Ilima-Lei Macfarlane Delivers Strong Ratings For Bellator 201

Bellator 201 took place at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. The main card aired on Paramount Network while the prelims on the Bellator MMA app. For the official results you can go here.

Bellator women’s flyweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (8-0) demonstrated her growing star power and rising popularity by drawing strong ratings for her successful title defense at Bellator 201 last Friday.

The Ilima-Lei Macfarlane-Alejandra Lara main event for Bellator 201 delivered 710,000 viewers with a peak of 800,000 viewers.

Fueling the growth was a 17% increase in the key demographic of men aged 18-49 compared to the most recent non-tentpole event.

Overall, Bellator 201 drew 562,000 viewers. (+3 DVR)