslot, 307,000 of them in the 18-49 group.

Close Bellator, but the decision goes to the UFC.

(all #s courtesy of Sports TV Ratings)