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Wednesday, 11/20/2013, 08:01 am

Rampage Jackson Pulls In Big Ratings In Bellator Debut

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson apparently helped propel Bellator 108 to receive strong television viewership ratings last Friday.

Bellator 108 was watched by an average of 793,000 viewers, and viewership peaked during the fight between Jackson and Joey “The Mexicutioner” Beltran with 1.2 million viewers.

It seems like good news for Bellator, who have invested heavily in promoting the former UFC light heavyweight champion as a top contender in the Bellator promotion.

Jackson won his fight against Beltran by first round TKO at 4:59 seconds of the first round, and with that win, he places himself in a position as one of the most marketable and well-known members of Bellator’s roster.

It is still unknown where Bellator will go from here in promoting Jackson, but Jackson said in his post-fight speech “Bjorn Rebney saved my knees. I proved I still got it. Everybody in my weight class better be shaking in their boots. Y’all have no idea, I’m back.”

Miss the Beltran vs. Rampage fight? Check it out here.

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