College student, Scrap Pack and Yang Gang member Smith ready for fight

As Leslie Smith prepares for what may be a number one contender fight against Arlene Blencowe this Friday in Thackerville, Oklahoma, she has learned to manage her time training and going to school.  Smith is working on her Bachelor of Science in Labor and Employment through online courses via Rutgers University.  She has 60 more credits left to finish her degree and then plans on heading east to New Jersey to study for her Master’s degree in the subject at Rutgers. Read more »

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Bellator 233 draws 314,000 on The Paramount Network

Bellator MMA Live 233 on The Paramount Network drew 314,000 viewers according to Nielsen via ShowBuzz Daily.  The event drew a 0.09 rating in the A18-49 demo. Read more »

November 11, 2019 | Jason Cruz

UFC Moscow attendance and gate

UFC on ESPN +21 took place in Moscow on Saturday with the main event drawing a Fight of the Night bonus. Read more »

November 10, 2019 | Jason Cruz

KSI, Logan Paul to earn $900K for their first pro fight

Matchroom Boxing’s promotion of the 2nd fight between YouTubers KSI and Logan Paul goes down at the Staples Center tonight.  Both will take home $900,000 for their first professional fight. Read more »

November 9, 2019 | Jason Cruz

Friday Night Smackdown on Fox draws 2.62M viewer average

Friday Night Smackdown on Fox drew an average of 2.62 million viewers over the two hour telecast according to Nielsen.  The ratings per hour showed a slight increase over last week. Read more »

November 9, 2019 | Jason Cruz

AEW, NXT post ratings gains from last week

AEW saw its first uptick in ratings in its 6th week according to Nielsen.  The ratings were up to 822,000 viewers on TNT while NXT on USA also posted gains with 813,000 viewers. Read more »

November 8, 2019 | Jason Cruz