Last Friday's Bellator 83 event averaged 105,000 viewers. This marks the second-lowest rated show in Bellator's history on MTV2. The fight card had to cancel it's featherweight tournament main event at the last minute as a result of tournament finalist, Shahbulat Shamhalaev, suffering from food poisoning on fight day.
Overall, the Dec. 7 broadcast averaged 105,000 viewers, which topped only Bellator 53 in 2011, which drew just 103,000 viewers.
Bellator's average rating for season 7 is now 159,000 viewers.
Here is a list of all-time Bellator ratings on MTV2: