Bellator 170 was Tito Ortiz’s Last fight. Chael Sonnen returned to fighting after 3 years and admitted that he felt really rusty. Even though both fighters were not in their prime, the numbers still came along from viewers on Spike TV pretty heavily.
Ortiz was able to finish with a first round submission and gave his retirement speech while leaving his fighting gloves in the cage as saying goodbye to the sport. Paul Daley delivered in the co-main event with one of the most brutal flying knee knockouts that the sport has ever seen.
On the next page, the numbers for those that tuned into Spike TV for the are revealed. The numbers are really quite surprising.
(click on page #2 tab below to see the numbers for Sonnen vs Ortiz)